NEW YORK, August 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
RavenPack, the leading provider of real-time financial news analysis services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Hugh Taggart to the position of Head of Sales and Business Development.
Hugh's appointment reflects both the growth in RavenPack and in the demand for its market-leading structured news data and analysis. In addition to servicing the existing client base, Hugh will be the key in bringing RavenPack's new product pipeline to market. Hugh will be based in London, where he will establish RavenPack's European foothold.
Hugh has 15 years' experience in the news and content business, most recently as a Senior Vice President at Saxo Bank, where he was Head of Content. Previously, Hugh was Saxo Bank's Head of Product Management. Prior to joining Saxo, Hugh was with Dow Jones, first as a journalist and news editor and then as a sales specialist for Dow Jones' 'machine readable' news products.
Hugh has a BSc (Hons) from Harper Adams University College and a MSc (Distinction) in Investment Management from Cass Business School, City University, London.
"We are excited to have Hugh join our team," said Armando Gonzalez, President and CEO of RavenPack. "His knowledge and passion for our business make him ideal for establishing and managing relationships with our new and existing clients, particularly as we innovate and grow into markets we have not addressed in the past."
RavenPack is a leading provider of real-time news analysis services. Financial professionals rely on RavenPack for its speed and accuracy in analyzing large amounts unstructured news and transforming it into real-time actionable data to support trading, investment and risk management models and decisions.
Financial institutions use RavenPack's services to generate better returns by systematically incorporating the effects of news in their trading, investment or risk management processes. The company's clients include some of the best performing quantitative firms in the world.
To learn more about RavenPack's, visit http://www.ravenpack.com or e-mail [email protected].
Contact: Tania Calvo