LONDON, NEW YORK AND HONG KONG — (BUSINESS WIRE) —Options TechnologyA leading provider of cloud managed services, market data and IT infrastructure solutions today announced the appointment of Scott Feagans as Senior Vice President of Sales Engineering.
With over 20 years of experience, Scott brings to Options a rich history of leadership and innovation. After selling his company, NetXpress, to TNS, he co-led a $60 million global financial services division, driving technology innovation and rapid business growth. As Field Chief Technology Officer for the Financial Markets Division, he orchestrated customer acquisition, R&D programs and strategic product development.
Scott held several executive positions at ICE (formerly 7ticks), including Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Product Management. He played a key role in building the industry’s first IaaS company, leading the team that transformed the product from a custom solution to a standardized offering, while growing the global team to over 150 members.
danny mooreOptions Technology President and CEO commented: “Scott’s rich background and accomplishments align perfectly with our core values. His proven track record of fostering innovation and driving substantial growth makes him an ideal addition to our leadership team in Chicago . We are delighted to welcome him to the team.”
Scott Fergens Added: “I am excited to be a part of the Option leadership team and the expansion in the Chicago area. I am confident that my direct, people-centered approach, combined with a drive for innovation and a genuine passion for capital markets, will play a role in our success play a key role.”
Today’s news is the latest in a series of exciting developments for Options, including attaining Microsoft Solution Partner status Data and AIit is Partner with GO Marketsand provide seamless access to Arquis Stock Exchange.
In 2019, Options received investment from Boston-based private equity firm Abry Partners. The investment enables Options to accelerate its growth strategy and develop its technology platform, while expanding its global presence in major financial centres.
About options (www.options-it.com):
Options Technology is the number one provider of IT infrastructure to global capital markets firms, supporting their operations and ecosystems.
The company was founded in 1993 as a provider of technology services to hedge funds. Today, the company provides high-performance managed trading infrastructure and cloud-enabled hosting services to more than 550 firms worldwide, delivering flexible, scalable platforms wrapped in investment banking-grade cybersecurity.
Options clients include the world’s leading investment banks, hedge funds, funds of funds, proprietary trading firms, market makers, broker/dealers, private equity firms and exchanges. With offices in 8 key cities; New York, Toronto, Chicago, London, Belfast, Hong Kong, Singapore and Auckland, Options is able to provide clients with on-site and remote services.
In 2019, Options received awards from abri partneris a Boston-based industry-focused private equity firm. This investment enables Options to significantly accelerate its growth strategy, further invest in its technology platform and expand its presence in major financial centers around the world.
option has been named UK’s leading growth company The Sunday Times HSBC International Athletics Top 200 Rankings for 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017.
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About Abry Partners (www.abry.com)
Abry is one of the most experienced and successful industry-focused private equity firms in North America. Since its founding in 1989, the firm has completed more than $82 billion in leveraged transactions and other private equity or preferred equity placements. Currently, the firm manages more than $5 billion in active fund capital.
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