People: KCG Holdings Inc (KCG)

KCG on New York Consolidated

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1 Apr 2015
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Haldeman

67 2013 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Daniel Coleman

2013 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Steffen Parratt

51 2015 Chief Financial Officer

Nick Ogurtsov

36 2013 Chief Operating Officer, Chief Risk Officer

Jonathan Ross

45 2013 Chief Technology Officer

Sean Galvin

49 2015 Chief Accounting Officer

John Mccarthy

50 2013 General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

John DiBacco

37 2013 Global Head - Equities Trading

Ryan Primmer

44 2013 Global Head - Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange and Commodities Trading

Greg Tusar

45 2013 Co-Head - Global Execution Services and Platforms

Stephen Schuler

51 2013 Director

Daniel Tierney

43 2013 Director

René Kern

50 2013 Independent Director

James Milde

53 2005 Independent Director

John Morris

65 2013 Independent Director

Daniel Schmitt

62 2012 Independent Director

Laurie Shahon

62 2006 Independent Director

Jonathan Mairs

2013 Managing Director

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Haldeman

Mr. Charles E. Haldeman, Jr., has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of KCG Holdings Inc, effective November 1, 2013. He served as Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (“Freddie Mac”) from June 2009 until his retirement in 2012. Prior to Freddie Mac, Mr. Haldeman joined Putnam Investments in 2002, a Boston-based mutual fund company, where he went on to become President, CEO and Chairman. Prior to his tenure at Putnam, Mr. Haldeman held several executive positions in the asset management industry, including CEO of Delaware Investments in Philadelphia and President and Chief Operating Officer of United Asset Management Corporation (“UAM”). He began his career at the investment firm Cooke and Bieler Inc., an affiliate of UAM, where he helped grow assets under management from $250 million to approximately $5.5 billion during his 25-year career with the firm. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. serving on its Audit Committee and Compensation and Leadership Development Committee. From 2007-2010, he was Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College and has also served as a member of the Board of Overseers for Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School, Harvard Business School, and Dartmouth College.

Daniel Coleman

Mr. Daniel B. Coleman serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of KCG Holdings Inc., effective July 1, 2013. He served as the CEO of GETCO beginning in February 2012 and also served as a director on GETCO’s board of directors. Mr. Coleman has more than 25 years of experience in the trading and financial services industry. Prior to becoming CEO of GETCO, Mr. Coleman was the Global Head of Equities and Global Head of Client Services at GETCO for two years. Mr. Coleman spent 24 years with UBS and its predecessor firms, where he served as Global Head of Equities and was a member of the Investment Bank’s Executive Committee and the Group Managing Board, before joining GETCO. Mr. Coleman also served on the boards of NASDAQ, the Options Clearing Corporation and the Boston Options Exchange. He received a B.A. from Yale University in 1986 and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1993.

Steffen Parratt

Mr. Steffen W. Parratt is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He was Managing Director and Head of Strategic Planning and Analysis, Global Wealth and Investment Management Finance for Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Prior to joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch in 2010, Mr. Parratt spent more than a decade at Citigroup Inc. in a number of roles including Managing Director and Global Staff Functions Task Leader, Reengineering and Productivity Group. Most recently, Mr. Parratt was an entrepreneur, launching ventures in finance, management, and strategy with a focus on developing software to realize operational effectiveness and efficiencies.

Nick Ogurtsov

Mr. Nick Ogurtsov serves as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Risk Officer of KCG Holdings Inc. He has more than 16 years of experience in leadership and financial markets. As Chief Operating Officer, he is responsible for overseeing KCG’s operations, clearing, middle office, real estate, administration and other functions. As Chief Risk Officer, he is responsible for managing KCG’s strategic and operational risk management framework. Previously, Mr. Ogurtsov was the Chief Risk Officer of GETCO. Prior to joining GETCO in 2012, Mr. Ogurtsov spent most of his career at UBS and predecessor companies, most recently as Managing Director and Global Head of EMM Group, a high-frequency electronic trading group with a global team across New York, London and Tokyo. He was also Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Cash Equities Operating Committee and Member of the Cash Equities Managing Board at UBS, where he oversaw the rebuilding of UBS’s cash equities technology in Asia-Pacific region. He began his career at SBC Warburg (subsequently merged into UBS) as a convertible bonds trader and later co-headed the equity-linked structured products team. Mr. Ogurtsov received a B.S. in Physics and Computer Science from Beloit College in 1995 and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Arizona in 1997.

