Global institutional trading network Liquidnet has appointed Kate Weidenhofer as the company’s new Head of Australia.
Weidenhofer (pictured), has over 20 years’ experience in financial markets and has worked in a variety of roles at Liquidnet for the past ten years, most recently as head of product for Asia Pacific. Prior to working at Liquidnet, Weidenhofer also held senior roles at Citigroup and Schroders, where she worked in the middle office and settlements team.”
Lee Porter, Head of Liquidnet APAC, says “Weidenhofer’s existing knowledge of the firm combined with her drive for product innovation will underpin the future success and vision of the Australian business.”
“As a financial technology company, our role is to intelligently connect investors, wherever they may sit in the world of investment opportunities,” he says. “Kate’s in-depth industry knowledge and long-standing client relationships means she truly understands what the trader needs – not only today – but well into the future.”
“Kate really embodies every aspect of Liquidnet’s values and how we strive to make a real impact, not only on the capital markets, but also on the world at large. Kate has already shown great dedication and commitment to clients and to Liquidnet and I’m looking forward to her leading the Australian business.”