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ON THE MOVE: Weeden, BTIG, Deutsche All Land Talent

Traders Magazine Online News, November 21, 2017

John D'Antona Jr.

Agency broker BTIG lured Julian Emanuelto the firm as a Managing Director and Chief Equity and Derivatives Strategist. He will be based in New York and join BTIGís Research and Strategy team. In his role, Emanuel will provide top-down analysis of broad market trends, sectors, valuation and volatility with a focus on U.S. equity markets and U.S.-listed derivatives. Prior to BTIG, he was Head of U.S. Equity and Derivatives Strategy at UBS. Previously, he accumulated over two decades of experience as a Portfolio Manager, Risk Manager and Proprietary Trader with Tiedemann Investment Group, Goldman Sachs, Spear, Leeds and Kellogg, and Credit Suisse Asset Management. Earlier in his career, Emanuel was also Head of North American Equity Derivatives Sales at Tullett Prebon. He began his career as a floor options trader with Timber Hill Inc.

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Deutsche Bank has hired Chris Hempstead, who built up the ETF business at KCG Holdings, as its U.S. head of ETF sales, according to a report. Hempstead was one of the people who shored up KCGís ETF trading business after Reggie Browne, known as ďthe Godfather of ETFs,Ē and his team left in 2013 for Cantor Fitzgerald.

Julian Emanuel

OíNeil Securities, a high-touch brokerage, announced that Jack Strack and Mike Chrisman have joined the firmís Equity Sales team. Strack brings with him more than 20 years of intuitional sales trading experience to his new role as Managing Director at the New York office of OíNeil Securities. Strack has covered the Canadian market for much of his career at firms such as JP Morgan, Macquarie Securities, and Sanford Bernstein and will focus on the Great North. Chrisman also has more than 20 years of experience and will join OíNeil as a Managing Director in the firmís San Francisco office focusing on the firmís West Cost growth, Most recently, Chrisman was a Principal at Piper Jaffray in their San Francisco office. Prior to this, he was a trader at Banc of America Securities, Deutsche Bank and Thomas Weisel. Mike graduated from the University of Washington and is a member of the San Francisco Security Traders Association

Weeden & Co has recently made several hires. Joel Beck was hired as Director of Business Development, coming from Cornerstone Capital where he was Chief Operating Officer. He will be responsible for client management, talent recruitment/development, regulatory/supervisory procedures, and strategic planning. Previously, Beck held senior leadership and production roles for 19+ years within UBS' Global Equity group. At UBS, his positions involved leading large internal teams, extensive client relationship management, trading risk management, financial and strategic analysis, and dealing with global market structure issues.

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