About

Leadership

Get to know us by learning about the people who make RIMES distinctive. Every member of our leadership team has a proven track record of excellence in their field and is committed to delivering our long term goals. Explore their roles and biographies.

Brad Hunt – Chief Executive Officer

Brad joined RIMES in 2021. Drawing on 30 years’ experience at organizations such as Bank of New York Mellon, IHS-Markit and Goldman Sachs, Brad is a recognized leader of innovative growth businesses in wholesale capital markets, spanning electronic trading, data services, and financial technology. Brad has an active involvement in the financial technology and data segments and has served as an advisor to several large private equity firms in London. He is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a BA in International Relations.

Diarmuid O’Donovan – Chief Operating Officer

Diarmuid joined RIMES in 2017 having spent his entire career within the securities services and asset management industry, most recently at Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), where in his role as Chief Data Officer he was responsible for delivering an enterprise-wide information management capability. Prior to working at LGIM, Diarmuid was Global Head of Data at UBS Asset Management where he was a senior member of the middle and back office management team responsible for pricing, benchmarks, corporate actions and data management. He has also held several senior roles during a 10-year career at JPMorgan.

Douglas Garrity – Chief Data Officer & Director

Doug joined RIMES in 2001 as Chief Data Officer, prior to which he was Global Head of USD Swaps, RBS Capital Markets (2000-2001) and Global Head of Interest Rate Options, NatWest Markets (1997-2000). Doug has a PhD in Chemical Physics, from Columbia University.

François Guyeux – Chief People Officer

François joined RIMES in 2020 as Chief People Officer bringing more than 20 years of experience in the Human Resources field developing organizations and leaders to accelerate their performance and impact. Prior to joining RIMES he drove the People function at eFront in 2016 before the business was acquired by BlackRock. Previously, he has been supporting various business as a HR Business Partner at SAP (where he was HR Director in the Netherlands) and more recently at Adobe.

Justin Brickwood – Head of BDS and ETF Business Segments

Justin joined RIMES in November 2021 as Head of the Benchmark Data Service business segment, responsible for driving future product innovation, transformation, as well as RIMES’ ETF and ESG capabilities. Previously, Justin was the Head of Corporate and Investment Bank Innovation at Barclays, where he led innovation for Markets and Banking, overseeing a number of critical innovation initiatives. Prior to that, Justin spent 23 years at Goldman Sachs, where he led the European Equities Electronic Trading engineering team, working with clients and sales to deliver new products and drive execution quality. Justin holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Edinburgh.

Laura Davis – Chief Marketing Officer

Laura Davis joined RIMES in October 2021 as Chief Marketing Officer. Laura has more than twenty years of experience building go to market, brand and growth strategies for fintech, SaaS, regulatory compliance, private equity, and institutional firms. Previously, she led a global marketing consultancy, and was the Global Head of Marketing for IHS Markit, where she led marketing for the organization’s Financial Services segment. Laura holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University in Canada.

Renaud Larzilliere – Chief Technology Officer

Renaud heads R&D and oversees local sales and support functions at Paris France, applying over 20 years of experience in software engineering to further develop the suite of RIMES’ services. Previously, he was Senior Project Manager at SAP Business Objects. As an early adopter, he successfully introduced Agile, Scrum-based practices for one of the many projects he managed. Renaud is a graduate from École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de St-Étienne and is PMP certified.

Scott Miller – Chief Revenue Officer

Scott joined RIMES in 2020 as Chief Revenue Office. Prior to RIMES, he was Chief Business Development Officer at T-Rex Group; CRO at FactSet and COO Enterprise Products & Solutions at Bloomberg, where he held various leadership roles over 18 years. Scott is a proven driver of performance, productivity and potential, leading global initiatives and organizations across business and product strategy, sales and marketing, client solutions and support. He holds a BA in Political Science and Government from St. Francis Xavier University, Canada.

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