By Andrei Skvarsky.
Russian brokerage BrokerCreditService (BCS) has made two senior hires for its London office, bringing in John Barker from global electronic broker Liquidnet as non-executive director and Audrey Faveeuw from the London Stock Exchange as director of international prime brokerage sales.
Barker oversaw Liquidnet’s pan-European business during his 11 years at Liquidnet, a firm headquartered in New York. From 1988 to 1998, he was director of operations at agency broker Instinet, a Nomura company, and previously had a stint with Japanese securities trader Yamaichi.
He has more than 25 years of global trading, clearing and settlement experience.
Faveeuw worked as business development manager at the LSE with responsibilities including setting up the marketing strategy for cash equity and derivatives offerings.
Earlier on, she held a business development role at connectivity services provider Atrium Network and was a relationship manager at Traderforce, a financial market information, trading and risk management platform.
Both took up their BCS jobs on January 15, Luis Saenz, the London-based head of equity and derivatives sales and trading at BCS, told EmergingMarkets.me.