Free Site Registration

ON THE MOVE: IEX Promotes Furber; DAM's Bellaro Retiring

Traders Magazine Online News, May 30, 2018

John D'Antona Jr.

The Investors Exchange has promoted Sara Furber to Chief Financial Officer. Furber duties expand to include leadership of corporate development and IEX Ventures. Before joining IEX in 2016, She held senior roles over her 20-year career in investment banking and finance, including serving as the Chief Operating Officer of Wealth Management at Morgan Stanley.

IEX also hired Dan Cummings to lead its Corporate Advisory group, which oversees the listings business. Previously Executive Vice Chairman at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Cummings will use his deep global capital markets expertise, including leading over 400 book-run deals and 100 IPOs, to drive and build key corporate relationships. He reports to IEX co-founder and President, Ronan Ryan.

Deutsche Asset Management’s global head of equity trading and buy-side industry veteran Mike Bellaro is retiring after 30 years with the firm, The TRADE News reported. Bellaro is set to leave the firm in the Summer and Deutsche Asset Management will find his replacement in due course, a spokesperson confirmed. Bellaro joined Deutsche Asset Management in 1988 and held senior positions across the business including head of equity, derivative and FX trading in Frankfurt. He also oversaw the US equity and derivative trading for Deutsche Asset Management in New York.

If you have a new job or promotion to report, let me know at

Fenergo, a provider of Client Lifecycle Management software solutions for financial institutions has hired Conor Coughlan as its Global Head of Marketing. Conor has over 19 years of experience in the banking, financial services and insurance sectors. Most recently, Conor led the award-winning marketing function for Thomson Reuter’s risk division.

In addition, Greg Watson has been appointed Global Head of Sales. He previously held the role of Fenergo’s Head of Partnerships. Before joining Fenergo in 2017, Greg worked at HSBC as the Managing Director and Global Head of the Client Management Group for the Global Banking and Markets division. He’s held various other senior positions within HSBC, including Global Head of Client Onboarding and COO for COBAM.  Previously, Greg worked in Business/Product Management for UBS Investment Bank and in various IT and transformation roles for Centrica, Reuters, as well as a management consultancy.

Both Watson and Coughlin will report directly to Fenergo’s CEO, Marc Murphy, and will also be part of Fenergo’s executive leadership team.

Eisler Capital recruited veteran FX salesman Andrew Peña. Peña joined Eisler in an investor relations capacity this month according to his LinkedIn profile. He previously spent 21 months as head of institutional FX sales for EMEA at Morgan Stanley. Before that, he made his name as head of commodities hedge fund sales at Goldman Sachs, where he spent nearly 17 years in Hong Kong, London and New York.

Alpima, the specialist front-office platform for institutional and professional investors, said it has  appointed Anastasia Bikou as Managing Director of Sales. In this newly created role, Bikou will report to Ilan Heimann, Head of Sales and Partnerships. She joins Alpima from Goldman Sachs in London where she spent nine years and was most recently responsible for FX distribution to institutional clients across Europe.  Before that, she worked as a Derivatives Trader for the National Bank of Greece and a Financial Analyst at Merrill Lynch in New York.

For more information on related topics, visit the following channels:

Comments (0)

Add Your Comments:

You must be registered to post a comment.

Not Registered? Click here to register.

Already registered? Log in here.

Please note you must now log in with your email address and password.