TRADING UP: Barral Joins Citi’s Execution Sales Team
Tony Barral has joined Citi as a Director Electronic Execution Sales Trader. Barral will focus on platform sales and the firm’s wholesale business as well as sales and business development. He spent the last 10 years at JP Morgan, most recently as an Executive Director. Earlier in his career he worked at Direct Edge and NYFIX.
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Andreas Mitschke will take over as Head of the Trading Surveillance Office (TSO) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and the derivatives exchange Eurex as of January 1, 2020. He succeeds Michael Zollweg, who will leave this public position after 20 years.
Mitschke has been working for TSO since 2000. He started as an analyst monitoring trading at Eurex, before specialising in the technological development of surveillance. He also played a key role in merging the trading supervision of Xetra and Eurex, due to their similar market models, and subsequently became head of the Trading Surveillance Electronic Markets team.
Dilip Khandelwal will join as Managing Director and Head of Technology Centres, based in Pune. Khandelwal will oversee the development of the bank‘s Technology Centres globally to create one, consistent strategy while continuing to work with our businesses on developing technology to improve the client experience. He will also become Head of Technology, Data and Innovation for Asia Pacific and Chief Information Officer for Human Resources, Legal and Communications. Khandelwal joins from SAP where he led large scale transformation to accelerate customers to the cloud. Under his guidance, SAP Labs India became one of the top contributing Technology Centres at the company, with highest employee engagement.
Also, Gil Perez will join the bank as Managing Director and Head of Strategy & Innovation. Perez will oversee innovation strategy, thought leadership, and technology innovation partnerships, ensuring that the bank continues to evaluate and match business demand with appropriate third-party technology solutions. Perez joins from SAP, where he spent 8 years working with enterprise companies guiding them through their respective digital transformation journey.
BTIG Australia landed Andrew Dalgleish as its new Chief Executive Officer. Dalgleish will be based in BTIG’s Sydney, Australia office, and will focus on fueling new growth across all lines of business. He has spent more than 20 years helping to lead several successful financial services institutions throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia-Pacific and Africa. At BTIG, he will assume day-to-day leadership of its Australian-based affiliate and will work collaboratively with the firm’s existing Sydney team and other global counterparts to strengthen its offering across the continent and surrounding regions. His mandate includes continuing to build out BTIG’s product suite across equities, equity derivatives, convertible bonds, event-driven, outsource, and global portfolio and ETF trading. Prior to BTIG, Dalgleish was the Global Head of Portfolio Trading and Beta Solutions at UBS in New York. Previously, he was the Head of Institutional Client Solutions and Head of Institutional Funds Group at UBS in Sydney, where he supported the needs of institutional clients across cash execution, prime brokerage, swaps and derivatives.
Tier1 Financial Solutions named David Cotten its Senior Vice President of Client Services. Cotten, a certified Salesforce Technical Architect, will be tasked with ensuring that clients are receiving the most value out of Tier1’s Application suite. Before Tier1, Cotten worked for Bluewolf, an IBM company, as the Managing Director of North American Delivery. During the 10 years he worked at Bluewolf, Cotten helped build the Company’s managed services practices in the Midwest and Southeast regions of the United States. He will report to Tier1’s COO and co-founder Phil Dias and will be based out of Tier1’s New York office.
Northern Trust appointed two senior business development executives to its Global Foreign Exchange Solutions practice in North America – David Byne and William Hartnett. Both will be responsible for driving growth across the full range of FX solutions at Northern Trust, including algorithmic trading, CompleteFX™ (outsourced end-to-end FX dealing service), and Currency Management. Based in New York City, Byne brings almost 15 years of foreign exchange experience to Northern Trust. Before joining Northern Trust, Byne held a number of FX-related positions at Credit Suisse and Citi, among others.
Hartnett, based in Chicago, has more than a decade of foreign exchange experience, serving in several trading and sales roles before transitioning to business development. Prior to Northern Trust, Hartnett served as an FX options trader on the Chicago Board of Trade and at Fifth Third Bank.
Robin Grant joins Tabula Investment Management as CFO, taking on responsibility for the company’s finance function and its compliance duties. Previously, Grant has held several senior roles within the investment management sector, including variously COO, CFO and Partner at Quantmetrics Capital Management, Fairwater Capital and RS Platou Asset Management. Prior to these roles, Robin was CFO of GLG Multi-Manager Investments, the Fund of Funds division of GLG Partners.
Charles River Development snagged Spiros Giannaros as its new president. In this role, Giannaros will be responsible for day-to-day operations of the company including product, development, sales and services for the Charles River Investment Management Solution. Most recently, he was executive vice president and head of Platform Strategies at State Street, where he reported to Lou Maiuri, chief operating officer. Prior to that, he served as the Global Head of Enterprise Data Management (EDM) and thinkFolio serving as a Partner at IHS Markit (formerly Markit). In this role, he was responsible for the firm’s data management, warehouse, reporting businesses, software managed services, and the thinkFolio business, an order management and portfolio modeling system. Before joining IHS Markit, Spiros spent 15 years at Charles River Development where he was a managing director for the Americas and responsible for sales, strategic account management and product marketing. He will report to John Plansky, who remains chief executive officer of Charles River and leader of State Street Global Exchange® and State Street Alpha..
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