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TRADERS ON THE MOVE: ITG Canada Hires Canaccord's Duncan; Abacus Gets New CFO

Abacus Group - Aug 18, 2014

Traders Magazine, John D'Antona Jr. August 18, 2014

ITG Canada, a unit of U.S.-based agency-only broker ITG, has hired James Duncan as a director in its sales and trading group. Duncan, a 31 year veteran of the trading markets, spent his entire career at Canaccord Genuity where he most recently a director in the international trading group.

 He is also the current chairman of the Canadian Security Traders Association, a position he has held since August 2011. He reports to Ian Williams, managing director sales and trading, ITG Canada.

Jonathan Bohrer has joined Abacus Group as its chief financial officer. Bohrer, a professional with 18 years' experience, was previously the managing director of finance at ConvergEx Group. While there, he was responsible for financial analysis, M&A, capital planning and new product development. He reports to Chris Grandi, chief executive officer of Abacus Group.

Redline Trading Solutions is pleased to announce that Richard Harringtonhas joined our Board of Directors. Mr. Harrington, who also serves on the Boards of two public companies, was formerly CEO of The Thomson Corporation (now Thomson Reuters) and is currently founder and Chairman of Boston-based venture capital firm The Cue Ball Group.

Wells Fargo Advisors (WFA) named Devon McConnell as its head of WFA Digital, a newly created Operating Committee position. At WFA, McConnell will be responsible for leading the vision, strategy, development and ongoing management of the company's mobile and online client platform and the investment strategy for the digital platforms to enhance the ways in which WFA's clients connect with financial advisors and the firm. She most recently held positions of vice president of product and user experience design for AmercianExpress.com and head of digital client strategy at JP Morgan Asset Management. She has also worked at Citi where she served as senior vice president and product director, and at digital design agency Fusebox. She reports to president Mary Mack.

 

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