Netherlands-based data integration systems vendor Asset Control International has appointed Bridget Piraino and Durk Valk as vice presidents of marketing & alliances, and operations, respectively.
Ger Rosenkamp, CEO of Asset Control says the company perceived a need to expand its management structure to address the mounting interest in Asset Control by capital markets institutions in the US and Europe.
Piraino, who will be based in the company's New York office, will head global marketing and industry alliances. Most recently she was director of global financial services industry marketing at SeeBeyond Technology Corporation.
Previously she held management positions in financial technology sales and marketing at Sybase, Tibco Financial Technologies, and Enterprise Engineering. Prior to this, Piraino was responsible for data systems management within the fixed income research group at Goldman Sachs & Co.
Valk has been charged with overseeing global operations from company headquarters in the Netherlands. Over the past 14 years, he has lead major IT consulting projects from business planning through implementation for Logica, PTT Telecom, and KPN Telecom in the Netherlands. Since 1999, he has served as co-founder and director of the Get There Group.
Asset Control software is typically used by financial institutions to manage multi-vendor security master, corporate action, counterparty, historic and real-time market data within a high-performance, integrated repository framework. Clients include the London Clearing House, Abbey National, ABN AMRO, Bankgesellschaft Berlin, Barclays Capital, Commerzbank, Dresdner Bank, HypoVereinsbank, ING, ITG and Robeco.