London – MDX Technology Ltd., the leading provider of real time data distribution solutions to the trading community, is pleased to announce that Simon Luhr, CEO and co-founder of FinEx Capital, has joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director. At the same time Clare Walsh, founder of Metia and Finextra, is also joining as a strategic advisor to the Board of Directors. Both FinEx Capital and Clare are investors in the MDX business.
Paul Watmough, CEO and co-founder of MDX commented. “Over the last twelve months we have experienced strong demand for our solutions and have added a number of prestigious new names to our increasing client list. Most notable of these was MarketAxess who is using our solution to provide a more flexible way to distribute market data and onboard liquidity as part of its Open Trading™ initiative targeting buy and sell side clients. We are very excited about the future, and I believe having access to the combined knowledge and experience that both these seasoned individuals bring, will be invaluable to the business.”
David Priestly, Executive Chairman and co-founder of MDX said. “On behalf of the MDX team I am delighted to welcome both Simon and Clare on board. I am personally delighted that they have agreed to join us and am looking forward to working closely with them as they help us to take the business to the next stage of its development.”
About Simon Luhr
Simon Luhr brings over 30 years of experience in the global financial markets. Currently he is CEO and co-founder of FinEx Capital, an integrated asset management business providing a full spectrum of investment solutions. The firm has products listed in Moscow, London and Amsterdam. Prior to this he founded and sold a number of very successful businesses including SW1 Capital, Marble Asset Management and Fund Clear. Simon’s impressive career also includes time spent at a number of tier one financial institutions, including Morgan Stanley, Nomura and Citicorp Scrimgeour Vickers, a leading UK stockbroking firm.
About Clare Walsh
Clare has also spent some 30 years in the financial technology industry, long before it became known as ‘Fintech’. Clare is a co-founder of Metia, formed in 1988 and Finextra which was launched in 2001. She brings unrivalled knowledge and experience of ‘Fintech’ marketing and business development capabilities, and has an extensive contact network built up during her long career in this industry. Clare is also a life time West Ham supporter.