Trading Places: Orc names Troels Jensen as COO

July 19, 2013 09:40 AM

Orc announced that Troels Philip Jensen has been appointed Chief Operating Officer to support Orc’s global strategic objectives and growth. He succeeds Matteo Carcano who is leaving the company in August 2013.

Horizon Cash Management LLC announced that it has hired Matthew Boice as vice president and credit analyst. Boice works closely with the portfolio management team and chief investment officer and is responsible for portfolio credit research.

Truxton Trust has added Miles Kirkland to its Wealth Management Services division, naming him Vice President & Portfolio Manager. Prior to joining Truxton Trust, Kirkland served as Principal and Portfolio Manager for Mastrapasqua Asset Management in Nashville.

Drinker Biddle & Reath announced Kay Gordon has joined the lawfirm. Kay concentrates her work in the Investment Management practice, with a particular emphasis on hedge funds, private equity funds and compliance-related matters involving registered and unregistered investment advisers and their funds. 

Louis Dreyfus Commodities announced that Serge Schoen has decided to resign asCEO, effective June 30, 2013. Ciro Echesortu, who has been the company’s COO and head trader since 2009, has been appointed as the new CEO.

The London Metal Exchange announced the appointment of Robin Paine as Chief Technology Officer. Robin was previously the Head of Solutions Delivery at Old Mutual, where he led a global transformation initiative across the Change and Technology functions and was responsible for delivery of all programmes within the Wealth Management division.

Omgeo announced that Jeannie Shanahan has been named its new managing director of governance, risk management and compliance. In this role, she will focus on developing and implementing risk-based compliance programs that support Omgeo’s ongoing commitment to providing services that reduce operational and counterparty risk and promote regulatory compliance.

Nasdaq appointed Tom Wittman as head of its U.S. stock markets, replacing Brad Vopni who left the company. Wittman has been president of Nasdaq OMX PHLX since 2008.

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Michael McFarlin joined Futures in 2010 after graduating summa cum laude from Trinity International University, where he majored in English/Communication. With the launch of the new web platform, Michael serves as web editor for the site and will continue to work on the magazine, where he focuses on the Markets and Trading 101 features. He also served as a member of the Wisconsin National Guard from 2007 to 2010.