TradingScreen Opens Office in Singapore Expands South East Asia and Pacific Presence
First Published 9th July 2009
state of Singapore. Singapore's strategic geographical location will allow TradingScreen to better serve both the local and regional Buy-Side communities, as well as build on distribution capabilities for its multi-asset class execution management system (EMS) and service offerings in the region. Located in Singapore's financial district at Six Battery Road, the company's South East Asian and Pacific regional client relationships will be managed through the Singapore office.
Michael Chin, President of TradingScreen, Inc. said:"The opening of our Singapore office is a continuation of our longstanding success in - and commitment to - the Asia-Pacific region"
Commenting on the office opening, Michael Chin, President of TradingScreen, Inc. said:"The opening of our Singapore office is a continuation of our longstanding success in - and commitment to - the Asia-Pacific region. We have identified a number of opportunities in the region, including those in emerging markets, which we will better capitalize upon by the addition and commitment of local resources. Not only will our existing client base in Singapore benefit from the local coverage, but by being on the ground in Singapore we will also augment our ability to more efficiently and resourcefully grow our Asia-Pacific franchise."
Nathan Walker has been appointed Head of South East Asia and Pacific for TradingScreen, Inc. Walker will be based in Singapore and work jointly with TradingScreen's Hong Kong-based Head of North Asia, Bernard Ho, who also oversees the company's Japan business in the region.
"I am very excited to be joining TradingScreen during the company's expansion phase in Asia and the Pacific region," Walker said. "TradingScreen is the leading independent technology provider in the Asia-Pacific region today that allows traders to access global markets and multiple executing brokers, as well as trade multiple asset classes under one platform." Added Walker: "With my experience in the use of EMS technology within the Asia-Pacific Buy-Side community, I plan to build on TradingScreen's success and reputation as the leader in their field."
Prior to joining TradingScreen, Walker spent nearly ten years with Bloomberg LP, and was most recently based in Singapore. During his tenure with the company, Walker's roles ranged from Manager of the Emerging Markets and Singapore Sales Teams, to serving as a key member of the Execution Management System (EMS) team in Australia. Before joining Bloomberg, Walker served as Manager for Capital Markets at Reuters in Australia.