TowerGroup has announced the addition of a new senior analyst to its Securities and Capital Markets research service. Tom Price, a 25-year veteran of the securities industry, joins the growing Securities and Investments research team to share his insights into the business and technology trends shaping the securities and capital markets landscape. Price joins TowerGroup from SEI Investments, where he served as a senior business analyst and team leader for their Global Wealth Management Platform. Prior to SEI, he held similar positions with CIBC World Markets in their US Equities Technology group and T1Xpert, a company providing straight-through processing software to the securities industry. His 25 years of experience in the securities industry also include officer and management positions within technology and operations at Merrill Lynch Capital Markets, Goldman Sachs, and Salomon Brothers. In addition, he served in a consulting capacity at ADP (Automatic Data Processing), Bank of New York and Citicorp Services.
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