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GoldenSource expands company leadership

First Published 23rd January 2014

GoldenSource appoints John H. Eley CEO; Mike Meriton named Vice Chairman.

New York, London, and Mumbai - GoldenSource, the independent provider of enterprise data management (EDM) solutions for the securities and investment industry, has announced the appointment of John H. Eley to the position of CEO. The organization also announced that Mike Meriton has been appointed to the position of Vice Chairman.

"It is exciting to join GoldenSource at this transformational time in the EDM marketplace," said Eley. "GoldenSource is unique in its ability to power both financial institutions and shared utilities with an integrated 360 EDM solution combining instrument, entity, and transaction data on a single platform, bringing quality and transparency into the data supply chain. I look forward to leading the company in its next phase of growth."

Eley has successfully grown and run multiple financial technology businesses, serving as President and CEO of Pivot, Inc., and of Hotspot FX. Eley brings 25 years of capital markets experience to GoldenSource.

Meriton has previously served as CEO of GoldenSource. He co-founded the EDM Council in 2005. In 2013, Meriton led the industry in practical deployment of the FIBO (Financial Industry Business Ontology) semantic standard, by making GoldenSource the first EDM solution provider to adopt open FIBO standards.

Meriton said, "GoldenSource has led the way as EDM emerged as an area of major focus for financial institutions in all segments of the industry and in all areas of the world. The company is now accelerating to take advantage of new strategic partnership opportunities in this growing market. I am pleased to help position GoldenSource to lead mass adoption of EDM as the market dramatically expands."