smartTrade appoints Michael Henssler as President and Chief Operating Officer

smartTrade appoints Michael Henssler as President and Chief Operating Officer

smartTrade Technologies has appointed Michael Henssler as its London-based President and Chief Operating Officer.

Michael will be responsible for the running of all smartTrade’s field operations including sales, pre-sales, and client engagement. He brings more than 20 years of experience in enterprise software and capital markets, most recently as General Manager of Finastra’s Treasury, Capital Markets and Risk (TCM) business unit. Prior to this, he held a number of roles including engineering support, implementation & consulting, pre-sales, business development, and product management for a range of platforms including Kondor, Sophis, Summit, and Opics.

David Vincent, smartTrade’s Co-Founder and CEO, said, “Michael will be an invaluable addition to the Executive Leadership Team. He is a proven technology executive with a unique depth of operational experience and a firm commitment to customer success. I am confident that he brings the skills required to meet smartTrade’s growth ambitions as we build on our recent success.”

Michael Henssler said, “I am excited to be joining smartTrade as it enters its next phase of growth. I believe strongly in putting the customer at the heart of everything we do, and I look forward to working with the entire smartTrade team as we leverage our innovative technology, our global talent pool, and our strong momentum to carry the company to the next level.”

Michael holds a BA in Finance and Accounting from ICHEC, Brussels, and an MBA from Solvay Business School, Brussels.