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.
Matthew Harris joins Madison Williams as director of institutional equity trading in the firm’s New York office. Harris, 36, joins Madison Williams from Tuohy Brothers Investment Research, a specialist energy research and trading firm, where he served as head of trading. Prior to that, Harris helped lead the development of the trading team at FBR Capital Market’s New York office, supervising the healthcare and utility sectors. He also spent eight years at Morgan Stanley, where he traded a variety of stocks in the technology, healthcare and energy industries. Harris’ hire is expected expand its market making capabilities and allow the firm to advance its international trading platform.
Danielle Caporale joins Accenture’s Capital Markets practice in its Core Trading & Services Group. Caporale, a 20-year veteran, spent most of her career on the buyside in trading. She ran Deutsche Bank’s Investment Management Trading Desk and also worked at SAC Capital and Gabelli & Co., followed by stints at the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq.
Michael Cattell joins interconnection and co-location provider Telx as vice president of financial markets. Cattell, a 17-year veteran, will focus on the company’s financial markets business line, including solution and market development. Prior to Telx, he was vice president of global hosting solutions for BT Radianz. He also served as vice president of global markets technology infrastructure for State Street Corp., where he managed its global IT staff, server management, data base administration and application support of the company’s transaction and information platform. He reports to Brad Hokamp, chief marketing officer.
Lesley Ann Bunim joins RS Investments as an equity research analyst for the New York- and San Francisco-based firm. Bunim, 10-year pro, will focus on providing research on the retail, restaurant and gaming sectors. She previously worked at J.H. Whitney Investment Management as an investment analyst for the company’s hedge fund, covering public equity and debt. She reports to Allison Thacker, managing director for RS Investments growth team.
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