Convergex Expands European Presence

5 May 2016

Convergex, an agency-focused global brokerage and trading related services provider, is pleased to announce that it has further expanded its European-based electronic sales team with the recent hiring of Leila Mayet and Jeanine Cerligione. Both Leila and Jeanine join Convergex as Vice-Presidents and will focus on offering an enhanced level of service to Convergex's European clients. Leila and Jeanine join Frances Martin, also based in London, and report to John Holl, Head of International Sales and Trading. They will work alongside Convergex's experienced team of traders, sales-traders and other personnel. Philip Gough is CEO of Convergex Limited, Convergex's London-based brokerage.
 
"The addition of Leila and Jeanine to our experienced European sales team underlines Convergex's commitment to further growth in an important global financial center," said Philip Gough, CEO of Convergex Limited. "In this environment of regulatory and market structure changes, Convergex's agency execution services and expertise are in increased demand and our European client base continues to expand. We are focused on providing a level of resources and service unparalleled by our competitors," said Gough.
 
Prior to joining Convergex, Leila Mayet was a Sales and CRM executive at Aquis Exchange Limited, where she was responsible for managing new business sales and relationship management activities across Europe. She also previously worked at both NASDAQ OMX and BM&F Bovespa. Jeanine Cerligione is a financial industry veteran, having previously worked for Macquarie Capital USA and in electronic sales and account management at EdgeTrade (purchased by Knight Capital in 2008).
 
Convergex is an agency-focused global brokerage and trading related services provider that takes on the industry's toughest challenges, from complicated trades to complex businesses. With clients' interests as the top priority, Convergex delivers comprehensive solutions that span global high-touch and electronic trading, options technologies, prime brokerage, clearing, commission management and beyond. Headquartered in New York with a presence in several other locations including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Orlando, San Francisco and London, the company serves nearly 3,000 clients accessing over 100 global market centers.

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