appointment of Alexander (`Alex') D. Lamb to the new board position of Chief
Operating Officer. Alex will be responsible for the executive direction of
EasyScreen's operations worldwide.
This appointment will further strengthen the EasyScreen board and the Group's
position as a provider of advanced trading Solutions. Alex has brought a wealth
of specialist industry knowledge and operational experience to EasyScreen as
the Group progresses its strategy.
Alex (47) joined the company in July 2004 as Head of Product Management and
Prior to joining EasyScreen, Alex spent 27 years in the finance sector and has
extensive management experience in leveraging technology to swiftly build
businesses. Alex has managed business development for Liffe and has developed
derivatives trading technology for institutions such as Midland Bank, Nomura
International and Dresdner Bank. Alex's specialisation is electronic trading
technology, developing Fimat's (a SG Group company) business in Frankfurt from
scratch into a major business unit and subsequently managing Fimat Chicago.
Alex was instrumental in establishing Eurex in the U.S. before joining Trading
Technologies in 1997 as Marketing and Business Development Director. Here Alex
was instrumental in repositioning and establishing the company as a
multi-market, Microsoft Windows based global vendor, having recognised the
business changes that would drive the screen trading revolution. In 2001 Alex
joined SmartStream Technologies as Marketing Director. Most recently Alex was
Director of Software Development at Goldenberg, Hehmeyer and Co. Inc., one of
the highest volume futures and cash bond trading firms in the U.S., where he
designed and implemented a proprietary trading system.
Philip Docker will remain as Executive Chairman of EasyScreen plc, focusing on
growing sales in the U.S. and advising the board on strategic direction and
There are no details to be disclosed pursuant to paragraphs 16.4 (a) and (b) of
the Listing Rules.
Commenting on the announcement:
Philip Docker, Chairman of EasyScreen, said; "Alex's hands-on management
experience and operational knowledge of the U.S. market is expected to build
upon and bring forward the delivery of revenues from the agreements in place. I
look forward to working with him."
Alex Lamb, C.O.O., said; "The EasyScreen product set is uniquely positioned to
serve a market place now embracing the business change to a risk controlled,
multi-asset class focus. This revolution in risk control is an opportunity that
we are well able to benefit from. I am pleased to be able to bring my
experience directly to the board as EasyScreen advances to reach its full