Jonathan Ross

Mr. Jonathan Ross serves as Chief Technology Officer of KCG Holdings Inc. He has more than 13 years of experience in financial technology and leadership. Previously, Mr. Ross was Chief Technology Officer of GETCO, which he joined in 2007. Prior to becoming Chief Technology Officer, he was head of GETCO Execution Services in Europe, where he oversaw order management, execution and technology solutions for European clients. Mr. Ross is a member of the European Securities and Markets Authority’s Secondary Markets Standing Committee Consultative Group. Prior to joining GETCO, Mr. Ross was the Chief Technology Officer of the NASDAQ Stock Market (“NASDAQ”) following its acquisition of Inet ATS in December of 2005. While at NASDAQ, Mr. Ross led the “Single Book” integration of INET, Brut and NASDAQ’s SuperMontage into a single platform and oversaw NASDAQ’s initial implementation of Regulation NMS. Prior to his position at NASDAQ, Mr. Ross was the Chief Technology Officer of Inet ATS, Inc., where he also previously served as First Vice President of Technology, in charge of development and maintenance of INET’s core trading platform. He held the same position at the Island ECN, which was acquired by Instinet Group Inc. in 2002. Mr. Ross also has more than 15 years of experience in the software and technology industries.

Sean Galvin

John Mccarthy

Mr. John McCarthy serves as General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of KCG Holdings Inc. He focuses on a broad range of global corporate and regulatory matters for KCG. Previously, Mr. McCarthy was General Counsel of GETCO, which he joined in 2006. Prior to 2006, Mr. McCarthy served as associate director at the Securities and Exchange Commission, where he led the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations in the Market Oversight unit, which was responsible for regulatory oversight of trading on stock and options exchanges. Prior to his position with the SEC, Mr. McCarthy clerked for the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland. Mr. McCarthy earned a B.S. in Engineering and an A.B. in Economics from the University of Michigan in 1986, an M.Sc. in Finance from the London School of Economics in 1988 and a J.D. with Honors from the University of Maryland in 1991.

John DiBacco

Mr. John DiBacco serves as Global Head - Equities Trading of KCG Holdings Inc. He is responsible for trading and development of KCG’s equities businesses. Previously, Mr. DiBacco was the Global Head of Equities Trading at GETCO, where he was a member of the senior leadership overseeing GETCO’s U.S. equities business and where he led the options, global arbitrage and equity mid-frequency trading teams. Prior to joining GETCO, Mr. DiBacco spent 14 years at UBS, where he held a series of positions in U.S. ETF Trading, U.S. Program Trading, U.S. Derivatives Trading, Global Electronic Volatility Trading, and Prime Brokerage Swaps and Securities Lending, and most recently, was Managing Director and Head of Trading for the Global Synthetic Equity unit. Mr. DiBacco received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1998.

Ryan Primmer

Mr. Ryan Primmer is Global Head - Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange and Commodities Trading of KCG Holdings Inc. He has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining KCG, Mr. Primmer spent more than 21 years at UBS and its predecessor firms. He began his career in 1991 at derivatives firm O’Connor and Associates in Chicago, Illinois, working as an options trader and market maker. Mr. Primmer transitioned to trading convertible bonds and eventually spent time in London and New York where he was co-head of trading for the convertible bond desk. From 1999 to 2004, he led the expansion of the U.S. program and quantitative trading business. From 2004 to 2008, Mr. Primmer was UBS’s head of trading for U.S. equities until he was appointed during the financial crisis to lead the efforts to dissolve the company’s mortgage asset portfolios and help establish and lead the UBS’s fund management team for StabFund. From 2009 to 2012, Mr. Primmer was Global Head of Equities Proprietary Trading at UBS, overseeing fundamental and statistical strategies. Just prior to joining KCG, he was Global Head of Equities Trading at UBS. Mr. Primmer received a B.A. in Economics from Lawrence University in 1991.

