Horizon Software appoints new CTO
Thursday, 30th June 2022, Paris. Horizon Software, a leading provider of electronic trading solutions and algorithmic technology, has announced the appointment of Olivier Masdebrieu as Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
Olivier, who joins from rival trading systems vendor Itiviti, will be responsible for continuing to develop Horizon’s technology platform and leading global teams to deliver new generation of strategic solutions. He will oversee the engineering teams to help them grow and become more efficient and resilient.
Throughout his career, Masdebrieu has served as Global Head of Index and Structured Product Electronic Trading for Morgan Stanley in London and Hong Kong, where he also held the positions of Managing Director managing the regional development teams. Olivier is also a volunteer at “Les restos du Coeur” helping on their technical initiatives after having been a board member at “Baisser Les Barrieres”, a social organization that supports blind or visually impaired students.
Commenting on his hire, Olivier Masdebrieu, CTO at Horizon said: “Over the past few years, Horizon has achieved a major milestone and has become a leader in the financial market by bringing together agency and principal trading functions under one single platform. I’m looking forward to helping Horizon in its next phase of growth. ”
Sylvain Thieullent, CEO of Horizon, added: “With a proven track record and his deep understanding of the industry, Olivier can contribute to the business performance and ensure high levels of engagement by empowering his teams and providing new technical solutions.”
About Horizon Software
Horizon 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 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