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Mark Hemsley Plans Retirement from Cboe in 2020

Mark Hemsley, executive vice president at Cboe Global Markets and president of Cboe Europe, is planning to retire from the company at the end of February 2020. David Howson, chief operating officer of Cboe Europe since 2013, will succeed Hemsley and assume his roles on January 1, 2020. Hemsley was a founding employee of Bats…

TP ICAP Appoints Ex RBC Capital Markets MD as Head of Strategy

TP ICAP has appointed Joanna Nader as global head of strategy. She was previously managing director at RBC Capital Markets, where she was head of diversified/speciality financials research, covering a number of companies including TP ICAP. Before joining RBC Capital Markets, Nader spent nearly 10 years as the chief investment officer of JRJ Group, a…

BMLL names OSTC CEO Lee Hodgkinson as non-exec director

BMLL Technologies, a data-engineering-as-a-service company, has named Lee Hodgkinson, CEO of OSTC, a global derivative trading and education firm, as chairman of the board. He becomes a non-executive director land will use his practical industry and exchange experience to support BMLL’s existing data engineering and analytics capabilities, as well as its ambitions to provide more…

Marion Leslie Leaves Refinitiv to Head Up SIX Financial Information

Marion Leslie has stepped down from the role of managing director of Refinitiv’s Enterprise business and will join SIX as leader of SIX Financial Information and a member of the SIX executive board on January 1, 2020. She will succeed Robert Jeanbart, who has decided to retire at the end of this year. Jeanbart joined…

Moody’s Names Senior Executives

Moody’s Corporation has named Robert Fauber, currently president of Moody’s Investors Service (MIS), to the new role of chief operating officer of Moody’s Corporation. Fauber will drive the company’s strategic initiatives to maximize the company’s strengths and position it for the next stage of growth. Moody’s has also named Michael West to succeed Fauber as…

Pico Appoints Former ITG CEO Francis J. Troise to Board of Directors

Pico has appointed former Investment Technology Group (ITG) CEO Francis J. Troise to its board of directors with the remit to support the company’s growth and innovation. The addition of Troise follows Pico’s recent acquisition of Corvil, which created a powerhouse combining Pico’s managed trading technology services and Corvil’s monitoring services and real-time performance analytics….

Moody’s Names Head of Diversity and Inclusion

Moody’s Corporation has named DK Bartley as managing director and head of diversity & inclusion (D&I) with responsibility for leading the company’s global D&I programmes in support of its diverse workforce and commitment to an inclusive culture. Bartley joins Moody’s from Dentsu Aegis, a media and digital marketing company, where he served as senior vice…

DTCC Outlines Plan For No-touch Post-trade Processing

DTCC has outlined a vision for institutional trade processing that aims to realise the goal of STP by eliminating manual touch points. In a white paper, Re-Imagining Post-Trade: No-Touch Processing Within Reach, the company explains the need for a new approach and plans for achieving no-touch processing, including an effective way to leverage existing infrastructure….

Virtu Expands Executive Team

Virtu Financial has announced new executive hires and changes to its leadership team. Brett Fairclough has been promoted to chief operating officer and global head of business development; Alex Ioffe will join the company as chief financial officer effective September 30, 2019; and Marc Rosenthal joins the executive team from Morgan Stanley’s equity division as…

CLS Names Masami Johnstone as Head of Information Services

CLS, a market infrastructure group delivering settlement, processing and data solutions, has named Masami Johnstone as head of information services. Masami joins CLS from Euronext, where she was head of buy-side sales responsible for advanced data sales and development. Previously she was head of institutional quant research. At CLS, she will be responsible for the…