RTS Appoints Alexander Lamb to Executive Board

15 September 2008

RTS Realtime Systems Group (RTS), a leading trading solutions provider, announced that Alexander Lamb has been appointed to the firm’s Executive Board. Lamb, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, joined the global firm in November 2006.

Headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany, RTS relies on its Executive Board for day-to-day management of the company. Lamb is responsible for global development of the company’s commercial and exchange relationships. Said Steffen Gemuenden, RTS Co-CEO: “Alex has played a key role in the tremendous growth of the company over the past two years. We have undertaken an ambitious expansion strategy, and Alex has helped spearhead our transformation from an independent software vendor offering front-end trading software, to a global technology solutions provider. As a member of our Executive Board, he will build even further on his track record of fortifying our commercial and exchange relationships, bringing increased business through the growing deployment of our popular RTD Tango algorithmic trading solution; the adoption of our proximity hosting service for high-speed, ultra low latency trading opportunities, and the ever-growing list of exchanges with whom we connect.“

Through RTS data centers in key global financial centers, the firm provides flexible and high-speed connectivity options, state-of-the-art IT infrastructure and proximity hosting for True DMA (True Direct Market Access). RTS’ client list includes many of the world’s leading banks, brokers, commodity trading advisors (CTAs), hedge funds, market makers, investment firms, day trading companies, introducing brokers, exchanges and other market participants. Lamb, who has more than 10 years of experience in technology for trading and financial markets, joined RTS as Manager, Marketing and Business Development. He was promoted to Senior Vice President in June 2007. During his career, he has held senior management roles at two other major independent software providers and at a trading company. Before entering the technology side of the business, Lamb was involved in commodity management, trading and clearing operations in futures, options and over-thecounter markets. He has served as an independent consultant in front-, middleand back-office systems for trading and brokerage firms.

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