OptionsCity names Dan Rooney VP of global sales

Source: OptionsCity Software

OptionsCity Software, a global provider of electronic trading solutions for professional futures and options traders, today announced that Dan Rooney joined the company as the Vice President of Global Sales.

At OptionsCity, Rooney will lead the company’s global sales force in Chicago, New York and London and be responsible for maintaining and growing the company’s broad client base. Rooney will also bring broad-based industry knowledge to OptionsCity’s leadership team, helping to define and execute the company’s strategic vision.

“OptionsCity continues to push the bounds of what professional trading software can achieve, most recently with the launch of our fully modular and customizable Metro NOW,” said Hazem Dawani, CEO and cofounder of OptionsCity. “With his experience and track record, Dan will help accelerate OptionsCity’s growth and expansion into new international markets, while solidifying our position as the best choice to trade futures and options on futures.”

“With Metro NOW, OptionsCity moved to the forefront of innovation in professional trading software development,” said Rooney. “I am excited for the opportunity to help the company educate the market about Metro NOW’s unique ability to simplify trading, risk management and market making.”

Rooney joins OptionsCity following a variety of senior level leadership roles. Most recently, Rooney was the managing director of sell-side sales at Eze Software Group. Previously, he was the CEO of RealTick EMS, a hosted solution for financial applications, where he added global buy-side and institutional sell-side customers at a record pace. He also drove RealTick’s expansion in Europe and Asia, including the establishment of a Hong Kong office.

Dawani added, “Dan understands what it takes to build and lead a winning team. He has held a diverse set of roles throughout his career, and in each, he demonstrated the ability to build world-class teams and drive results.”

Rooney received a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance from Marquette University.

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