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ON THE MOVE: Olivetree Makes Multiple Hires as Brenner Joins Hanweck

Traders Magazine Online News, September 26, 2017

John D'Antona Jr.

Broadridge appointed Bob Santangelo to President of International Sales, based in London. In his new role, Bob will focus on international growth opportunities in EMEA and APAC.

Agency broker Olivetree Financial has made several new hires in the US as it continues to bolster its growth in North America. The latest is Dan Sanders, formerly of Citi, who joins as managing director and head of US execution services. He will take responsibility for developing, marketing and expanding Olivetree’s execution offering.

Todd Lowen

Todd Lowen also joins as a Managing Director and US head of event drive/risk arbitrage having previously held a similar role at Barclays. Also, Jim Milligan becomes managing director and head of sector strategies and will join the firm’s New York office from his current role at its global headquarters in London. He previously held roles at JP Morgan Investment Management and Bluecrest Capital Management. The firm recently opened an office in Boston, with Michael McDonald hired as an executive director responsible for sales coverage in the New England region. He previously worked at Convergex.

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The Investment Company Institute (ICI) announced that Sean Collins will be promoted to serve as chief economist, effective January 1, 2018. Collins will assume leadership of the Institute’s Research Department following the December 31, 2017, retirement of current ICI Chief Economist Brian Reid, who joined ICI in 1996 and has served as chief economist since 2004. In his new role, Collins will report to ICI President and CEO Paul Schott Stevens.

Standard Chartered recently landed Credit Suisse’s Savady Yem as the new global head of private credit sales in Singapore. Yem spent the last 16 years at Credit Suisse in such roles as head of structured derivative sales for EMEA in London and head of France and Benelux fixed income derivative sales. He joined Credit Suisse in 2001 after 12 years at J.P. Morgan in London. Krassek, meanwhile, spent nine years at Citigroup in both London and Hong Kong in credit sales roles before joining J.P. Morgan as a managing director in 2007.

Also, the Bank hired Ian Krassek, the head of Asia credit sales at J.P. Morgan in Hong Kong, has also been hired by Standard Chartered as head of flow credit sales for Asia.

Derivatives risk analytics provider Hanweck landed industry veteran Andrew Brenner as its Head of Clearing Products and Strategy and will lead the commercialization of Hanweck’s derivatives clearing-related products. Brenner has served in leadership roles with extensive options, clearing, and product development experience, including President and Chief Strategy Officer of Lightspeed Trading and Senior Advisor to APEX Clearing. He also launched the stock exchange for the International Securities Exchange and served as its Chief Executive.

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