Mark Taylor appointed CEO of GTNews

London, England. 10th February 2005 the finance and treasury website, announced today the appointment of Mark Taylor as its CEO. His role will be to help expand both the depth and breadth of the GTNews product range.

Rupert Keenlyside, a co-founder of GTNews said, "This appointment represents a new era for GTNews. Mark brings us broad business and management experience in both small and large companies, as well as wide subject matter knowledge."

Mark Taylor has spent nearly thirty years working in banking, finance and technology, in Europe and North America. He was most recently the Chief Operating Officer of Alterna Technologies a financial software company in Alberta Canada. Prior to that he was an EVP at Bank of America in San Francisco where he had responsibility for the International Cash Management business. He started as a banker in the City of London and has also been CEO of a treasury systems company, in his varied career.

"This is an really exciting opportunity," said Mark, "GTNews is a very strong brand, providing huge value to the thousands of financial professionals that use it to stay current with market and technology developments. It has a unique market position that is a solid platform for further growth, that is now our challenge."

Mark has a B.Sc. in Chemistry and Economics, and an MBA from Manchester Business School. He is a member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers in the UK.

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