Exchange operator Direct Edge announced the hiring of Bryan Christian to be its new head of sales, where he will oversee sales activity impacting existing accounts and new customer acquisitions.
Christian is taking on this latest role following his tenure as Nasdaq's managing director of sales, where he worked closely with Direct Edge Chief Executive William O'Brien and Chief Operating Officer Bryan Harkins. Before his time at Nasdaq, Christian was the global connectivity manger at Bloomberg Tradebook, where he oversaw a team of 25 that developed and sold trading platforms.
"Direct Edge came a long way in a short time through the nimble execution of a smart business plan. That's what attracted me to the exchange," Christian said in a statement.
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