TS-Associates, leaders in precision instrumentation of electronic trading systems, and developers of TipOff® and Application Tap®, today announced Raymond Marra has joined the company as COO Americas. Ray is a veteran of the latency monitoring industry and an experienced business leader.
With a career focused on account management, business development and building brand awareness in new markets, Ray is ideally qualified to lead TS-Associates’ business in the Americas. As the former CEO of SeaNet Technologies Inc., Ray joins TS-Associates as a highly accomplished executive in the world of latency monitoring, with a track record of having deployed solutions to some of the world’s largest financial institutions.
Ray will be responsible for driving forward TS-Associates’ established but rapidly growing business in the Americas, which represents over 50% of global revenues. Specifically, Ray will focus on achieving increased market share and customer expansion of TS-Associates' existing list of blue chip users. This appointment marks a step change in TS-Associates’ approach to the US and Canadian markets, which in the past has been led from London.
Henry Young, TS-Associates CEO, says, “We’re excited that Ray has joined TS-Associates.He has precisely the right skills and experience needed to continue building our business across the Americas, freeing up our UK management team to focus more acutely on driving global strategy as well as continuing to develop the product pipeline. As a result of his enviable track record Ray had the pick of firms in our sector to work for. It is a huge compliment that he chose TS-Associates.”
Raymond Marra, says, “I am thrilled to be joining TS-Associates as a member of their top tier management team. TS-Associates has one of the most complete offerings in the market place today and has successfully deployed its tools globally. Its reputation as a solid solutions provider and innovator is among the best in its field. I am excited about being tasked with building out the Americas business over the coming years. The market for precision instrumentation solutions continues to be very strong with demand for our tools exceeding expectations.”
Ray will be based in New York City.