Scila, the leading independent market surveillance technology provider, brings on Mary Brienza, former Chief Regulatory Officer of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), to strengthen expansion of technology sales in North America
Mary Brienza has been appointed to strengthen the expansion of Scila’s market surveillance technology sales in North America. In her role, Ms. Brienza will oversee sales of the market leading product Scila Surveillance for regulators, exchanges and market participants in the North American region. Ms. Brienza has more than 20 years’ regulatory and compliance experience in the financial markets sector.
Her most recent role was CEO of NYSE Regulation, Inc., where she built and managed a professional regulatory team of 100 staff dedicated to the promotion of investor protection and market integrity at the New York Stock Exchange. Prior to her career as chief regulator at the New York Stock Exchange, Ms. Brienza spent more than 12 years as a prosecutor in New York City, working on matters involving both violent and complex white-collar crimes.
Scila provides real-time market surveillance solutions to a wide range of financial industry firms, including exchanges, regulators and trading firms. Scila Surveillance includes a broad selection of alert rules and reports, issue management capabilities, powerful search and replay functionality as well as statistics and data visualization.
In 2014, it was announced that the New York Stock Exchange, the world’s largest stock exchange and a part of Intercontinental Exchange (ICE)’s network of exchanges and clearing houses for trading and clearing of a broad range of asset classes, had chosen to implement Scila market surveillance technology for real-time monitoring of its 5 equities and options markets. Scila announced its first customer in the region in 2013, when Swap Execution Facility Javelin SEF LLC selected Scila Surveillance for real-time surveillance of interest rate swap trading regulated by U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
“Scila is growing fast, and we have set aggressive growth targets for North America. Mary will be a key resource in this effort”, says Lars Gräns, Head of Sales at Scila.
“I am delighted to be part of this company’s growth here in North America. It was a pleasure to work with a team that understood our mission of building investor confidence by detecting market abuse quickly and efficiently. I am confident that their deep understanding of the markets and their strong work ethic will provide all future customers with state of the art technology that will yield valuable results”, says Ms. Brienza.
“It is a pleasure to announce this recruitment. I have known and worked with Mary for several years now, and she brings a wealth of experience and knowledge from financial markets regulation in North America to Scila.” says Lars-Ivar Sellberg, Executive Chairman and co-founder of Scila.
About Scila AB Scila is a FinTech company based in Stockholm, Sweden, but we act globally. Scila provides trading surveillance products built on many years of experience from both market surveillance and systems design. Scila systems use modern technology to give the customer a seamless route from detection of market abuse to presentable evidence. Scila delivers the future in modern market surveillance technology by offering trading venues, regulators and market participants the most competitive solution available.