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Bloomberg’s Presidential Run Poses Challenges for Bloomberg News

Michael Bloomberg’s decision to run for the Democratic Party’s nomination for US president poses some thorny questions around impartiality for the editors who run Bloomberg News. Following his announcement this month that he will seek the Democrat nomination, Bloomberg editor-in-chief John Micklethwait posted a memo to staff outlining the possible conflicts posed by Mr. Bloomberg’s…

Redline Hires Andrij Wowkodaw as Global Head of FX Exchange

Redline Trading Solutions, a provider of high-performance market data and order execution systems for automated trading, has named Andrij Wowkodaw as global head of foreign exchange. Wowkodaw brings over 15 years of buy-side and sell-side electronic and algorithmic trading experience to Redline. Most recently, he was director of eFX quantitative analysis at Scotiabank. Before that,…

Luminex Adds Financial and Technology Professionals

Luminex Trading & Analytics, a buy side-owned trading venue delivering efficient, low-cost block executions, has hired three financial and technology professionals to meet growing engagement with its platform by its community of investment management firms. Joshua Reed has joined as a sales and relationship manager, Joshua Opper as director of infrastructure, and Robin Burr as…

DTCC Promotes Lynn Bishop to CIO

DTCC has appointed Lynn Bishop as chief information officer with responsibility for the ongoing development and testing of the technology that supports DTCC’s post-trade infrastructure, communications networks, processing and messaging systems, as well as the IT applications underlying DTCC’s products and services. Bishop is a member of the firm’s management committee and reports directly to…

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…