Newedge, a global leader in multi-asset brokerage, execution and clearing, announced today further senior appointments to its global Metals business in London, New York and Hong Kong
London - Peter Barrowcliff has been promoted to the role of Global Head of Metals;
New York - Brian Flaherty has joined Newedge as the firm’s US Head of Metals;
Hong Kong - Wendy Law and Alan Burr have been promoted to the positions of Co-Head of APAC Metals.
“Newedge’s Metals business is well-known across the metals industry for providing its customers access to world-class trading platforms, excellent liquidity, high levels of market expertise along with expert clearing services and a strong credit counterparty. Our ranking among the world’s top base metal brokers by market share is a testament to the success of our unique offering, so is continuously attracting the best talent from around the world,” said John Fay, Global Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities at Newedge. “I am very pleased to bring this top Metals management team to Newedge and I am confident Peter, Brian, Wendy and Alan will add to our platform and Newedge will see continued growth in our Metals business,” Fay said.
As Global Head of Metals, Peter Barrowcliff’s primary focus will be to work with Newedge’s strong Metals leadership team to grow and expand the Firm’s platform and customer base. Peter has more than 35 years of industry experience including senior positions at Nomura in Hong Kong and Lehman Brothers in London. He joined Newedge in July 2012 as Global Chief Operating Officer for Metals.
Brian Flaherty, appointed to the position of US Head of Metals, will focus on expanding the firm’s US Metals platform and customer base. Prior to joining Newedge, Brian held several senior executive roles at JP Morgan and predecessor firms of Sempra and MG.
Wendy Law and Alan Burr as Co-Heads APAC Metals will continue to develop the firm’s services for APAC clients working closely with CITIC Newedge, the firm’s unique joint venture in China. Both, Wendy and Alan, have extensive APAC Metals experience and joined from Natixis in September 2012.
Newedge is among the world’s top commodities brokers and base metals broker as measured by market share. Newedge is a top first ring member at the London Metal Exchange (LME) and the company’s Metals capacities include leading electronic platforms, sales and trading capabilities to commercial and industrial clients, an options desk, and various services to Hedge Funds and CTAs.
James Madsen, PR Europe
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