AES Hires Bob Watson to Strengthen Metals Capability
Aspect Enterprise Solutions (AES), a provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) commodities trading and risk management solutions, has appointed industry specialist Bob Watson to the newly created post of industry director. Watson brings a wealth of systems and process knowledge in metals trading, much of it around the London Metals Exchange (LME). Watson’s role will be to refine the business functionality of the company’s flagship cross-commodity AspectCTRM framework in the metals trading and risk management area.
Before joining AES Watson was LME back office product manager with commodities trade/risk software company Brady, before which he was director of base metals integration at UBS AG. His earlier career spans senior positions with broking, financial and trading software companies together with automation and telecommunications firms. He developed market-leading software for trading derivatives on the London and US markets and for more than 25 years was involved in both systems and business analysis for profit, risk and exposure reporting.