TradingScreen Inc. (TS), the all-asset class order and execution management system (OEMS), announced the appointment of a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Experienced financial executive Rishi K. Gupta has joined TS as its CFO. Additionally, current TS Chief Strategy Officer Varghese Thomas has taken on the added role of Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Mr. Gupta brings more than 20 years of finance, accounting, and operating experience to TS. Most recently, as the CFO of New Silk Route Partners, Ltd., a private equity firm where he deployed over a billion dollars in Asia and scaled the operations of the fund across multiple geographies. Mr. Gupta was previously CFO for Hotspot FX, the institutional foreign exchange trading platform that is now known as CBOE FX. As an entrepreneurial CFO for several high growth technology companies, Mr. Gupta has made an impact through spearheading significant initiatives, raising capital, structuring mergers and acquisitions, developing compliance programs, and improving profitability.
Varghese Thomas joined TS in 2016 with over 20 years of global leadership, strategy, and business development experience in financial technology organizations. Since December 2017, Mr. Thomas has undertaken a number of the COO-related tasks and has been instrumental in setting the strategic course for TS — from identifying new revenue streams to building out strategic partnerships and overseeing brand development for TS and its businesses. He will officially assume the position of TS COO while also continuing in his role as the company’s Chief Strategy Officer.
We are delighted to continue to attract and retain top talent that drives TradingScreen’s success with customers, partners, and employees,” said Pierre Schroeder, TradingScreen Chief Executive Officer. “Rishi brings an entrepreneurial mindset and a strategic approach to TS along with his experience and expertise, which will no doubt be an asset to our company. Also, with the expansion of Varghese’s role, we’ve set the stage to execute on our strategy across our core OEMS, foreign exchange (FX), fixed income, and wealth management businesses as well as our innovation incubator.
TS, together with its subsidiaries BidFX and QUO Systems, is a provider of electronic trading solutions for the global financial marketplace with institutional customers across hedge funds, asset managers, and wealth managers.