trueDigital Appoints Chief Commercial Officer and Institutional Sales Directors
April 16, 2019 | New York
Company continues to attract highly-regarded financial technology executives to drive digital asset growth in traditional finance.
trueDigital Holdings, LLC, a global provider of financial infrastructure technologies and products for the digital economy, announced today it has appointed Michel Finzi as Chief Commercial Officer. Additionally, the company has named Susan Gammage and Josh Gibson Directors of Institutional Sales.
Finzi, Gammage and Gibson all hail from senior executive roles within esteemed financial services and technology firms. Their track record in building businesses around emerging technologies, unique asset classes and financial infrastructures will be instrumental in growing trueDigital’s footprint among banks and investment firms.
As Chief Commercial Officer, Finzi will oversee trueDigital’s commercial strategy and business development organization, with the aim of driving growth globally. He spent five years as the Head of Global Sales and Marketing at the financial technology firm RealTick, which was acquired by Barclays. Prior to that, he served as a Managing Director and SVP at Instinet for 15 years. Finzi has also been involved with groundbreaking fintech companies focused on ultra-low latency trading, crypto data aggregation and analytics. Most recently, he served as entrepreneur-in-residence for Palm Ventures, where co-founded Seersite the P2P expert and research network.
Finzi said: “This is an exciting time for digital assets. trueDigital has proven its strength in this emerging marketplace by delivering on blockchain projects and derivatives that others in the space have been talking about for years. The company has tremendous assets and a vibrant team with some of the sharpest minds in traditional and digital finance. I’m looking forward to building up our commercial strategy and driving meaningful growth and adoption.”
Thomas Kim, CEO of trueDigital commented on the appointments: “Michel, Susan and Josh are all world-class executives and will play an impactful role in further strengthening trueDigital’s businesses.”
Gammage and Gibson will be tasked with extending trueDigital’s institutional network, driving business development strategies and growing revenues. Both join the company with extensive track records in working with Wall Street firms.
Gammage joins trueDigital with over 25 years of experience in leading sales teams for FX, equity and fixed income products. Most recently, Gammage was the Head of Americas Transaction Sales at Thomson Reuters, overseeing the regional growth of the company’s FX and ETI Transactions Sales business. Previously a Managing Director and Global Head of G10 FX eCommerce Sales at Citi, Susan has extensive knowledge of electronic trading and trading technology. Gammage is a former member of the Foreign Exchange Committee of the Federal Reserve and the Canadian Foreign Exchange Committee.
Gibson was a Vice President for Institutional FX Sales at Citi; he also spent six years on the FX and derivatives sales desks at Westpac Bank, serving institutions and corporate clients. Additionally, he was a partner at Blue Node Capital, an investment firm focused on blockchain startups. Gibson is well versed in cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, having been professionally and recreationally active in both spaces for over five years.
About trueDigital Holdings LLC
trueDigital Holdings, LLC, a New York-based global financial technology company, provides innovative solutions to financial markets utilizing blockchain-based technologies to enable frictionless asset transfer and settlement. trueDigital has also created the first-of-its-kind margined deliverable swap contracts on Bitcoin as well as the first institutional OTC-based digital asset reference rates.