Tradition, one of the largest over-the-counter (OTC) wholesale market brokers, has managed to recruit Angus Wink, a professional in the brokerage industry, to an unspecified senior management role, the company announced this Monday.
Although Tradition did not reveal the exact role Wink will be holding, they did specify that he will be taking on the new position in early 2020. He will be reporting to London Co-Heads Mike Anderson and Dan Marcus.
Commenting on the new appointment in a statement released today, Mike Anderson said: “We look forward to Angus lending Tradition his expertise in the broking industry.”
Angus Wink’s career history
Wink is the previous Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the European, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region at Tullett Prebon, an electronic and voice Interdealer Broker – a position that he held for almost eight years.
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Before he was the CEO of the EMEA region at Tullett Prebon, Wink was the Managing Director of rates at the interdealer broker. He took on this role in September of 2004 until November of 2008, when he was then promoted to the CEO position. From 2009 until 2016, Wink was also a member of the company’s Executive Board.
According to his LinkedIn profile, since he left Tullett Prebon towards the end of 2016, Wink has been working for his own venture – Angus Wink Consulting Limited. For the past three years, he has been the Director. Given the nature of his current business, Wink may be working for Tradition in a consulting capacity.
In addition to his employment experience, Wink also has a number of educational qualifications under his belt. Namely, he attended the London Business School’s senior executive program from 2015 until 2016, his LinkedIn states.
Tradition specializes in OTC financial and commodity-related products. Wink will be joining the firm’s more than 2,200 employees globally. Tradition is the trading name of Compagnie Financière Tradition (CFT), which is the parent company of Japanese retail broker Gaitame.