Refinitiv has employed the previous international head of Cantor Fitzgerald’s digital bond buying and selling platform as international head of fastened earnings, currencies and commodities (FICC) buying and selling.
Jon George took on the position at the beginning of this 12 months and is answerable for fastened earnings buying and selling options at Refinitiv.
George joins Refinitiv from US dealer vendor Cantor Fitzgerald the place he beforehand led Cantor Direct, the agency’s digital crossing platform for company and sovereign bonds, and constructed out the group’s institutional digital buying and selling enterprise.
George has constructed up a wealth of expertise in digital buying and selling working in a number of senior roles throughout NatWest Markets, Deutsche Financial institution, Commerzbank and JPMorgan.
“[I am] delighted to welcome Jon George to Refinitiv as our new international head of FICC buying and selling,” stated Dean Berry, international head of buying and selling at Refinitiv, confirming George’s appointment in a put up on soial media.
Berry additionally lately joined Refinitiv in November 2020 and is answerable for information, analytics and workflow companies for the agency. He departed interdealer dealer BCG to tackle the position and was previously international head of digital and hybrid markets place for 4 years.
A spokesperson for Refinitiv couldn’t be reached to remark on the time of publishing.