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Orc announces Americas management changes

First Published 29th September 2015

Jesper Alfredsson appointed president Orc Americas, Oscar Jönsson as VP of Sales, Orc Americas.

Jesper Alfredsson, Orc Americas

Jesper Alfredsson, Orc Americas

"There is tremendous growth potential in the Americas region, and Orc's offering is well positioned to meet the particular needs of this market."

Chicago - Orc, the provider of electronic trading technology for listed derivatives, has announced management changes to support growth in the Americas region. Orc has appointed Jesper Alfredsson as President Orc Americas and Oscar Jönsson as Vice President Sales, Orc Americas.

"We are pleased to introduce two of Orc's finest talents to the Orc Americas management," said Troels Philip Jensen, COO, Orc Group. "With his solid Orc background and strategic market insight, Jesper Alfredsson is perfectly suited to manage Orc's further growth in the region. Oscar Jönsson brings customer dedication and a genuine understanding of the challenges facing our clients who rely on our tools and solutions for their everyday success."

Since joining Orc in Stockholm in 1998, Alfredsson has held key positions in Sales, Services and Product Management. Most recently, he served as chief strategy officer and vice president Engineering. As President Orc Americas, Alfredsson will oversee activity in the region and contribute to the strategic direction of the company.

"There is tremendous growth potential in the Americas region, and Orc's offering is well positioned to meet the particular needs of this market," said Jesper Alfredsson. "I look forward to further providing our clients in the Americas with the control, flexibility and high-performance tools they need to maintain their competitive edge, together with the first-rate local support and quality services that complement our trading technology offering."

Oscar Jönsson, new vice president Sales in the Americas is another recruit from the Stockholm office. He joined the company in 2007 as a Trading Software Analyst and has also held positions as Sales Engineer and Product Manager. Most recently he worked with strategic business development. His mission with Orc Americas will focus on strengthening client relationships and building new business.

"I am thrilled to represent Orc in the Americas, and to deliver our enhanced offering to some of the world's most demanding trading technology users," said Oscar Jönsson. "To learn how our solutions best can match present and future requirements for functionality, performance and compliance, Orc's approach is to complement the ongoing dialogue with firms and users across the Americas with comprehensive market research."