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Boat Services appoints Per Lovén as Commercial Director

Press releases - 17.11.2016

Per Lovén joins Boat Services to focus on the firm’s commercial strategy. Boat Services hires former Head of International Corporate Strategy at Liquidnet for the newly developed role of Commercial Director.

Per Lovén has spent the last six years at Liquidnet as the Head of International Corporate Strategy where his focus was to create and deliver corporate strategies for Liquidnet members to aid them to achieve best execution.

Whilst at Boat, Per Lovén will be focusing on market structure and developing and maintaining Boat’s existing loyal customer base, and leveraging relationships to execute business strategies.

“I am very happy that we have been able to take Per on board. Having known him for a number of years, I believe that he will be incremental towards Boat’s future expansion plans,” says Jamie Khurshid, CEO of Boat Services.

“Per brings a vast amount of experience and knowledge, strengthening Boat and its existing positive customer relations,” says Veronica Augustsson, CEO of Cinnober. Prior to heading up strategy at Liquidnet, Per Lovén spent over three years at Liquidnet in various project management roles and spent over six years at SimCorp as Head of Pre-Sales and various other consultancy roles.

Per Lovén holds a Master (MSc) degree in International Business Administration and Economics from Lund University and has also contributed to various industry wide publications. He will be directly reporting to CEO Jamie Khurshid and will be based in Boat’s office in London.

For further information, please contact:
Jamie Khurshid
Boat Services Ltd
Tel. +44 (0)20 7961 0795


About Boat Services
Boat was established in 2007, offering MTFs, SIs and investment firms an easy and cost-efficient way to comply with transparency obligations. Ever since, Boat has operated with exceptional uptime, and is the trade data monitor (TDM) with the most comprehensive offering of reportable instruments, including more than 10,000 stocks and ETFs across Europe, the Swiss and Russian markets.

Ever since Boat’s inception, its core technology has been supplied by Cinnober. In 2014 Cinnober acquired Boat ensuring the continued existence of a specialized provider, committed to the long term delivery of transparency services to the benefit of the industry. For further information, please visit www.theboatplatform.com.


About Cinnober
Cinnober provides solutions and services to leading trading and clearing venues, including exchanges, clearinghouses, banks and brokers. Cinnober’s solutions are largely based on the TRADExpress™ Platform, incorporating everything needed for mission-critical solutions in terms of performance, robustness and flexibility.

The portfolio of offerings includes price discovery and matching, real-time risk management, clearing and settlement, index calculation, data distribution and surveillance. Cinnober’s customers include the Australian Securities Exchange, BM&FBOVESPA, Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange, Euronext, Japan Exchange Group, Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the London Metal Exchange, LME Clear, NYSE and the Stock Exchange of Thailand. For additional information, please visit www.cinnober.com.