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February 18, 2010

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Frank Troise joined J.P. Morgan as global head of equities electronic client solutions. There, he oversees the electronic trading business, including product management, distribution, direct market access, algorithms, electronic liquidity management and market structure. He is based in New York and reports to Carlos Hernandez, head of global equities.

Troise arrived from Barclays Capital, where he headed equities electronic trading. He oversaw global product management for the electronic trading of equities and listed options. Before Barclays, Troise worked at Lehman Brothers from 2005 to 2008, and at ITG from 1997 to 2005.


 Andrew Brenner joined Belzberg Technologies as president of its subsidiary Electronic Brokerage Systems. Brenner, a former trader with about 30 years of equities and derivatives experience, will run the firm's U.S. operations in New York.

He was previously head of the ISE Stock Exchange, which is now part of Direct Edge. His role will be both strategic and sales-related. Brenner reports to Judith Robertson, president and CEO of Belzberg Technologies.


 Michael Karmiol joins Susquehanna Financial Group's New York office as a senior trader in the healthcare sector. Karmiol, a nine-year veteran, was previously with BTIG. Prior to that, he spent three years at Morgan Stanley as a trader, after a five-year stint at UBS, where he traded both listed and Nasdaq stocks and was an associate director. Karmiol reports to Charlie Sweeney, who runs cash trading and sales trading.


 Jose Marques joined Deutsche Bank Securities as head of equity electronic trading within the firm's global markets division. He is based in New York. Marques reports to Robert Karofsky, co-head of global markets equity, and Kerim Derhalli, global head of equity trading. He runs product development, distribution and marketing and technology. Marques also oversees the equity electronic trading platform's continued expansion. He joined Deutsche Bank from Credit Suisse, where most recently he was a managing director in the alternative execution products group. Marques ran the firm's CrossFinder dark pool.

A 15-year veteran, Marques has also held senior electronic trading roles at Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs.


  Emil Skulski joins Robert W. Baird & Co. as director of its new program trading effort. Skulski, a 20-year veteran, works from the firm's Stamford, Conn. office and is in charge of expanding its institutional program trading business.

Prior to joining Baird, Skulski was at J.P. Morgan Investment Management, where he spent 13 years as a vice president of equity and program trading. He was responsible for J.P. Morgan's U.S. and Canadian program trading, REIT portfolio trading, equity sector trading, and managed foreign and domestic index futures trading.

Earlier in his career, Skulski worked at brokerage ITG for five years and developed portfolio trading strategies for institutional clients before moving to the buyside. He reports to Dan Renouard, COO of institutional equity sales.


 Charles Myers has joined investment bank boutique Evercore as a senior managing director and head of the firm's cash equities business.