Singapore – 4 June 2012 – TORA, leading provider of advanced trading technology and financial services, today announced that Momoko Itoh has been appointed as the head of sales in Singapore. Momoko reports to Chris Jenkins, Managing Director, Asia Pacific
In her role Momoko is responsible for expanding the company’s presence in Singapore and South East Asia. This includes a focus on TORA Compass™, the company’s advanced execution and order management system for buy-side institutions, and TORA’s expanding product suite.
Momoko joins TORA from Goldman Sachs in Tokyo where she has over 11 years of experience in investment management, predominantly in Japan, spanning multiple asset classes across a mix of investment strategies.
“Singapore is an important hedge fund centre in Asia for onshore and offshore funds, including a significant number of Japanese offshore funds. Momoko’s experience in Japan and her wealth of knowledge in fund management will both benefit TORA’s client base and help drive the growth of the company in the region,” says Chris Jenkins, TORA’s Managing Director, Asia Pacific.
TORA is a leading provider of front-office trading technology and financial services offering a full suite of electronic trade execution capabilities deployed by buy-side institutions globally to trade Asia, North America and Europe.
TORA is a leading provider of advanced trading technology and financial services. TORA’s unrivalled solutions span the entire trading process, offering a full suite of trade execution capabilities in markets across Asia, North America and Europe. TORA’s high-performance EMS/OMS has been designed from the ground up by traders, and is currently used by traders at hedge funds, long-only funds and sell-side proprietary trading desks. TORA also provides clients with access to its unique liquidity pools including Asia’s leading non-displayed matching engine. TORA’s dedicated Asia trading desk delivers to buy-side clients unmatched Asia expertise and extensive analytics focused on best execution. TORA’s extensive suite of proprietary algorithms (trading and strategy-focused) is fully customizable and broker neutral. TORA has over 175 employees dedicated to Asia, with offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Romania, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. www.stage.toratrading.tw.
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