Former EBS Product Manager for ICAP, Mark Bruce, has joined Jump Trading LLC as Head of Business Development for the firm’s Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities (FICC) division, Finance Magnates has learned.
Headquartered in Chicago since 1999, Jump Trading LLC is a quantitative-driven trading firm and has global offices including in London, Singapore, and New York.
The company trades across all asset classes and currently lists several dozen related positions on its website for algorithmic trading and related roles across its growing financial services operations.
Head of Business Development
Mr. Bruce initially joined ICAP in June 2009 in the sales unit for FX/precious metals for just over 3 years, before moving into a role in EBS Product Management’s division in June 2012 for a period of two years and five months before being promoted to more senior roles at the company.
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Mr. Bruce became Global Head of Product at EBS Market in 2014, and then Head of Product for EBS BrokerTec Markets in 2015, before departing to take on his current role and after a period of garden leave that started in April.
Finance Magnates covered an exclusive story in April 2016 of developments at ICAP for an EBS BrokerTec project that had been suspended.
Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities
As part of his new role as Head of Business Development for Jump Trading’s FICC division, Mr. Bruce brings expertise from his prior senior roles at EBS/ICAP – which processes many trillions of US dollars worth of volumes through both its fixed-income and currencies, and commodities (FICC) businesses.
Mr. Bruce studied Politics and International Relations/Political Economy, at Loughborough University for four years, and during that time was a professional athlete for British Triathlon before embarking on his career in finance.