Horizon Software announces strategic new position in APAC region
21 October 2022 – Horizon Software, a leading provider of electronic trading solutions and algorithmic technology, today announces the promotion of Francois-Xavier Detourniere to Head of Product Management, to bolster APAC offering.
Horizon has witnessed significant growth in the Asia-Pacific region, including recently opening a new office in Singapore. Francois-Xavier has been responsible for developing Horizon’s OMS product with all customers in Thailand since 2015. To ensure Horizon is uniquely positioned in the region to support local players, he will be partnering with the engineering team to plan the development of local product distribution. On top of this, he will be globally responsible for aligning the roadmap of Horizon’s product with the company strategy and vision.
This announcement demonstrates Horizon’s commitment to expanding its Trading-as-a-Service offering, bringing together agency trading and market making on one platform, and on scaling up its asset class coverage for a global client base.
Sylvain Thieullent, CEO of Horizon, commented: “Francois-Xavier has been working with Horizon since the very first beginning and he was part of its success. He has a deep knowledge of the market and a great experience. I am sure that in his new role as Head of Product Management he will be responsible for the continuous quality and the development of innovative technology.”
Francois-Xavier adds: “Looking back at the past two decades, we are proud of what we achieved in becoming a major player in the financial market industry with our multi-awarded product. As the new Head of Product Management, I am looking forward to accelerating this development by bringing our product into new markets, on both principal and agency trading.”
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