REFINITIV, a provider of financial markets data and infrastructure, announced August 27 the appointment of David Day as head of North Asia and site leader of Hong Kong effective August 5. He succeeds Neil Pabari, who has been promoted to head of regional proposition sales Asia.
Reporting to Alfred Lee, managing director, Asia-Pacific, Day is responsible for the company’s business across Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan.
Prior to joining Refinitiv, Day was a managing director in the APAC Financial Services business of London-based global information provider IHS Markit. Previously, he was head of APAC for financial services solutions and data provider Ipreo.
In a career spanning more than 20 years, Day has held senior strategy, business development and investment banking roles at various firms including Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs.
“Covid-19 is having a profound impact on markets and commerce across the globe. We believe it is hastening digital adoption across all industries and driving the use of data to underpin investment and business decisions,” comments Alfred Lee, managing director, Asia-Pacific.
“David joins the business at a time when Refinitiv’s rich data sets and insights matter more than ever. His wealth of knowledge and experience in investment banking, business development and financial technology across Asia and the United States will prove invaluable as we look to drive growth in this important region.”