ON THE MOVE: Tradeweb Hires James Sun in Asia; Jay Coleman Joins Cowen

Tradeweb Markets, a leading, global operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, equities and money markets, appointed James Sun as Managing Director, Head of Asia. Based in Shanghai, Mr. Sun will be responsible for all of Tradeweb’s business operations in Asia, including offices in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore. He will report to Enrico Bruni, Managing Director, Head of Europe and Asia Business, and work closely with Li Renn Tsai, Managing Director, Head of Product and Sales. Most recently Mr. Sun served as CEO and Board Director of Harvest Global Investments, where he led the company and its subsidiaries on global strategic partnerships, branding and market penetration across the Asia Pacific region. Prior to that, he spent 17 years with Charles Schwab as Managing Director, Asia Pacific.

Jay Coleman joined Cowen Inc.’s Investment Banking division as a Managing Director, Head of Equity Capital Markets Execution, leading efforts to coordinate and ensure flawless execution of complex transactions across the Company’s capital markets platform. Coleman will be based in New York and report to Grant Miller, Head of Cowen’s Capital Markets Group. Coleman brings more than 20 years’ capital markets experience. Prior to joining Cowen, he spent two years at CommonBond, where he most recently served as the firm’s Chief Business Officer. Prior to this, Mr. Coleman spent seven years at Deutsche Bank as Head of Equity Capital Markets Execution & Head of Private Capital and six years as the Head of Equity Capital Markets Execution at Barclays Capital/Lehman Brothers. Mr. Coleman began his career in Equity Capital Markets at Morgan Stanley where he worked for seven years and was a Managing Director. 

UBS recruited Andrea Bordoni, the former head of prime finance quant research in Asia & EMEA at JP Morgan, eFinancialCareers reported. Bordoni, who joined the Swiss bank in London last month as global head of financing quants, was at JP Morgan for seven years, first as Investor Services Head of Quantitative Research for EMEA and APAC, and then Head of Delta 1 Quantitative Research, according to his LinkedIn profile. He previously worked at David Leone & Partners Investment Co. for two years, and was at Goldman Sachs for seven years before that.  Bordoni was replaced at JP Morgan by Richard Hua, the bank’s New York-based head of delta one quantitative research, eFinancialCareers reported.

Baton Systems, a provider of post-trade systems for capital markets, named Phil Corryn as its Director of Sales for North America, responsible for driving revenue in North America with an initial focus on the major banks and their clearing entities. He will report directly to Baton’s Head of Global Sales and EMEA, Alex Knight. Based in New York, Corryn has more than 22 years’ sales experience in enterprise data management. Prior to joining Baton, Phil was Senior Vice President, Sales at FinTech Studios, an AI-based SaaS market intelligence and regulatory solution startup. Before that he was Head of America Sales at Asset Control Inc., where he was responsible for driving new revenue for enterprise data management solutions across the Americas. He also held various senior positions with Bloomberg LP, GoldenSource Corporation and SunGard.

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Manisha Kimmel would conclude her tenure as Senior Policy Advisor, Regulatory Reporting, at the end of January. Since joining the SEC in January 2019, Ms. Kimmel has coordinated the SEC’s oversight of the creation and implementation of the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) by the self-regulatory organizations (SROs). As the primary interface with internal and external stakeholders, Ms. Kimmel has been responsible for assessing CAT development progress, shepherding CAT-related exemptive orders and Commission rulemaking through the agency, and establishing internal governance structures to support cross-divisional coordination and decision-making.

Wall Street Horizon, a provider of corporate event data, announced Christine Short joined as VP Research, reporting to Barry L. Star, CEO and Founder. In this new role, Short is charged with publishing research on Wall Street Horizon event data covering 8,500+ global equities, beginning with a focus on earnings season trends. With 15 years of experience in the financial data industry, Christine hails from TipRanks, Estimize and S&P Capital IQ.  Her research has been widely featured in financial news outlets including regular appearances on networks such as CNBC and Fox to talk corporate earnings and the economy.