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October 1, 2012

On the Move

By Editorial Staff

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Who's moving on the Street in equities and derivatives? Traders Magazine's OTM--On the Move--brings that info right here.

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>> NYSE Euronext appointed Jon Robson chief executive officer of its NYSE Technologies group. Robson, a veteran with more than 25 years' experience, comes from Thomson Reuters, where he was president of the enterprise division. He was also founder of Moneyline, an Internet market data firm, and was chief executive of Moneyline after it purchased Telerate from Dow Jones. Prior to that, he held senior positions with Dow Jones & Co. and BIS Banking Systems. He reports to president and deputy chief executive Dominique Cerutti.

>>Jose Contin joins Broadridge City Networks EMEA, a vendor of exchange data management solutions and a division of money management and brokerage firm Broadridge, as a general manager. Contin, a 23-year veteran, will focus on expanding the firm's client base in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Prior to joining Broadridge in 2008, he spent the previous 15 years at Morgan Stanley as a trader and client service representative and in operations. He reports to Tom Carey, chief executive of Securities Processing Solutions International Broadridge.

>> Equity derivatives clearinghouse OCC elected six new members to its board: Steven Crutchfield, Elizabeth King, Kevin Russell, Jonathan Werts, Phillip Pendergraft and Gerald McGraw. Crutchfield is chief executive at NYSE Options. King is head of regulatory affairs at market maker Getco. Russell is head of equities trading for the Americas at Citigroup Global Markets. Werts is a managing director in global execution services at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Pendergraft was elected to a second term and is chief executive and chief operating officer of Penson Worldwide. McGraw was appointed vice chairman of the board and is president of Fidelity Institutional.

>>Robert Passarella and Paul Balser join information vendor DataSift as managing directors in the firm's financial institutions group. Passarella, a veteran who has more than 20 years' experience, is responsible for building client interest in DataSift's current product offerings and developing new ones. He comes from Dow Jones, where he was a vice president. Balser, also with more than 20 years' experience, will oversee business development. Most recently, he was head of sales with StockTwits. He's also done stints in institutional equity sales at Alex. Brown & Sons, Lazard Frères, Merrill Lynch and Citi. Both report to chief executive Rob Bailey.

>> OptionsCity appointed Jerald David as chief business development officer. David, a 15-year veteran, will head the sales and business development teams to expand the firm's customer base and distribution network. He was most recently the managing director and chief administrative officer of GreenX, an environmental commodities exchange acquired by CME Group. He was also a director or member of the management team at CME, NYMEX and DME. He reports to chief executive Hazem Dawani.

>> Knight Capital Group names three directors to its board from some of the companies that rescued the market maker after a computer malfunction caused a $440 million loss. The three new directors are: TD Ameritrade Holding chief executive Fred Tomczyk, Blackstone managing director Martin Brand and General Atlantic's Matthew Nimetz.