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Markit loses two sales directors
31 January 2014
Two directors who moved to Markit following its acquisition of Data Explorers, have both left the firm, according to sources
Two directors at Markit have left the firm, Global
Investor/ISF has learned from several trusted
Linda Benzi, who was a director in relationship management and
sales based in New York, and London-based Sejal Amin, a
director of sales in equities, have both left the firm.
Benzi and Amin both worked for Data Explorers prior to its
acquisition by Markit in April 2012.
Amin joined Data Explorers in 2006 from Thomson Reuters. She
was promoted to director of equity sales in 2013 from her role
as vice president of sales for Markit Securities Finance,
according to her LinkedIn profile.
Benzi joined Data Explorers in September 2009 from Citi. Her
previous employers include EquiLend, and Goldman Sachs where
she worked for nine years, according to her LinkedIn
Several other former Data Explorers employees have left Markit
since the 2012 acquisition.
Markit had not responded to several requests for comment by the
time of publication.