Horizon hires industry veteran to strengthen product offering￼
03 November 2022, Paris: Horizon Software (Horizon), a leading provider of electronic trading solutions and algorithmic technology, today announces another new hire, Yannick Martin, to Product Manager Agency, to oversee the increasing demand for agency trading and to ensure delivery of best service and support to their growing global clients.
Yannick joins Horizon Software as Product Manager (Agency) with over 16 years of experience working in the technology and financial industries, most recently serving for four years as Head of Product Experts & Head of Packaging & DevOps at a competing trading system vendor, Itiviti which was recently acquired by Broadridge. He also held the positions of Head of IT Front-Office Projects at Kepler Cheuvreux and Project Manager Front/Middle Office at FIS.
In his new role, Yannick will be responsible for building Horizon’s strategy in the Agency world and defining the path to a top-tier, fully featured agency and principal integrated solution. His deep knowledge of the industry will enable him to identify and understand client needs and develop Horizon products’ features and capabilities.
Francois-Xavier Detourniere, Head of Product Management at Horizon Software adds: “We are very pleased to be welcoming Yannick into our team. Now that we are expanding towards agency trading, Yannick’s appointment represents an added value to our team and customers. With his great experience, we are sure that he will be able to define a vision for our products and set product objectives to meet our clients’ needs”.
Yannick Martin, the new Product Manager Agency at Horizon Software says “I am looking forward to joining the team at such an exciting time for the company. Horizon has all it takes to build the next-gen Agency OMS with a great service-oriented architecture, a strong algo framework and a committed team.”
About Horizon Software
Horizon, a global leading vendor in Market Making, Agency Trading and Algo Trading Technology, has been empowering capital market players for over two decades by building powerful algorithmic technology into its electronic trading platform and offering trading opportunities through direct connectivity to more than 80 exchanges worldwide. Horizon, a B Corp certified company, enables clients to quickly create, test and implement automated trading strategies in real-time, in line with its ‘Trade Your Way’ philosophy. Its platform can be easily integrated with rich APIs and allows proprietary strategies to be built while keeping traders’ code confidential. More information: www.hsoftware.com