The Board of Directors of Eurex Zürich AG and the Supervisory Board of Eurex Frankfurt AG appointed Mehtap Dinc and Brendan Bradley as new members of the Executive Board of Eurex. Dinc will take over responsibility for product research and development from Peter Reitz, who will remain on the Executive Board and continue to be in charge of European Energy Exchange (EEX) and Eurex Repo. Bradley will be responsible for innovation management.
OptionsCity Software announced that David Fisher, CEO of Enova International, has been named to its board of directors. Fisher is recognized for his contributions to optionsXpress, the online brokerage where he served as CEO from 2007 until 2012.
Clark Capital Management Group announced that it has entered into an agreement to have Main Point Advisors, Inc. sub-advise the Navigator Duration Neutral Bond Fund. Jonathan Fiebach, CIO of Main Point Advisors, will focus on investments in the $3.7 trillion municipal bond market and will hedge against risks from rising interest rates.
OCC announced that, effective Jan. 1, 2014, Craig S. Donohue will become its Executive Chairman, succeeding Wayne P. Luthringshausen, who will retire on Dec. 31, 2013. Mr. Luthringshausen has served as OCC’s Chairman since 1977.
Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced that Vincent A. McGonagle has been named the new Director of the Division of Market Oversight (DMO). McGonagle has served at the Commission for nearly 16 years in various management capacities in the Division of Enforcement (DOE).
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange named industry veteran Garry Jones as the CEO of the London Metal Exchange, selecting a former top executive at the NYSE Liffe to help drive its expansion into commodities and beyond.
Tethys Petroleum announced the appointment of Stephen Elliott to the position of vice president project development. Elliot has been with the company since April 2009. In his new corporate role, Steve will now have overall responsibility for Tethys' operated projects at the project stage in all countries of focus.
R.J. O’Brien & Associates announced that Matthew Ardizzone, a 20-year veteran of the foreign exchange (FX) industry, has joined the firm as Global Head of FX Sales. Ardizzone is charged with growing the firm’s institutional FX presence, particularly among commodity trading advisors (CTAs), hedge funds and FX portfolio managers.