Convergex, an agency-focused global brokerage and trading related services provider, has appointed compliance specialist Robin Strong as its newest Managing Director, part of the group’s emphasis on expanding its European sales coverage, according to a company statement.
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In his new role as Manager Director at Convergex Limited, its London-based brokerage, Mr. Strong will be tasked with expanding the group’s spectrum of commission management, research payment, and outsourcing services to both buy- and sell-side investment firms on a global scale.
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He steps into the new position after nearly twenty-five years in the financial services industry, including senior level roles at compliance venues, in which he focused on MiFID II solutions and other measures in the Europe, Middle East, and African (EMEA) region.
His most recent position was at Westminster Research Associates in a similar position, as well as founding the Investment Data Utility in 2015. He has also worked at Linedata, Fidessa, and Asset Control, among other stops, according to information made public on his Linkedin profile.
According to Philip Gough, CEO of Convergex Limited, in a recent statement on the appointment: “Robin is a welcome addition to Convergex’s experienced European sales team as his vast background and financial industry experience complements the firm’s commitment to expanding its global team with the goal of providing more solutions and opportunities to our client-base.”