LiquidityBook Hires Jonathan Cross to Lead EMEA Business Operations

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LONDON, May 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiquidityBook, a leading provider of buy-side and sell-side cloud-native trading solutions, today announced the hiring of Jonathan Cross as Managing Director, EMEA. He will be based in the company’s London office and will report directly to CEO Kevin Samuel.

Mr. Cross will manage all aspects of LiquidityBook’s business operations in the EMEA region, including the continued development of the company’s European buy-side and sell-side client base. He will play a key role in securing long-term growth opportunities internationally as LiquidityBook executes its global expansion strategy. Mr. Cross will also oversee day-to-day operations in the EMEA region.

A veteran of the fintech industry, Mr. Cross brings more than two decades of senior leadership experience to the role. He most recently served as Head of Sales and Business Development at Messer Financial Software, where he worked to revitalize the company’s European business line and oversaw all sales, implementation projects and professional services from start to finish. Prior to his time at Messer, he notably served as COO in the asset management arm of Broadridge Financial Services, and held the same position at Tradar (now part of SS&C Eze).

Early in his career, Mr. Cross worked as a developer at several leading financial institutions, including Barclays Capital, JP Morgan, Landesbank Berlin, Barings and Hoskyns Group.

Commenting on the hiring of Mr. Cross, Mr. Samuel said, “We are delighted to add Jon to our leadership team. He brings strong technical knowledge and an in-depth understanding of trading systems. As we work towards the continued global expansion of our business, we have prioritized hiring exceptional people who fully understand the needs of our customers and prospects – and Jon is no exception. »

Mr. Cross said, “I am delighted to join LiquidityBook at this exciting stage in the evolution of the business. This team has built a truly formidable global reputation thanks to LiquidityBook’s robust set of solutions, state-of-the-art technology and first-class customer service for both. on the buying and selling side. The company has experienced significant growth in recent years, and it has also been active in the development of new products and enhancements throughout the commercial life cycle. I look forward to driving continued customer expansion and adoption of the entire product line in the EMEA region.”

This senior hire is just the latest in what has been a period of significant growth for LiquidityBook. The ranks of the firm continue to grow, with BryonCole as a buy-side sales manager and three new sell side recruits being the latest additions to the team. LiquidityBook also recently announced a extension of its API capabilitiesthe latest in a long line of customer-centric product updates.

About LiquidityBook

LiquidityBook is a leading provider of cloud-native buy-side and sell-side trading solutions and is trusted by many of the largest and most sophisticated companies in the industry. The LiquidityBook platform is easily configurable and enhanced daily with client requests, giving these businesses peace of mind that their trading platform will adapt and evolve as they grow. A disruptive force in the market for over 15 years, founder-led LiquidityBook backs its platform with unparalleled support and utilizes a customer-centric business model with no hidden fees. For more information, please visit www.liquiditybook.com or contact [email protected]


Sam Belden
Forefront Communications for LiquidityBook
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