10.25.2016
By John D'Antona

TRADING UP: Citi Names Gately for Americas, Haldane for EMEA Equities

Bulge broker Citi told Markets Media that it has transitioned Tim Gately, currently head of equities in EMEA, to the US as head of equities for the Americas. Gatey joined Citi in 2008 as the European head of credit trading and CSS. He transitioned to equities in September 2014, being appointed the head of EMEA equities.

David Haldane, currently global head of derivatives trading, will take on the additional role as head of EMEA equities. Haldane joined Citi equities in 2011, initially running its equity business in Australia, subsequently heading EMEA equity derivatives before being appointed global head of derivatives trading earlier this year. Gately and Haldane will report to Dan Keegan and Murray Roos. Gateley will also report to Suni Harford and Jaime Roblesgil whereas Haldane will also report to Leonardo Arduini. Haldane’s appointment is contingent upon regulatory approval.

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Exchange operator Nasdaq has named Hans-Ole Jochumsen as vice chairman, effective January 1.  Jochumsen will work closely across Nasdaq’s European teams to assist in deepening relationships with trading and listing clients and regulators. He currently serves as president of Nasdaq, responsible for global trading and market services, which comprises all transactions, clearing, and settlement services, including equities, equity derivatives, fixed income, currency and commodities. Since becoming president two years ago, Jochumsen furthered Nasdaq’s business objectives by leading the acquisitions of Chi-X Canada and International Securities Exchange, and by overseeing the launch of NFX, Nasdaq’s U.S. commodities exchange. Jochumsen joined Nasdaq in 2008, after having run the Copenhagen exchange from 1998 until the merger with OMX and the subsequent merger with Nasdaq.

Bizfi, a leading fintech company, announced its board of directors has appointed John Donovan as the company’s chief executive officer. Donovan, a 30-year veteran in the payments and alternative finance industry, worked nearly two decades with MasterCard where he helped conceive and develop new products. He was also one of the founding employees of Lending Club, where he helped create the direct-to-consumer fintech industry that has transformed the way consumers and financial institutions interact with one another. At Lending Club, he held various roles including chief operating officer, board member and executive vice president of corporate development.

Barchart, a provider of financial market data and technology, announced that Keith Petersen has been named head of strategy and corporate development. Petersen will be responsible for articulating and executing on Barchart’s growth strategy at its media and solutions business units, which include retail and institutional services. Media includes the Barchart.com financial portal, advertising and related subscription products. Solutions includes market data feeds, financial content and trading software. Petersen’s experience includes IMC Financial Markets, Bank of America and his most recent role at the CME Group where he focused on business development for Equity Index and FX products. He reports to to Barchart CEO, Mark Haraburda.

The Depository Trust Clearing Corporation appointed Timothy Keady as Managing Director of DTCC Solutions and Sales & Solution Delivery. Keady assumes responsibility for leading DTCC’s Solutions businesses of derivatives, collateral, institutional post-trade processing (i.e., Omgeo products), entity data (e.g., Avox Data Services), and data products, including DTCC’s joint venture companies of Clarient Global LLC., DTCC-Euroclear Global Collateral Ltd., and Soltra.  He also retains his current responsibilities as Chief Client Officer for leading the company’s sales, relationship management, and marketing and communications functions. Keady joined DTCC in January 2014 with the company’s acquisition of Omgeo, and he is based in Boston. A 20 year veteran, he was a Managing Director of Sales & Solution Delivery for Omgeo, overseeing the Sales, Relationship Management, Global Partners, Global Marketing, Sales Planning & Execution and Integration teams. He succeeds Donna Milrod, who is leaving the firm in November. He reports to Mike Bodson, President & CEO.

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