Sterling Trading Tech appoints COO

Sterling Trading Tech (STT), a leader in technology solutions for the equity, equity options, futures and digital asset trading, has appointed Erik Schmidt as Chief Operating Officer (COO). 

Schmidt brings over 25 years capital markets experience providing leadership and guidance on strategic initiatives to high growth organisations in financial technology and international trading.

Prior to Sterling Trading Tech, Schmidt worked with a variety of firms including Gelber Group, Deutsche Bank and Mako Trading managing teams in client services, trading operations and portfolio management. He joined Sterling in June 2019 to lead the client services team and to implement processes and procedures to help Sterling scale and manage growth.

“Erik’s hard work and his commitment to improving our processes have been a critical component of STT’s record growth,” says Jim Nevotti, President of Sterling Trading Tech. “His hard work and leadership naturally led him to his well-deserved new role. His appointment demonstrates STT’s continued commitment to servicing our clients. As we continue to expand, Erik and team will ensure our daily operations can continue to scale to support our business initiatives.”

As one of the leading providers of equity and equity options trading solutions, STT offers trading platforms, compliance tools, risk tools, infrastructure products and market data. Its professional and retail trading platforms are available to the global trading community for equities, equity options, futures and digital assets. Platforms and products can be white labeled to enhance our client’s brand identity.

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