From the April 01, 2011 issue of Futures Magazine • Subscribe!

Axe takes reins at LCH.Clearnet

Ian Axe was appointed CEO at LCH.Clearnet. Axe joins LCH.Clearnet from Barclays Capital where he was global head of operations. "I’m delighted to be joining LCH.Clearnet; never has the importance of clearing been so evident, nor the opportunities so great. LCH.Clearnet is at the forefront of its industry and plays a vital role in reducing risk across financial markets globally," he says.

Dato’ Tajuddin Atan was appointed CEO at Bursa Malaysia. He joined Bursa Malaysia from RHB Bank.

Michael Syn joined Singapore Exchange (SGX) as senior vice president and head of derivatives. He joined SGX from DBS Asset Management.

Mark D. Cahn was promoted to general counsel of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Before joining the SEC in 2009, Cahn worked at the law firm of WilmerHale LLP.

Lona Nallengara was named deputy director for legal and regulatory policy in the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance. Nallengara joins the SEC from Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York.

Jill King was named a partner at Horizon Cash Management LLC. The move expands her role at Horizon.

Börje Ekholm was named to the board of Nasdaq OMX. Ekholm is currently president and CEO of Investor AB.

Reena Walia has been appointed managing director of Equities Risk Management in The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation’s Enterprise Risk Management Group. Walia is joining DTCC from Citigroup.

Bill Fathers was promoted to president of hosted data firm Savvis. Previously, he was senior vice president and global head of sales and marketing at Savvis.

Bryan Christian joined Direct Edge as head of sales. Previously, Christian was at Nasdaq as managing director of sales.

Thomas Callahan was named to the board of directors at The Options Clearing Corporation. Callahan is CEO of NYSE Liffe U.S.

Mike Hisler and Chris Koppenheffer were named CDS and IRS heads respectively at Javelin Capital Markets. Hisler most recently launched Hexagon, a boutique investment bank. Koppenheffer joins Javelin from Mizuho Capital Markets.

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