Jeremy Seitz becomes Chief Technology Officer at TX Markets
Zurich, 31 August 2020 – With effect from 1 September 2020, Jeremy Seitz will take on the newly-created position of Chief Technology Officer at TX Markets. He will therefore become a member of the TX Markets management team, reporting directly to CEO Olivier Rihs in his function.
This new role brings responsibility for the overall tech strategy for TX Markets and online marketplaces. As a software engineer with lifetime experience working in startups and developing products in both the US and Switzerland, he will work closely with the marketplace companies. His approach is to encourage cross-company collaboration, strong tech standards and open APIs, and provide a next-level approach to marketplaces.
Olivier Rihs, CEO of TX Markets: "Through TX Markets, we aim not only to continue consolidating our platforms' leading positions in Switzerland, but also to continue our expansion on the basis of strategic partnerships and acquisitions. To achieve this, we are making major investments to continue developing our platforms – and a well-managed, agile engineering and technology team is a key factor here. I am delighted that we have been able to recruit Jeremy Seitz for this new role at TX Markets: as well as being a technology and engineering expert with a proven track record, he is already thoroughly familiar with our company and our online marketplaces."
Since 2016, Jeremy Seitz has been the Chief Technology Officer at Ricardo AG, which is part of TX Markets. In this position, he headed a team of some 50 people in Switzerland and France, with responsibility for all technology issues at Ricardo including the complete construction of a new platform in recent years. Prior to this, Jeremy Seitz held the post of Head of Core Engineering in the TX Group. For the time being, Jeremy Seitz will take up his new function at TX Markets on a gradual basis, while remaining active at Ricardo until his successor has been found.