IPC Systems, Inc., a leading provider of trading communications solutions to the world's top financial services firms, today announced the appointment of Peter Brucia to Vice President of Sales, focused on increasing data services worldwide.
In this newly created position, Brucia is responsible for developing and managing strategic relationships with global enterprises. He will also work with IPC's engineering team in developing new data connectivity services. Brucia brings more than 30 years of experience within telecommunications, technology and the financial services industries. Most recently, Brucia was responsible for global account management at BT Radianz. He has also led data connectivity product development teams and is credited on 2 patent applications. Previously, he held sales and marketing positions focused on the financial sector at MCI.
"Our electronic trading and enhanced voice services are growing, and Pete's deep knowledge of the market and his experience in developing strategic relationships will help ensure continued growth," David Brown, senior vice president for Network Services Operations, said. "I am delighted that Peter has joined the IPC team and look forward to having him on-board as an invaluable asset in accelerating the growth of our DirectConnect and Connexus extranet services."
Brucia's appointment continues IPC's expansion of its data connectivity services. In addition to the recent hiring of Tim Carmody as Vice President of Global engineering, IPC has expanded its Network Services engineering and customer support staff. In addition, IPC recently launched Connexus, the company's financial extranet service.
"It's an exciting time to join IPC," Pete Brucia said. "The company is innovative and expanding its data connectivity services to provide customers with the tools they need to trade more effectively and grow their businesses. The most recent example is the launch of the Connexus extranet service which provides customers with access to a range of trade lifecycle services over a single secure connection."