Mr. Gasser, 41, was previously CEO at NYFIX, Inc, a provider of global electronic trading solutions. Prior to joining NYFIX, he was CEO of NYFIX Millennium, a subsidiary of NYFIX, Inc. Before NYFIX, Mr. Gasser was Head of U.S. Equity Trading at JP Morgan. Mr. Killian, 69, founded ITG in 1987.
âSince ITG was founded, the firm has continually innovated to stay ahead of changing market conditions,â said Ray Killian, ITGâs Chairman, CEO and President. âITG has the benefit of being an early entrant in electronic trading, and both the firm and market have come to a crossroads in their evolution. Bob brings the right mix of industry expertise, market insight and client focus to ITG, and I am confident that he will provide excellent leadership to the firm.â
âITG has long been a pioneer in electronic trading and I am very pleased to be joining the firm at this point in its history,â said Robert Gasser, ITGâs incoming CEO and President. âIn this competitive industry, ITG must continue to demonstrate the sophistication and quality of its product offering as well as its ability to keep pace with market trends. I want to ensure that ITG continues to lead the industry with its innovation, client service and comprehensive approach to trading.â