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Colt appoints Andrew Housden as VP of Capital Markets

First Published 14th February 2017

BT Global Services' Andrew Housden joins Colt to lead its go-to-market strategy for Capital Markets in Europe, Asia and North America.

Andrew Housden, Colt Technologies

Andrew Housden, Colt Technologies

London - Colt has announced that Andrew Housden has joined the company as VP of Capital Markets, reporting to Tom Regent, Colt's Chief Commercial Officer. Andrew will be responsible for growing Colt's Capital Markets vertical, overseeing some of Colt's largest accounts across Europe, Asia and North America.

Andrew will be based in London, and joins Colt from BT Global Services, where he was the VP of Global Finance Accounts. During his time at BT, he managed the global sales team for Unified Trading and Radianz cloud services and was responsible for driving business growth with major accounts in the financial services sector.

"Capital Markets firms face several significant challenges to remain competitive, in particular the need for a more agile and cost-effective infrastructure, migrating applications to the cloud and ever-changing regulatory requirements. Colt has a firmly established position in serving Capital Markets firms and is making significant investments to help its customers stay ahead of the market. I am pleased to be part of a company that is setting the benchmark for customer experience and thrives on putting customers first," said Andrew Housden, VP of Capital Markets at Colt.