Jerry Putnam and Eddie Wen have joined FXall’s board of directors. Putnam is currently a senior advisor to NYSE Euronext and was previously president and co-chief operating officer of NYSE Group, where he was responsible for the group’s market operations, technology initiatives, new products, and information business. Prior to joining NYSE Group, Putman founded and served as chairman and CEO of Archipelago, the electronic exchange. Wen is a managing director at JPMorgan and the global head of FX eCommerce, where he is responsible for strategy and for algorithmic proprietary trading within the franchise business. Before joining JPMorgan, he was the head of quantitative and algorithmic trading strategies at Goldman Sachs, where he was responsible for electronic FX trading for the business. In addition, Matt Frymier and Ray Kamrath were re-elected to FXall’s board.
UK firms investment in training and development will increase, on average, by a fifth in the next year, claims Robert Half recruitment after interviewing 100 financial services (FS) executives.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
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A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.