AlgoTrader, the global leader in institutional trading technology for digital assets, has strengthened its executive board with the appointment of Marc Heissenbüttel as Chief Operating Officer. The former BCG consultant and Zürcher Kantonalbank executive will oversee the global delivery and scaling of the company to further increase its growth rate.
Zurich (CH) – AlgoTrader has appointed former banking executive Marc Heissenbüttel as new Chief Operating Officer (COO), beginning July 1.
Heissenbüttel holds a PhD in Computer Science and brings more than 20 years of extensive experience to the company with a focus on financial services and technology. After serving as a consultant for The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), he worked as Deputy Head Corporate Development and Chief of Staff of the Investment Banking and Asset Management division for Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB), the third largest universal bank in Switzerland. Heissenbüttel also held various board positions and co-founded a start-up specialized in data privacy.
As Chief Operating Officer, he will have responsibility for AlgoTrader’s global engineering, projects, customer support and administrative activities and will focus on operational excellence to enable the company to maintain its pace of growth on a global scale.
“Marc’s expertise in corporate development, investment banking and asset management as well as his deep understanding of technology combined with his knowledge in M&A and business development make him a great benefit for our company. Especially with regards to our upcoming Series B,” said AlgoTrader CEO Andy Flury.
“An entrepreneurial spirit has always been important to me which makes me very excited to join AlgoTrader,” added Heissenbüttel. “With its digital asset trading solution AlgoTrader has gained strong traction in the market, and I look forward to further driving its corporate development and to being part of its highly motivated team.”
AlgoTrader’s executive board now consists of founder and CEO Andy Flury, COO Marc Heissenbüttel, CTO Bartosz Wójcik, CMO Felix Saible, and CFO Stefan Koller.
AlgoTrader is the global leader in institutional trading technology for digital assets that covers the entire trade lifecycle from pre-trade risk checks to order generation, automated settlement and custody reconciliation – offering best-in-class infrastructure for financial institutions. By supporting direct market access, seamless custody and core banking integration as well as full trade lifecycle automation, the AlgoTrader platform streamlines digital assets trading. Developed by a team of trading system veterans and crypto asset experts, AlgoTrader offers integrated infrastructure solutions that meet the highest institutional needs. To learn more, visit www.algotrader.com.