New board appointments at DDCAP Group

DDCAP Group has made the following board appointments to oversee the further expansion and development of our business offerings across origination and trade execution and also within the systems development and post trade environments.

David Testa has, with effect from August 1, 2017, joined the group as an executive director.  Working directly with managing director, Stella Cox, Testa will focus on adding to DDCAP’s current portfolio of products and services.  He was previously CEO of Gatehouse Bank, leading the team that obtained its banking license and he has continued to specialise in Islamic capital markets and investment products generally.

Most recently, he worked for the Kuwaiti European Holdings Group, owned by the Al-Humaidi family in Kuwait, where he was CEO of its two UK operating companies, including an FCA-authorised advisory boutique focusing on Shari’ah-compliant investment opportunities in the UK.

Additionally, Martin Harris has been appointed to lead DDCAP’s corporate and business infrastructure development as Executive Director with responsibility for Automated Business Systems, IT & Post Trade Infrastructure.

Most recently, Harris has been the senior director responsible for ‎business operations and change at NASDAQ NLX. Prior to that, he spent eight years with NYSE group entities.

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