The leading knowledge platform for the financial technology industry
The leading knowledge platform for the financial technology industry

A-Team Insight Blogs

Penson Futures Names Steve Leone Chief Operating Officer

Penson Futures, a member of the Penson Worldwide group of companies and a Futures Commission Merchant that provides execution and clearing services on the world’s major exchanges, announced today that it has named Steve Leone as Chief Operating Officer (COO), a new position. As COO, Mr. Leone will have responsibilities over Global Clearing, Information Technology, Finance and Accounting.

“During Steve’s tenure at Penson Futures, we have made strong infrastructure and operational changes,” said John Streich, CEO of Penson Futures. “Steve has shown the ability to adapt and effectively provide the necessary guidance and leadership to help move the company forward. His role as COO is integral to the growth of Penson Futures. We are excited for him to have this opportunity.”

Mr. Leone brings to this position more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. He joined Penson Futures in November 2008 as Director of Global Clearing and Settlements. Prior to joining Penson Futures, he was with J.P. Morgan Futures and ABN AMRO Futures as head of the North American Customer Service teams for each of those firms. Mr. Leone was also with Cargill Investor Services from 1987 through 2001 holding a number of operational management positions.

Related content

WEBINAR

Recorded Webinar: The Next Frontier of Customer Due Diligence for KYC & AML

A-Team Group recently held a webinar on the popular topic of The Next Frontier of Customer Due Diligence for KYC & AML, discussing the current thinking around client due diligence.

BLOG

Brian Sentance Named Head of EMEA at Data Quality Management Platform Provider Datasynthesis

Brian Sentance, former CEO of Xenomorph, is back in the data management business as head of EMEA for Datasynthesis, provider of a cloud-native data quality management platform that synchronises data governance, integration and quality to transform data policy into data operations. Sentance joins the New-York based leadership team of Datasynthesis, CEO Christian Robertson, and chief...

EVENT

RegTech Summit APAC Virtual

RegTech Summit APAC will explore the current regulatory environment in Asia Pacific, the impact of COVID on the RegTech industry and the extent to which the pandemic has acted a catalyst for RegTech adoption in financial markets.

GUIDE

The Trading Regulations Handbook

Need to know all the essentials about the regulations impacting trading infrastructure? Welcome to the first edition of our A-Team Trading Regulations Handbook which provides all the essentials about regulations impacting trading operations, data and technology. A-Team’s Trading Regulations Handbook is a great way to see at-a-glance: All the regulations that are impacting trading technology...