December 09, 2015
by Carly Kilgore

Cloud9 Opens London Office

Cloud9 Opens London OfficeCloud9 is growing! This month we opened up a new corporate office in London, led by industry experts Barry Purkis and Darren Coombes. The addition of this office will provide us with a strong base in the UK for sales, service, and customer support as Cloud9 continues to invest and expand

Barry Purkis, Global Head of Sales and Managing Director of EMEA, will oversee the company’s growth and expansion throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.  Prior to joining Cloud9, Barry ran global sales at IPC Systems and was part of the leadership team that started and successfully sold Gains International, one of the first private networks used to connect global trading firms.

Purkis, on why he chose to make the move to Cloud9: “I am excited to join the Cloud9 team. The rapid adoption of the Cloud9 platform by traders around the world is a strong endorsement that the trading community is looking for a more modern way to connect and collaborate with their counterparties.  Cloud9 brings innovative technology to the trading floor, and I look forward to being part of the Company’s growth and success.”

Darren Coombes has also joined the London office as Head of Operations, EMEA where he will be instrumental in supporting the company’s ongoing regional growth.  Mr. Coombes previously served as Global Chief Technology Officer at Tullett Prebon, where he was responsible for Global Operations, IT, Disaster Recovery, and Telecommunications Management.

“We’re thrilled that Barry and Darren joined the Cloud9 team,” said our CEO, Jerry Starr. “Our customer base is expanding around the world quickly and we look forward to their leadership to support our continued growth.”

For the full article and announcement, visit PR Newswire.

To learn more about Cloud9, watch this video.