Grant Wilson, Neptune Networks Ltd CEO, will step down by December 2019.
Under his tenure as CEO of the firm, Grant has helped grow Neptune to around 30 sell-side and over 50 buy-side clients, of which the buy-side firms have a combined AUM of $26 trillion. This includes rapid expansion into the US over the past 18-months, making it the only data & analytics provider to show consistent growth over the last five years.
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank Grant for his commitment, expertise and energy in evolving Neptune from what was initially a buy-side and sell-side collaborative project 5 years ago, to what is now a successful company. Neptune Networks, who was incorporated 3 years ago, has shown continued growth and has become dynamic in the data and analytics space in the financial markets with a great deal of opportunities ahead of it,” said Stephane Malrait, Chair of Neptune Board, “Neptune will continue to work with Etrading Software as technology a provider.”
“I have enjoyed my time working in collaboration with the Neptune stakeholders and have learnt a lot in the past 5 years which will hold me in good stead as I move onto new challenges. As Neptune is in a strong place, now is the right time to hand the reins to someone with a fresh perspective who can drive Neptune forward for its shareholders and users alike. I leave behind a strong team and a solid foundation which will continue to deliver and I look forward to seeing the continued success of the platform as market structure changes take hold in the financial markets,” said Grant Wilson.