July 02, 2012

Getco, the global high-frequency market-making firm, said it appointed Jon Ross as chief technology officer, a role in which he'll oversee the development of the company's trading technology and executions services products.

Ross had been the firm's head of executive services in Europe, and he also oversaw order management, execution and technology solutions for Getco's European clients, the company added. Ross previously served as CTO of Nasdaq and Intel ATS Inc.

"Jon's deep understanding of modern market structure provides valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities facing investors as they seek optimal trading and execution experiences in a complex global marketplace" Getco Chief Executive Daniel Colement said in a statement.