Joseph Benning was named chief risk officer at New York Portfolio Clearing. Previously, he was a director at Moody's Analytics and a senior economist at the Chicago Board of Trade. "[This] is an exciting opportunity to help build a new clearinghouse that advances transparency, fosters competition and facilitates efficient allocation of capital, while maintaining the highest standards of risk management," Benning says.
Laura Klimpel was named chief compliance officer and counsel at New York Portfolio Clearing.
Jermaine Harmon was named head of institutional sales in North America at Alpari.
Robert J. Rendine was named senior vice president and global head of corporate communications at NYSE Euronext.
Charles B. Piroli was named vice president and associate general counsel at Penson Financial Services Canada Inc.
Sophie Schmitt and Enrico Camerinelli were named senior analysts at Aite Group.
Michael Turek was named first vice president for Newedge Group’s metals team.
Carlos M. Morales has joined Schiff Hardin LLP as counsel in the securities and futures regulation group.
Chris Brown was named deputy head of fixed income for Europe and the Middle East at Daiwa Capital Markets. Vince Purton was named head of debt capital markets for Europe and the Middle East at Daiwa Capital Markets.
Mark D. Young joined Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP as a partner in the Washington, DC office.
Malan Rietveld was named head of education at the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum.
Greg Sommer joined Deutsche Bank as managing director and head of energy M&A for the Americas.
Greg Mrva was named head of internet investment banking at Barclays Capital.
Annette Cazenave was promoted to executive vice president of R.J. O’Brien Alternative Asset Management and its wholly owned subsidiary, R.J. O’Brien Fund Management.