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Jamie Selway, a commentator on trading issues, joined Investment Technology Group to fill a strategic role as a managing director in New York. Selway, a 14-year market veteran, comes to ITG to provide clients with analysis of market structure issues and commentary on regulatory developments. He reports to chief executive Bob Gasser.

A co-founder of institutional broker White Cap Trading in 2003, Selway spent seven years there. The firm closed this summer and all four partners joined ITG.  Prior to White Cap, Selway served as chief economist at Archipelago, spending nearly five years there. He was also an associate in equity derivatives research at Goldman Sachs. He is currently a director at the BATS Exchange and an associate editor of the Journal of Trading. Selway also pens an annual prediction column for Traders Magazine.

Vlad Khandros was promoted to market structure and public policy analyst at Liquidnet. Khandros, who joined Liquidnet in 2006, was previously in business development and helped design its H2O product. He was involved in the recent minority stake the firm purchased in OTR Global, a research provider. In the last year, Khandros has been heavily involved in regulatory and market structure matters both in the U.S. and the U.K. He is also author of the firm's research product on market structure to clients, The Anchor.

John Kerins retired from Abel/Noser after a 40-year career as an equity trader. Kerins traded for 17 years at Merrill Lynch, including a stint in London and at Merrill Lynch Asset Management. Kerins later worked for seven years at Lynch, Jones & Ryan before his last 11 years at Abel/Noser.


Macquarie Securities Group hired four sales traders--two in New York and two in San Francisco. In New York, Gregory Calvino and Christopher Richards join as senior sales traders. Calvino, a veteran of more than 23 years, was previously a managing director at Thomas Weisel Partners, where he focused on hedge fund accounts. Richards, a 15-year veteran, also joins from Thomas Weisel Partners. Previously, he was a managing director and head sector trader for financials and energy, after a stint as head trader of the industrial sector. In the San Francisco office, Ross Peet and Lance Wood join Macquarie as senior sales traders. Peet, a veteran of more than 15 years, was most recently at Needham & Co., where, as managing director, he covered the firm's top accounts in New York, the Midwest and the West Coast. Wood, with more than 17 years of experience, was previously with Leerink Swann. He opened Leerink's West Coast office in 2003.


Laura Yunger was named president of Cheevers & Co. in Chicago. She replaces Robert Puricelli, who was named chief operating officer, a newly created position. Yunger, a 16-year veteran marketing brokerage services, previously ran Cheevers' client services and marketing before the promotion. Yunger is a member of the Security Traders Association of Chicago. She reports to company founder and CEO, Kathleen Cheevers.