Trading Places: Boyle lends experience to OptionsCity

Ed BoyleEdward Boyle joined the board of advisors for OptionsCity Software, bringing more than 30 years of financial industry experience. “I am excited to be joining the OptionsCity board of advisors,” Edward Boyle remarked. “As they continue to rapidly grow in electronic market making and algorithmic trading, I am excited to aid in their success.” Boyle most recently served as managing director for Getco.

Bryan Caisse joined Performance Trust Investment Advisors as a senior portfolio manager. In this role, he will run a mortgage-backed, fixed income portfolio. Caisse has more than 21 years of financial experience, most recently serving of president of Husley Capital Management.

Salomon Sredni was elected to the board of directors of Monex Group. Sredni currently is CEO of TradeStation, which was acquired by Monex Group in June 2011, and was elected COO of Monex Group in November 2011. “. I believe the synergies we are creating between our companies will deliver value to our shareholders, and offer our clients technology and service offerings that far surpass competing online brokerages worldwide,” Sredni says. He has been with TradeStation since 1996.

Options Clearing Corporation announced the election of four new members to its board of directors. The new directors are Steven G. Crutchfield, CEO of NYSE MKT LLC, appointed exchange director; Elizabeth K. King, head of regulatory Affairs, GETCO LLC; Kevin G. Russell, managing director, head of equities trading for the Americas, Citigroup Global Markets Inc.; and Jonathan B. Werts, managing director, global execution services Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Mr. Crutchfield replaces Thomas F. Callahan as an exchange director and the new members replace Paul J. Brody, William D. Felder and Valar J. Mihan.

Sung Hee Hong was appointed executive director, head of Korea at CME Group. In this role, he will be responsible for developing growth opportunities and customer relationships in Korea. Hong has worked with exchanges in Korea, including the Korean Stock Exchange and the Korea Exchange for the last 15 years.

Antoine Babule was named CEO for Newedge USA, LLC. In addition to this role, he also will serve as regional head of America. Babule has been with the firm since 1995, most recently serving as chief administrative officer, and was CEO of Newedge Canada from January 2008 to September 2010. Newedge CEO, Nicolas Breteau, said, “Antoine has been an integral member of our organization for nearly 18 years and has played a significant role in building Newedge’s industry leading position. With this experience, as well as his passion for our industry and focus on our clients’ needs, Antoine is well placed to take our Americas business to the next stage of development in a rapidly changing marketplace.” Babule replaces Bill Sexton, who recently left the firm.

Paul O’Donnell is returning to Morgan Stanley at the end of the summer as a managing director in the New York City area. O’Donnell has served as COO at BATS Chi-X Europe since 2008 and was among the found employees of BATS Europe. Prior to that, he had been with Morgan Stanley for 14 years.

Hüseyin Erkan was appointed secretary general at the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). Most recently, Erkan was chairman and CEO of the Istanbul Stock Exchange, a post he was appointed to by the Turkish government. Looking forward, Erkan says, “My goal is to expand and enhance WFE’s service and advocacy for well-regulated exchanges, particularly during this period of rapid global economic transformation.”

K Duker was named CEO at Oanda. Duker succeeds Michael Stumm, who will remain a member of the company Board. He joined Oanda in 2008 as managing director of Oanda Asia Pacific to establish the Singapore office and oversee the company’s growing operations in the region. “My passion is to build teams for success and I believe success can only be measured by how well we meet the needs of the client,” Duker said in a statement. “Michael Stumm used this same philosophy to develop OANDA into a leading forex provider and this approach will continue to be Oanda’s calling card.”

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