Day: October 1, 2013

Greenwich Associates Hires McPartland

Greenwich Associates has hired Kevin McPartland as principal to lead a new market structure and technology advisory service. McPartland joins from Blackrock, where he was a director in the electronic trading and market structure group. Prior to joining Blackrock, he was a principal at Tabb Group, where he founded and led the firm’s fixed income […]

Gomprecht Moves to SG

Robert Gomprecht is joining the e-FX sales team at Societe Generale (SG) in New York, Profit & Loss understands. He will be reporting to Soren Haagensen, managing director and head of e-commerce for the Americas region, sources say. SG did not confirm the hire by press time. Gomprecht joins from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, […]

Ardizzone Joins RJ O’Brien

Brokerage and clearing firm R.J. O’Brien & Associates has hired Matthew Ardizzone, a 20-year veteran of the FX industry, as global head of FX sales. Ardizzone is charged with growing the firm’s institutional FX presence, particularly among commodity trading advisors (CTAs), hedge funds and FX portfolio managers. Reporting to Phillip Fondren, executive director and head […]

Reich Joins GTS

Steve Reich has joined market making firm Global Trading Systems (GTS). Based in New York, Reich will be helping the firm build out FX and commodities initially, and later branching into energy and metals. Reich was a co-founder of Hotspot FX, and was most recently working at CME Group as executive director for foreign exchange […]

Advanced Markets Hires

Advanced Markets has hired Henry DePaolis as director, institutional FX. In his new role, DePaolis will focus on relationships with bank liquidity providers, as well as institutional buy-side market participants. DePaolis has more than two decades of foreign exchange experience. He has held institutional foreign exchange sales and trading roles most recently at FXCM Pro […]

Molten Markets Adds COO

Molten Markets has added another senior executive as it continues to expand its business. John Vause has joined the firm as COO. Vause has been involved with FX trading technology for over 20 years, with over a decade specialising in the e- commerce space. Prior to joining Molten Markets, he spent four years in London […]

Nomura Adds Two in FX

Nomura has added to its FX business with the hire of two to its trading and sales desks. John Erratt joins as an executive director, FX spot trading. He is based in London reporting to Anthony Foster, head of G10 spot trading, EMEA. He joins Nomura from a similar role at Credit Suisse, whilst his […]

MRA Hires Dayan

Macro Risk Advisors, an execution and analysis firm for institutional investors, has appointed Danny Dayan as an interest rate strategist. In the newly created role, he will work with the firm’s clients to structure transactions that help manage risk, the firm says. “As the arc of Fed policy is set to change, interest rate uncertainty […]

BAML Hires New Head for Futures, FXPB

Luciana Miranda joins Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) in New York as global head of marketing for futures and FX prime brokerage, reporting to Peter Johnson, global head of futures and OTC clearing. BAML declines to confirm her appointment. Miranda spent the past six years with Deutsche, where she was head of listed derivatives […]

Whelan Joins EBS

Hugh Whelan is joining EBS as a liquidity manager for the EBS Direct products, according to sources familiar with the situation. Whelan will report to Jeff Ward, head of EBS Direct, he joins from Commerzbank in London where he was head of market development and connectivity.