EquiLend hires DeGiglio as CIO

Technology veteran with 30-years experience to manage technology integration across business.

By John Bakie

Securities lending trading platform, EquiLend, has appointed Ken DeGiglio as its chief information officer.

DeGiglio joins EquiLend from TD Ameritrade where he was managing director and head of application development. He has also held roles at Morgan Stanley, Robertson Sterphens and JP Morgan during his 30-year financial technology career.

At EquiLend DeGiglio will take responsibility for aligning the company’s technology with its business strategy and integrate company processes with appropriate technologies. He will also work on all aspects of developing and implementing technology within the firm and manage a senior team of IT professionals and work closely with product owners and other internal stakeholders.

Commenting on the appointment, Brian Lamb, CEO of Equilend, said: “EquiLend is highly regarded throughout the finance industry as a leader in securities finance technology. I am excited to be joining the firm at such a pivotal time for EquiLend, in the midst of the global adoption of NGT, the reengineering of its post-trade services, the ongoing development of its preeminent market data service and its expansion into the total-return swaps market.”