ConvergEx Group Names Kenneth Byrne Head of Americas Sales for RealTick®

New York - 19 September 2011

ConvergEx Group, a leading technology company, today announced that Kenneth Byrne has been named the new head of Americas Sales for RealTick®, its award‐winning global execution platform. Based in ConvergEx’s corporate headquarters in New York, he reports to Daniel Rooney, president of ConvergEx’s RealTick.

Mr. Byrne joins RealTick from FlexiSphere, a provider of cloud middleware services that he cofounded two years ago. Prior to founding FlexiSphere, he served as an executive vice president at Reuters as well as an executive vice president for Calypso Technologies. Early in his career, Mr. Byrne was an index futures trader and marketing executive for the New York Stock Exchange.

“Ken is a seasoned technology executive and Wall Street veteran who joins at a time when RealTick is experiencing a tremendous amount of growth,” said Stuart Breslow, chief executive officer of ConvergEx’s RealTick. “Ken will play an integral role in forging strategic relationships with our diverse client base and help to promote the advanced capabilities that differentiate RealTick, making it the platform of choice for brokers, institutions and traders globally.”

RealTick is the industry’s premier global multi‐broker, multi‐asset class trading platform. RealTick’s ease of use, unsurpassed flexibility and fully configurable trader experience delivers intuitively integrated analysis, execution and evaluation solutions which provide the opportunity for improved trading performance and investment profitability.

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