Omgeo bolsters collateral management team

Source: Omgeo

Omgeo, the global standard for post-trade efficiency, today announced that the firm has hired three new associates to support sales efforts for Omgeo ProtoColl.

Steve Anglin, Greg Ballesty and Antony Cure have all joined Omgeo in various collateral management capacities around the globe. Through sophisticated workflow and an exception-based approach, Omgeo ProtoColl empowers users to manage their collateral more efficiently, optimize inventory and proactively control risk from one intuitive dashboard.

Steve Anglin has been appointed sales support manager, Americas. Based in New York, his primary responsibility will be to support pre-sales efforts in the collateral management space, where he'll provide vital analysis and intelligence to the sales team. He reports to Armando Hernandez, director of sales support, Americas. Mr. Anglin has worked for both banks and vendors specialising in derivatives and collateral management. He joins Omgeo from JP Morgan Chase where he was product manager for derivatives collateral management. There he was very involved with pre-sales activities in marketing JP Morgan Chase's collateral management service. Prior to JP Morgan Chase, Mr. Anglin worked for, among other companies, GE Capital and Algorithmics.

Based in Sydney, Australia, Greg Ballesty has been appointed sales support manager, Asia Pacific, as the firm looks to expand its offering in the region. He reports to Marco Knaap, sales director, Omgeo ProtoColl. Prior to joining Omgeo, Mr. Ballesty worked for Thomson Reuters in the trade and risk management division. Before Thomson Reuters, he worked at Algorithmics for seven years where he was part of the management team running pre- and post-sales activities and professional services in APAC. Collateral management was one of his key focus areas. Earlier in his career, Mr. Ballesty held numerous positions at Commonwealth Bank in the institutional bank division.

Antony Cure is based in London and has been appointed sales support manager, EMEA. Reporting to Marco Knaap, he will help support the pre-sales efforts in the collateral management arena in the region and provide market intelligence on new trends impacting the sector. Most recently, Mr. Cure worked at Credit Suisse as vice president/derivatives emerging markets middle office manager. He has also held relevant collateral and margin positions at HSBC Bank PLC, Lehman Brothers and JP Morgan Chase, among other financial roles.

"Since Omgeo's foray into collateral management a year ago, we've seen demand for ProtoColl soar especially amongst those collateral managers looking for a high level of automation," said Mark James, managing director, ProtoColl, Omgeo. "Adding Steve, Greg and Antony to the ProtoColl team will help Omgeo as we continue to fulfill the needs of the community. Each of them brings tremendous breadth and depth of experience and perspective that will no doubt benefit both Omgeo and our entire client community."

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