Martin Cole has been appointed as Managing Director of Telekurs (U.K.) He will assume his new role on 21st January 2008.
With over 70 employees in London, Edinburgh and Dublin, Telekurs (U.K.) is one of the most important subsidiaries of Telekurs Financial.
Cole has more than 20 years experience in the Financial Industry. Prior to joining Telekurs Financial, he was Head of Sales & Marketing at CounterpartyLink Ltd, London, supplying legal entity reference data to risk management and compliance departments.
Marc Carletti, CEO Telekurs Financial said: "Martin brings a wealth of experience to this position. We are happy to be able to capitalize on his strengths and that he will help us to further develop our position as the third largest financial market information provider in Europe".
Cole commented: "I'm delighted to be joining Telekurs at this exciting time. With the new structure of the Group, the pace of change in the marketplace and the huge upsurge in data volumes that we are seeing, I am looking forward to the challenge of further developing the Telekurs business in the UK".
Before he joined CounterpartyLink at it's formation in 2005, Martin was Managing Director of Dun & Bradstreet, UK and Ireland. He joined D&B in July 2003, and was responsible for all customer facing operations in the UK and was also a member of the company's European Leadership Team. From 1986 to 2002 Martin enjoyed a progressive career in Sales and Marketing at Reuters, including being Marketing Director in the UK and Ireland and Managing Director, Reuters Trading Systems, UK and Ireland.