Caplin appoints Scott McLeod director of sales

Source: Caplin Systems

Caplin Systems, the real-time web company, today announced the hire of Scott McLeod as director of sales.

Reporting to Adam Hawley, commercial director, McLeod will be responsible for Caplin's global sales and marketing activities. He commenced his new role on 18th February 2008 and is based in London.

McLeod's financial markets experience, specifically in investment banking technology, spans over 20 years. His career includes senior sales and marketing roles at Reuters, Instinet Fixed Income, Quotron and, most recently, Ion Trading, where he was sales and marketing manager. Throughout his career, McLeod has contributed to major bottom-line growth in the European and US markets.

McLeod holds an MBA from the University of Warwick, a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology, Sydney, and an ISMA General Trading Certificate. He is an SFA Registered Representative.

"Caplin's commitment and vision is something that strikes a significant chord with me," says Scott McLeod. "The product set is truly state-of-the-art and I can see it being a perfect fit for the future of desktops in the financial community. I think that this is a very exciting time to be part of Caplin and I am looking forward to further accelerating Caplin's already rapid revenue growth and ensuring that it is the pre-eminent vendor of web-based real-time trading solutions."

"Scott's appointment is a direct result of our organic global growth and the increasingly strong demand for our products in the market place," says Paul Caplin, founder and CEO. "He has a proven track record, a wealth of industry experience, and a deep understanding of how the market is evolving. He is an ideal match for us and our vision for the future."

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