LONDON, Sept. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ITG (NYSE:ITG), a leading independent execution broker and research provider, announced this week the appointment of Nick Johnston as Managing Director, European Head of Sales Trading. He will lead ITG’s European high-touch business. Sales trading at ITG is part of a global high-touch agency trading service, which also includes Portfolio/Index Trading and ETF Trading.
Based in London, Mr. Johnston will report to Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ITG Europe, Rob Boardman. He joins ITG from Barclays Capital where he held the position of Head of European Sales Trading and has previously served in similar roles at both JP Morgan and Lehman Brothers.
“Nick has built a reputation for building high-quality sales trading franchises during his career, so I am delighted that he has joined ITG,” said Mr. Boardman. “His sales ability and knowledge will maximise our potential and reinforce ITG as a leading global independent electronic brokerage.”
Mr. Johnston commented: “I am excited to be joining such a high quality and experienced team. I am looking forward to further developing a robust liquidity offering across a range of platforms to suit to our clients’ needs in an evolving regulatory and supervisory European equity landscape.”
ITG is an independent execution broker and research provider that partners with global portfolio managers and traders to provide unique data-driven insights throughout the investment process. From investment decision through settlement, ITG helps clients understand market trends, improve performance, mitigate risk and navigate increasingly complex markets. ITG is headquartered in New York with offices in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.itg.com.
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