SIX Telekurs, a SIX Group company, has appointed Andreas Steiner as head of the Austrian branch in Vienna. He succeeded Josef Krall, who retired from the post after almost 11 years.

Steiner worked for Reuters as of 2002, most recently in the capacity of lead account manager for Austria and Eastern Europe.

His task for the future is to further consolidate the positioning of SIX Telekurs as a financial data supplier in the Austrian market.

Andreas Steiner will report to Michael Frank, managing director of SIX Telekurs Deutschland. The activities on the Austrian market also fall under the responsibility of this SIX Telekurs’ German subsidiary.

Frank said Steiner’s experience and contacts are of considerable benefit to the company and will enable SIX Telekurs to continue its highly positive development trend in Austria,"

SIX Telekurs specializes in the procurement, processing and distribution of international financial information. Financial market specialists at SIX Telekurs gather information from all the world’s major trading venues – directly and in real time.

SIX Group offers services in the areas of securities trading, clearing and settlement, as well as financial market information and payment transactions.