Refinitiv appointed Dean Berry as Global Head of Trading, based in London. Berry joins from BGC Partners, where he was the global head of the Electronic and Hybrid Markets division. His extensive experience covers multiple asset classes, low touch electronic and high touch trading strategies and includes deep knowledge of global markets with significant experience in Asian markets, with roles in both Singapore and Japan. His career spans roles at ICAP, Bank of Ireland, Société General, Nordea, Dresdner Kleinwort and Deutsche Bank.
Jon Jefferies joined JonesTrading Institutional Services LLC as a Managing Director of equity trading in the firm’s New York office. Jefferies brings more than a decade of industry experience and expertise to the role. Prior to joining JonesTrading, he was a Managing Director at Wells Fargo in Global Equity Trading, and he also was a Managing Director at Stifel Nicolaus.
VoxSmart, a communications surveillance provider, tabbed Andrew Stone and Lloyd Jensen to head a new Markets division. Stone joins from pricing and analytics start-up NEX Data where he was Global Business Manager. Prior to NEX, Andrew worked for TP ICAP helping the interdealer broker transition broker trading technologies. Jensen joins from BGC Partners. Lloyd brings over 25 years of broking and trading experience from HSBC and Société Générale where he covered many of the global exchanges and trading venues across Fixed Income, FX, Equities and Commodities.
Hazeltree, a provider of integrated treasury and portfolio finance solutions, appointed Jonathan Spirgel, as Managing Director and Global Head of Cash and Liquidity Management. A BNY Mellon veteran, Spirgel has extensive experience in building Liquidity, Collateral and Segregation solutions for large, complex institutional clients. Mr. Spirgel created the first and most successful Liquidity Investment Portal, as well as other market-leading patented financial solutions including Commodity ETFs and Segregated Margin systems.
The Association for Digital Asset Markets appointed Michelle Bond as its new Chief Executive Officer. Bond will be tasked with developing best practices to boost market integrity and foster fair and orderly conduct in the digital asset marketplace. Most recently, Bond was global head of policy and regulatory affairs at two fintech companies. Bond also worked at Bloomberg LP as head of global regulatory affairs, and she is an expert in securities, derivatives, banking, and fintech regulation. Before joining the private sector, Bond served as senior counsel at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and worked on implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act, with a specific focus on securities and derivatives regulations, the Volcker Rule, and banking and fintech issues.
Financial data firm Facteus appointed Chris L. Marsh as its new chief executive officer. Marsh replaces Randy Koch who is leaving the company to pursue other interests, after leading it since 2013. Marsh, who co-founded Facteus and has served as its executive chairman since 2009, brings over 30 years of management experience in high-growth companies. He has invested in and led several companies across the software-as-a-service, fintech, life sciences and medical technology industries.
Fabrizio Gallo, the global co-head of equities at Bank of America, quit the firm just months after a management shake-up in sales and trading, Financial News reported. Gallo will be replaced by Soofian Zuberi, who was installed as co-head of the US bank’s stock trading unit amid a series of management changes unveiled in July, FN reported, citing an internal memo.
Daniel Chambers, formerly head of trading at London-based hedge fund Sequoia Capital, left after seven years with the firm to join FX platform provider BidFX in a senior data role, The TRADE reported. At Sequoia, Chambers was responsible for all trading within the firm, including G10 FX spot, reducing trading costs and increasing efficiency through the development of execution algorithms, and implementing trade cost analysis tools.