ITG (NYSE: ITG), an independent execution broker and research provider, has tapped Bret Goldin as its newest Director of Sales – Americas, according to an ITG statement.
In his new role as the Sales Director at ITG (NYSE: ITG), Mr. Goldin will be tasked with fostering the group’s trading solutions suite across the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region, maintaining a more targeted focus on client solutions for Canadian trading and CAD/US trade flow.
Mr. Goldin joins ITG with almost two decades of experience in trading solutions across a variety of financial institutions – this includes stints in both Canada and the United States, highlighting his knowledge and versatility in the region.
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Most recently, he worked at Morgan Stanley’s Electronic Trading (MSET) business, where he was based in Canada. Furthermore, Mr. Goldin has worked in New York as a NASDAQ Market Maker with Herzog, Heine, Geduld/Merrill Lynch, dating back to 1997. Additional stops also include Reuters and Bank of America Securities, having worked in various senior level roles.
According to Dave Harris, Managing Director and Head of Sales & Trading, ITG Canada in a recent statement on the appointment, “Given Bret’s skill, experience and deep understanding of North American markets and their complexities, I am confident that he will excel in delivering ITG’s Canadian trading and technology expertise to our European clients.”
ITG has been in the headlines lately after suffering a notable decline in volumes that was tied to its recent brush with regulatory authorities, causing an outflow of existing business. Last month, ITG, as well as its affiliate AlterNet Securities, agreed to collectively pay $20.3 million to settle charges over the breach of dark pool trading confidentiality with the US’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).