TRADING UP: O’Neil Hires DeLosada in SF; Baccidore Joins Credit Suisse from Citadel


O’Neil Securities has hired sales trader Theresa DeLosada as managing director in its newly opened San Francisco office. DeLosada is a 30-year veteran with both buy-side and sell-side experience. DeLosada was most recently an MD with State Street Global Markets in San Francisco, where she was responsible for sales and trading. Before that, she worked at Pulse Trading for nearly a decade in a similar capacity. Her buy-side experience spans more than 15 years at firms such as Feshbach Brothers Investment Management, AXA Rosenberg, and RCM Capital Management. DeLosada also serves on the board of the San Francisco Security Traders Association.

Jeffrey Baccidore, formerly of Citadel Securities, has joined Credit Suisse. A veteran of almost 20 years, Baccidore joined the bulge firm as head of research and consulting at the Advanced Execution Services group. He spent the last year at Citadel as head of risk and before that 3 years at ITG as head of algorithmic trading. Previously he spent 10 years at Goldman Sachs as co-head of trading, head of algorithmic trading, and head of trading research. He started in research at the NYSE in 1998.

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Exegy, a provider of managed services and technology for low-latency market data, added Scott Wilson as a senior account manager, with global responsibilities for sales of Exegy products and services for electronic currency markets. Prior to joining Exegy, Wilson held positions as a senior trader, portfolio manager, managing director, and global head of FX sales at GFTA, JP Morgan, UBS, Bank of America, and Nomura. He was also co-founder and president of Financial Market Solutions, a provider of FX trading platforms and matching engines. At Exegy, Wilson reports to chief operating officer Rod Arbaugh.

Axioma, a provider of risk and portfolio management solutions, appointed Bao Chau Nguyen as head of regulatory & risk reporting. In this newly created role, Nguyen has operational responsibility for Axioma’s risk and regulatory reporting business that Axioma agreed to acquire from global back-office investment services provider ConceptOne in March. She will also oversee the client service teams in Axioma’s regulatory and risk reporting units, with responsibility for a growing global client base. Nguyen most recently served as global alternative investment operations director at Confluence Technologies. Nguyen was also at MSCI, where she worked on the risk management systems of RiskMetrics and Barra. She will report to Ian Webster, Axioma’s chief operating officer, and will be based in the firm’s New York headquarters.

Mizuho has named Mauricio Voorduin as managing director and head of structuring for its Latin America corporate and investment banking business. Voorduin will be responsible for building out Mizuho’s structuring advisory capabilities with Latin America corporates and expand the range of value-added and innovative solution offerings for the firm’s core client base in the region. Voorduin joins Mizuho with close to 20 years’ experience originating, structuring and executing advisory, financing and transactional banking deals across multiple sectors for corporate, institutional and government clients throughout Latin America. Prior to Mizuho, Voorduin held a number of senior positions with HSBC in Mexico and New York, including managing director and head of financial institutions in Mexico; head of public sector, natural resources and energy in Mexico; and head of Americas public sector coverage. He will report to David Costa, managing director and head of Latin America corporate finance.  

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission named David Saltiel as the new head of its office of analytics and research in the division of trading and markets.  Before coming to the SEC, Saltiel was chief economist at the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, a role he assumed in September 2014.  Prior to that, he was chief financial economist and director of data management and analytics at the U.S. Treasury Department’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service.

Perseus named both Andy Charalambous and Charles Damerell to its EMEA team. Charalambous was named senior vice president sales EMEA and Damerell sales director EMEA. Charalambous was previously a sales director with Prospect Theory.  With over two decades in sales and sales operations internationally Damerell has held senior roles previously as SVP global sales at AVG, Vodafone, T-Mobile, Cable & Wireless and INS.

Kieren McCormack, Credit Suisse’s head of prime brokerage sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, will leave Credit Suisse unless he finds another position within the Zurich-based lender, according to a media report.

Phil Morgan is set to join securities finance tech firm Pirum as global head of business development. Morgan, who left his role as head of Nomura’s EMEA prime finance division last month, is the latest in a long line of hires by the post-trade software specialist. He links up with former Nomura colleague and recently appointed Pirum COO Ben Challice.

Former CME Europe head of foreign exchange David Emerick has joined Thomson Reuters as relationship manager for electronic trading, according to sources. Emerick left the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s (CME) European team in February of this year. He joined the US exchange giant in August 2008 as an associate director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa for FX sales, with a focus on the group’s bank trading clients.

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