Markit Group Limited (“Markit”), the leading provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing to the global financial markets, today announced the appointment of Niall Cameron to its Executive Management team.
Cameron joins Markit as an Executive Vice President and will take responsibility for Markit's Index Management and Equities businesses.
Cameron has worked in the capital markets for over 20 years with experience in fixed income, equities and foreign exchange. Most recently he was Global Head of Traded Markets and member of the Global Markets Executive Committee at ABN AMRO where he worked for more than seven years. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Cambridge University.
Lance Uggla, Chief Executive Officer of Markit, commented: "Niall is greatly respected in the global markets, and we are thrilled to have him at the helm of one of our fastest growing businesses. He joins us at a very exciting time when we are developing new businesses to bring transparency and liquidity to both exchange traded and over-the-counter markets. Niall has an abundance of ideas, and we look forward to the valuable contribution he will make to the firm's leadership."
Niall Cameron said: "I have worked with Markit since their early days and know and understand the business model well. I am very excited to be joining a dynamic company which is extremely well positioned to grow significantly in the coming years."