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October 3, 2011

On The Move

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  • On The Move

>> Noel Dalzell joins Knight Capital as a director in broker-dealer sales and relationship management. Before Knight, Dalzell spent his entire 11-year career at E*Trade, where he worked as a Nasdaq trader and later in trading technology, sales, compliance, strategy and operations. He was also co-head of NMS trading operations at E*Trade Capital Markets. He reports to Steve Kay.

>> UBS hired Vlad Khandros as a director and market structure analyst in the Americas market structure group. Khandros, a six-year pro, is focused on monitoring and analyzing the structural and regulatory landscape for electronic equities trading, as well as developing UBS's strategic responses to market structure issues. He will also publish market and microstructure commentary on a regular basis for clients. Khandros was formerly head of market structure and public policy at Liquidnet. At Liquidnet, he was heavily involved in commenting on regulatory and market structure matters both in the U.S. and the U.K. Prior to that, he held sales and analyst roles at TheMarkets.com, Merrill Lynch-Global Private Client, and Citigroup-Smith Barney.

>> ETF Securities, a provider of exchange traded products, hires Dan Magnusson as senior vice president sales. Magnusson, a 14-year veteran, is based in the firm's San Francisco office and works with both institutional and retail advisors and wealth managers on the West Coast. Prior to ETF, he was regional vice president at Guggenheim Funds for four years, where he was a relationship manager and built brand awareness. He also worked at the Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago Board of Options. He reports to managing director Will Rhind.

>> Andy Peer joins BTIG's New York office as a senior vice president and institutional sales trader. Peer, a 19-year veteran, spent the last 18 months at Instinet. Prior to that, he was with ITG for 15 years. He started his career on Wall Street with the equity trading division at Lehman Brothers. Peer reports to Rick Blank, head of global equities.

>> Mark P. Johnson joins Weeden & Co. in Greenwich, Conn., as a senior sales trader. Johnson, an 11-year veteran, spent his previous eight years at Sanford C. Bernstein in sales trading. He works with a coverage group that includes Peter Mullen and Raymond Floyd Jr. Johnson reports to Todd Trimmer, Weeden & Co. president and executive director of sales.

>> Lake Oswego, Ore.-based broker D.A. Davidson & Co. hired Tim Bricker as a managing director and head of equity trading. Bricker, a 21-year veteran, will be headquartered in the Oregon office but oversee the firm's trading desks in Boston, Denver and Great Falls, Mont. Prior to Davidson, he was head of West Coast sales trading office for FBR Capital Markets and was also head of the institutional trading desk for Citigroup's West Coast office. He reports to Doug Woodcock.