Ancoa expands board and commercial team

Source: Ancoa

Ancoa, providers of contextual surveillance and insightful analytics for exchanges, regulators, buy- & sell-side firms, today announced the addition of new management team members to support the rapid growth of their business.

Ancoa is the highly sophisticated monitoring and surveillance platform that helps financial services firms take full control of their regulatory, reputational and operational risks across markets, functions and asset classes.  Ancoa’s approach to real-time monitoring of trading activity enables users to spot irregular behaviours, as well as detect and investigate potential market abuse scenarios.  Provided upon a single, easy to deploy and simple to use platform, customers benefit from market-wide aggregated information and historical context to identify and analyse market events. 

Adedamola Adetola and Yogita Mehta have been appointed Commercial Directors, responsible for different client segments and reporting into Kurt Vandebroek, CEO, Ancoa.  Ade is focused on supporting the needs of regulators, exchanges and broker dealers with Yogita concentrating on bank and buy-side requirements.  Both executives bring extensive experience as commercial directors having previously worked for Bloomberg Tradebook and Barclays Capital and, Tbricks and DTCC respectively. 

Also reporting into Kurt is Stefan Hoefnagels who extends the growing team and joins from Societe Generale and Rabobank.  Stefan’s appointment as Sales Representative sees him take responsibility for guiding Ancoa’s international expansion across the Americas and Asia Pacific.

Dipen Thaker also joins Ancoa as Product Manager from Thomson Reuters where he was part of the Innovative Industry Solutions team specialising in Benchmark surveillance solutions. Dipen has over 20 years Investment Banking experience, delivering Risks solutions for organisations such as RBS and Citi.

Joining Ancoa’s board is Johan Buyle who has over twenty years of experience in various aspects of the financial services industry.  Johan has been involved in numerous transactional operations for Acquisition Finance at Fortis Bank, and spent several years as an investment manager at AlpInvest and at Fortis Private Equity. Johan joins existing board members Stefan Hendrickx, Andrew Louth, Hans Cobben and Stefan Dierckx.

Kurt Vandebroek, CEO, Ancoa, added, “There is a clear appetite for our market surveillance capabilities which is reflected in the expansion of our sales and product teams.  We are committed to helping our customers address their market surveillance challenges and look forward to continuing to introduce our new team members to the market.”

Stefan Hendrickx, Founder and Executive Director, Ancoa, “Core to our growth is an experienced board and strong management and sales team which will enable us to expand and deliver the services we anticipate will be required by our customers.  We're delighted to welcome these highly-regarded and well-respected individuals to our team."

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