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Thomson Reuters’ Redwood Steps Down; What’s Next?

The resignation this week of Mark Redwood, head of Thomson Reuters Markets’ Sales & Trading unit, confirms Step 2 of the three-step CEO succession scenario we outlined back in March. But it appears that despite two of our three predictions coming to pass, Thomson Reuters will look outside the firm when it moves to name…

End/Beginning of an Era

Yes, it’s true. Roger Hawkins has realised his dream and sold his Oriel Selection specialist recruitment business in order to live the dream in Spain. I fully expect to see him working harder than ever. The lucky acquirer is none other than our friend Aston Sinfield at Synergy Selection. As many of you know, both…

Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad

When we first heard the latest theory on the succession plan for the former Reuters – that is to say, the market data vendor now known as Thomson Reuters Markets – we thought it was just so much tittle-tattle. It was back in October or November, and the integration of Reuters with Thomson Financial had…

The Sun Sets For Larry, Rises For Others?

It’s been a while I know, but this blogging business just keeps getting pushed to the bottom of the list. My thanks then to “Uncle” Tom Groenfeldt for alerting me on his blog to the recent departure from Sun Microsystems of Larry Scott, where he was vice president for financial services. Larry is going somewhere,…