Tag, a pioneering provider of independent execution quality and transaction cost analysis metrics for the buy-side and sell-side, today announced it has appointed Kimberly Oliver, an industry veteran and expert, as its Vice President of Operations.
Ms. Oliver brings to TAG over 30 years of compliance and trading execution experience in the securities industry. Prior to joining TAG, Ms. Oliver was employed by Thomson Reuters Transaction Analytics, formerly known as MSI, and managed the compliance support and production teams. Ms. Oliver began her career at the Chicago Stock Exchange in trading floor operations and moved on to IT, monitoring Trading Floor systems and Quality Assurance.
In her new role, Ms. Oliver will oversee operations to ensure timely delivery of all TAG products and services. She will work closely with TAG's programming and development teams to enhance current product capabilities and assist in future product development.
"This is an ideal time to join TAG as the industry need for best execution and transaction cost analysis tools continues to grow amid increased surveillance and new regulations pertaining to Market Access," said Ms. Oliver. "I look forward working with the various product teams at TAG to continue the firm's heritage of developing new and innovative products for the finance industry."
Added Ben Calev, Chief Technology Officer at TAG: "Kim's vast industry expertise and extensive knowledge of order handling and execution regulations and services is a valued asset for TAG's continued growth. She's a welcome addition to our growing global team."