Greg Tusar

Mr. Greg Tusar is Co-Head - Global Execution Services and Platforms of KCG Holdings Inc. He is responsible for KCG’s sales, products and platforms globally. Mr. Tusar joined KCG in August 2013 from Goldman Sachs, where he spent 13 years, most recently as a partner and global head of the firm’s equities electronic trading business. Mr. Tusar helped Goldman Sachs expand its electronic trading franchise. Mr. Tusar was previously a limited partner at Spear, Leeds and Kellogg (“SLK”), when Goldman Sachs acquired the firm in 2000. He also worked for seven years at TLW Securities, most recently as its CEO, before it was acquired by SLK in 1999. He began his career at Mentor Graphics, an electronic design automation firm.

Stephen Schuler

Mr. Stephen Schuler is Director of KCG Holdings Inc. He served as a director and was one of the founders and managers of GETCO. Mr. Schuler was a member of GETCO’s board of directors since the board’s formation in 2007 and served as chairman of the GETCO board since February 2012. He has more than 30 years of experience in trading and is a well-recognized leader in the financial industry. Prior to founding GETCO, Mr. Schuler spent 18 years on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and became a member in 1984. He then served as the head of the Schuler Group, a brokerage firm focused on floor execution services, broker-assisted trading and electronic trading systems.

Daniel Tierney

Mr. Daniel Tierney serves as Director of KCG Holdings Inc. He served as a director and was one of the founders and managers of GETCO. Mr. Tierney has served as a member of GETCO’s board of directors since the board’s formation in 2007. Prior to founding GETCO, Mr. Tierney was a member of the Chicago Board of Options Exchange and traded with WST Trading and Third Millennium Trading. From 1993 through 1996, he worked with Ceres Trading, where he developed computerized trading strategies and traded equities, index futures and equity/index options. Mr. Tierney holds a B.A. in Economics and Finance from Bentley College.

René Kern

Mr. Rene Marc Kern serves as Independent Director of KCG Holdings Inc. He served as a director of GETCO since 2007. Mr. Kern is a Managing Director at General Atlantic, which he joined in 1996. He is responsible for the firm’s capital partnering efforts and chairs General Atlantic’s Capital Committee. Mr. Kern is also a member of the firm’s Executive, Investment and Portfolio Committees. Mr. Kern previously chaired General Atlantic’s Portfolio Committee, which is responsible for monitoring portfolio company performance. He is currently a director of Amedes Group in Germany. Mr. Kern joined General Atlantic after six years with Morgan Stanley in New York and London, where he was a Vice President in the Investment Banking Division. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Mr. Kern was a management consultant with Bain & Company. Mr. Kern is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where he obtained both an M.B.A. from the Wharton School and an M.A. from the School of Arts and Sciences in 1990. He is a fellow of the Lauder Institute International M.B.A. program and currently serves on Lauder’s Advisory Council. Mr. Kern received his Bachelors of Science degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 1986. He is a member of University of California Berkeley’s Metro New York Committee. Mr. Kern is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Greenwich Academy.

