OpenFin, the financial industry's leading provider of HTML5 runtime technology, expanded its global management team with two senior appointments in London. Cecilia Harvey joins OpenFin as Director of Account Management. Leigha Ruiz assumes the role of COO Europe. The new appointments will enable OpenFin to scale as it continues its rapid growth with deployments at 44 sell-side firms and over 250 buy-side firms.
Harvey was previously chief operating officer for Citi's Markets and Securities Services Technology. Prior to Citi, she was the exotics technology program director at Barclays Capital. Harvey has charted her way in financial services at major firms including Lehman Brothers, Morgan Stanley, Accenture and IBM Consulting. She holds a BA in Political Science from Wellesley College.
Mazy Dar, CEO of OpenFin, said: "Cecilia brings tremendous experience to OpenFin, having delivered capital markets technology both inside major banks and as a service provider to banks. We are thrilled to have her at OpenFin, leading our engagement with customers in Europe."
Ruiz joined OpenFin last year from Electronifie where she was Director of Relationship Management. Prior to Electronifie, she was a Senior Director at Intercontinental Exchange, managing its Risk Reduction and e-Trading services for Credit. Ruiz holds a BA in Economics and a BS in Psychology from UCLA.
Chuck Doerr, President and COO of OpenFin, said: "Leigha has been leading our efforts to accelerate deployment of OpenFin at hundreds of banks and buy-side firms. We're excited to have her in London as COO where she will help us to scale our operational capabilities to better serve our customers."