E-commerce trading solutions provider Cognotec has made a number of senior appointments and opened new offices on the European continent. Roland White has joined Cognotec to be the company’s new Regional Manager for the UK and Ireland. He joins from EBS where he worked for nine years, his final position was Senior Relationship Manager with responsibility for London-based clients. Fred Kahn has become Cognotec‚s new Business Development Manager for France and is based at the firm’s recently opened Paris office. Kahn spent four years with software development house Diagram as Manager of the International Banking Operations Division. Prior to Diagram, he was with Banque Indosuez for seven years where he was Chief Dealer in Paris. Finally, David Sellars has joined Cognotec as an Account Manager. He formerly worked at Reuters for eight years as both Business Development Manager and Account Manager. Cognotec has also opened a new regional office in Switzerland. A further operational centre is due to open in the Netherlands shortly.