NYFIX, Inc (Pink Sheets: NYFX), a trusted provider of innovative solutions that optimize trading efficiency, announced today that Mitchel A. Lenson has been appointed to its Board of Directors.
"With over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry we feel very fortunate to have Mitchel join our Board," said Howard Edelstein, CEO of NYFIX, Inc. "Mitchel's expertise and understanding of technology combined with his deep working knowledge of the European securities landscape will be extremely valuable to NYFIX. We're very excited to welcome him aboard."
Previously, Mr. Lenson was Group Chief Information Officer at Deutsche Bank from 2000 until his retirement in 2005. Prior to that, he was with Swiss Bank Corporation, which he joined in 1994 and remained with through the creation of UBS where he acted as Managing Director and the Global Head of Operations. Previously Mr. Lenson has held positions as non-executive Chairman of BCS PLC, a board member of European clearing firm Euroclear, and was a founding member of the European Securities Forum. Mr. Lenson is currently a partner in Olivant Advisers Limited.
Mr. Lenson received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in business finance from City of London Polytechnic and his MBA in finance and banking from City University Business School.