LSE hires SunGard man as MillenniumIT chief exec
Millennium Information Technologies, the IT subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange has appointed John Mackay “Mack” Gill, as its new chief executive office, taking over from company founder Tony Weeresinghe, who will become non-executive chairman with a global business development role.
Gill joins MillenniumIT from global technology group SunGard Data Systems where he was senior vice president, corporate development & strategy. Prior to this, he held a number of senior roles at SunGard, including president of SunGard Global Technology and president of SunGard Global Services.
At MillenniumIT he will be responsible for all aspects of the business, including strategy. He will also be a member of the exchanges global leadership team and will report directly to Antoine Shagoury, chief operating officer and chief information officer. He will be based in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and will also work closely with Weeresinghe.
“The evolving capital markets infrastructure and technology business offers many opportunities ahead, and I look forward to working with my new colleagues at MillenniumIT and London Stock Exchange Group around the world,” said Gill.