Atrium Network appoints Orlin Roussev as Chief Technical Officer

London - 18 May 2009

Atrium Network, provider of smarter connectivity for the financial community, announced today the appointment of Orlin Roussev as Chief Technical Officer.

Atrium Network offers a full range of connectivity options to provide access to multiple news, market data, analytics, exchanges, ECNs/ATSs/MTFs, and clearing & settlement providers. Atrium Network’s service is fully supported and clients have a self-provisioning capability through the ‘My Atrium’ service, allowing them to easily add bandwidth and capacity as market activity demands.

Reporting to CEO, Emmanuel Carjat, Orlin will be responsible for the network engineering involved to further expand the platform and ensure continued operational excellence, and software engineering to continue to introduce new features to the underlying platform which supports the network and ‘My Atrium’ portal functionality. Orlin will also work closely with Atrium Network’s Marketing and Product Development teams to introduce innovative features and functionality in the Atrium Network platform.

Commenting on the appointment, Emmanuel Carjat, Chief Executive of Atrium Network said, “We are delighted to welcome Orlin as CTO. Atrium Network is committed to innovation, technology and providing smarter connectivity, such as the introduction of Exchange Ring. Technology lies at the heart of connectivity solutions and I look forward to working with Orlin and welcome his input as Atrium Network continues to grow.”

Orlin Roussev added, “I am pleased to have joined Atrium Network and look forward to working with the team to ensure the continued delivery of their new ultra low latency connectivity offering ‘Exchange Ring’ and their continued expansion in North America, Europe, South America and Asia. In the current economic environment, institutions are demanding fast and diverse connectivity between buy and sell-side firms. I am eager to apply my experience to build on Atrium Network’s excellent track record of innovation.”

Orlin Roussev is an accomplished network engineer and software developer whose experience includes working as CTO, Business Development Manager and Chief Engineer for technology firms specialising in telecommunications, intelligent traffic management systems, building automation, IT&T security, network implementation and radio engineering. Orlin joins Atrium Network from Fortel Engineering (Bulgaria) where he was CTO and Business Development Manager. Prior to this, for two years, Orlin was Director of Operations and CTO of Polygon-Telegroup, with particular responsibility for client delivery and service. From October 2002 to August 2006, Orlin was Chief Engineer at RaySat Inc. and GiTy A.S. Group responsible for delivering a wide variety of technology projects across Eastern Europe.

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