LedgerEdge, the distributed ledger ecosystem for corporate bond trading, has appointed senior fixed income specialist Dom Holland to the role of business development for the US. In this role, Holland will report to Michelle Neal, who was appointed US CEO in July 2021.
The appointment will support the US expansion of the firm, which is rolling out a global corporate bond trading platform built on distributed ledger technology. LedgerEdge is launching a UK multi-lateral trading facility followed by a launch of a US alternative trading system in Q1 2022.
LedgerEdge was founded in 2020 to address market structure issues in fixed income by creating a new ecosystem designed to help participants reduce information leakage while keeping control of their data and creating a more transparent model for trading.
Holland brings over 15 years in senior leadership roles to his new position, and has a good standing in the market, He was previously head of fixed income electronic markets at BNY Mellon, and prior to that held senior roles at Deutsche Bank and RBC Capital Markets. He is currently an adviser to River Avenue, Bond 180 and Strategic Ratings.
David Nicol, CEO and co-founder of LedgerEdge, said: “Dom’s extensive network and reputation as an innovator in bond trading will prove invaluable to the firm as we build our US business.”
“Dom’s deep credibility in credit markets, coupled with a focus on client relationships are crucial to the next chapters of growth in the US,” said Michelle Neal, CEO, US LedgerEdge.
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