Trading Places: Newedge expands metals desk

Andrew Patterson was appointed senior director, head of metals trading for Europe, the Middle East and Asia at Newedge, one of a series of executive appointments at the brokerage. In London, Andrew Foxley was named director, global head of metals ebrokerage. In New York, William Taylor is now senior director, head of metals trading, Americas. In Asia, Wendy Law joined the company as director, head of sales, Asia and Alan Burr was hired as director, head of trading, Asia.

Gerald Pavelich joined Barclaycard US as chief financial officer. Pavelich, who also will be a member of the company’s CFO Operating Committee and U.S. Executive Committee, previously was CFO of CUNA Mutual Group. Peggy Maher also joined Barclaycard as chief marketing officer, after 25 years with American Express.

James Oosterbaan was named head of natural gas exchange (NGX), a subsidiary of TMX Group. Oosterbaan previously served as senior vice president of operation and commodity portfolio management at Capital Power Corp. He also is a director of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Ghislaine Mattlinger was appointed group CFO of Newedge. Mattlinger, who will also join Newedge’s executive committee, comes to the firm from Natixis, where she was CFO and a member of its executive committee. She has also held CFO positions at Poweo, PagesJaunes Groupe and Viel Tradition Group.

Timothy Utama joined the Singapore Exchange (SGX) as chief operations and technology officer. Utama previously was technology and operations director at PT bank Permata TBK. He also has held positions at Standard Chartered Bank, ANZ Bank and Bank of Trade (LippoBank).

Michael Milmoe was named senior vice president and alternative investment business development officer of US Bancorp Fund Services. Milmoe, who specializes in alternative asset structures, administration, custody services and fund technology, most recently served as the executive director of worldwide securities services at JP Morgan.

Raj Mahajan was named CEO of Allston Trading, replacing Carlton Jones, who is now the firm’s chairman and president. Mahajan most recently was president of global trading at SunGard Data Systems Inc. He also will join Allston’s board.

Andrew Bowden was named deputy director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE). Bowden joined the agency in November 2011 as the national associate director for OCIE’s Investment Adviser/Investment Company Examination Program.

Jerald David was appointed chief business development officer of OptionsCity Software. David previously was managing director and chief administrative officer of environmental commodities exchange GreenX. He also was a director or member of the management team at CME Group, New York Mercantile Exchange and Dubai Mercantile Exchange.

Don Steinbrugge, chairman of Agecroft Partners, was named to the Hedge Fund Association’s (HFA) board of directors. HFA also appointed Joel Schwab, managing director of Hedge Fund Research, as its Midwest chapter director and Kislay Shah of McGladrey as director of its Connecticut chapter.

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