NumeriX, the award-winning, independent leader in pricing and risk analytics for fixed income, credit, foreign exchange, hybrids, cross currency, commodities, inflation rate and equity derivatives, today announced that James J. Jockle has joined the company as senior vice president of marketing.
Jockle's appointment underscores NumeriX's commitment to further its relationships with its customers and its global partner network with the highest-quality brand experiences across its entire suite of derivatives solutions.
In this role, Jockle will oversee NumeriX's marketing department and support all areas of strategy and management as well as provide leadership and direction for the market research function. He will also drive branding initiatives, corporate and product positioning and associated intellectual property agreements while managing all aspects of NumeriX's marketing communications.
"Looking ahead, we have a very ambitious agenda with several new product and model launches planned for 2008. As we come to market with these new offerings, it is imperative that we effectively communicate with our customers, our expansive partner network, and the broader market to ensure that all market participants have knowledge and access to the most sophisticated structuring and pricing software for the derivatives market," said Steven R. O'Hanlon, President and COO of NumeriX.
"Jim has a unique knowledge of the global credit and derivatives market and will bring a fresh approach to our product marketing and overall corporate positioning," O'Hanlon continued. "As NumeriX continues to grow, it is critical that we expand our management team with proven, high-caliber executives. Jim's combination of experience and drive will make him an excellent fit, and we are excited to bring him on board."
Jockle joins NumeriX after nine years at Fitch Ratings, one of the world's leading rating agencies, where he was most recently responsible for global marketing communications and corporate communications. During his tenure at Fitch, Jockle worked on several key initiatives serving the derivatives market. This includes the marketing of FitchCDX, a platform for derivatives research and data, and the development of a new brand dedicated to the enhancement ofemeement of credit derivative and structured credit ratings, products and services. Prior to Fitch, Jockle was a member of the communications team of Moody's Investors Service.