James Milde

Mr. James T. Milde serves as Independent Director of KCG Holdings Inc. He served on the Knight Board of Directors (the “Knight Board”) since May 2005. Mr. Milde has over 30 years of broad corporate experience. He is currently President of Summit Advisors, a management consulting firm, and also serves as President—Financial Services and Insurance for NTT Data, Inc. From February 2006 to September 2007, he was the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of United Rentals, Inc. Mr. Milde previously served as the Senior General Manager, Chief Information Officer for Sony Electronics, Inc., from January 2002 to January 2006, where he was responsible for all facets of information technology, supply chain and software-related ventures across the United States. Prior to that, Mr. Milde served as the Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer for The Pepsi Bottling Group from 1999 to February 2002. He received a B.A. in Economics and Finance from St. Lawrence University in 1982 and an M.B.A. from Clarkson University in 1984. Mr. Milde previously served on the Clarkson University Board of Trustees.

John Morris

Mr. John C. Morris serves as Independent Director of KCG Holdings Inc. He served as a director of GETCO since 2012. Mr. Morris is a Managing Partner at Nyca Partners LLC, a venture capital and advisory firm. He also is a special advisor to General Atlantic, where he worked from 2010 to 2014 as a Managing Director and Advisory Director. Mr. Morris currently serves on General Atlantic’s behalf on the board of directors of XP Investimentos, and as advisor to several other General Atlantic investments. Additionally, Mr. Morris serves on the board of directors of Lending Club, Inc. He previously served as president of Visa Inc. from 2007-2009, joining Visa as it undertook a reorganization which merged several separate businesses into a new company and completed an initial public offering in 2008. Mr. Morris previously spent 27 years at Citigroup and its predecessor companies in several operating and management roles. In his final position at Citigroup, he was Chief Financial Officer and head of finance, technology and operations for Citi Markets and Banking, the global institutional and capital markets businesses of Citigroup. From 2000 until 2002, he was Vice Chairman, Chief Operating Officer, and Head of Client Management of the Investment Banking Division at Salomon Smith Barney, and for more than 10 years he was the Head of the Financial Institutions Group within the investment bank. Mr. Morris graduated from Dartmouth College in 1980, and serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, Chairman of the Board of Overseers of the Hopkins Center at Dartmouth College, and a Trustee of Jacob’s Pillow.

Daniel Schmitt

Mr. Daniel F. Schmitt serves as Independent Director of KCG Holdings Inc. He served on the Knight Board since May 2012. Mr. Schmitt has more than 38 years of audit experience and spent over 29 years as a partner with KPMG LLP (“KPMG”) primarily in the financial services industry, before retiring in September 2011. During his tenure at KPMG, Mr. Schmitt served as the Area Professional Practice Partner for KPMG’s Northeast Area and served on the firm’s National Professional Practice Committee and the Area Leadership Team. He most recently served as the Global Lead Audit Partner for Bank of New York Mellon. Mr. Schmitt previously was the partner in charge of Risk Management/Professional Practice for KPMG’s Western Area and served in KPMG’s New York, San Francisco and Providence/Boston Office practices during his career. He was also a Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) Reviewing Partner, and has served as a college relations partner and a KPMG national training instructor. Mr. Schmitt is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He received a B.S. in Accounting from Bryant University (formerly Bryant College) in 1973 and currently serves as a Trustee. Mr. Schmitt previously served as past Chairman of The Alumni Association and Member of the Accounting Department Advisory Board for Bryant University.

Laurie Shahon

Ms. Laurie M. Shahon serves as Independent Director of KCG Holdings Inc. She served on the Knight Board since July 2006. Ms. Shahon is the President of Wilton Capital Group, a private direct investment firm she founded in 1994 that makes principal investments in later-stage ventures and medium-sized buyouts. She previously held investment banking positions with Morgan Stanley and Salomon Brothers. Ms. Shahon received an A.B. in English and Political Science from Wellesley College in 1974 and an M.B.A. in Finance and International Business from Columbia University in 1976. She is a former Adjunct Professor of Finance at Columbia Business School. Ms. Shahon has served on the boards of more than ten public companies over the past 25 years, including The Bombay Company, Inc. and Eddie Bauer Holdings, Inc.

Jonathan Mairs

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