ConvergEx Group, a leading provider of global brokerage and trading-related services, today announced that Scott McLaughlin has joined the firm as Managing Director, Global Head of Sales and Eric Soderberg has joined as Managing Director, Chief Marketing Officer.
McLaughlin will lead sales globally for all of ConvergEx's equity execution solutions, including electronic and high-touch, portfolio execution, outsourced connectivity and alternative trading systems (ATSs). Over the past twenty years, McLaughlin has led the sales, trading and research efforts for several Wall Street firms; most recently, he was Head of Equities and Co-CEO for Lazard Capital Markets. Previously, he held senior sales management and head of equities roles at W.R. Hambrecht & Co., Citigroup Global Markets and J.P. Morgan H&Q.
Soderberg will have responsibility for Global Marketing and Communications for all ConvergEx Group businesses including equity execution solutions, options technologies, commission management and prime services. Soderberg has spent the past twenty years heading the marketing and communications teams for several industry-leading financial technology companies including Macgregor, ClariFI, NYFIX, Trepp and BondDesk Group.
"I am thrilled to have Scott and Eric on our team at this time," said Eric Noll, ConvergEx Group president and CEO. "Scott's laser-like client focus and Eric's brand building experience are precisely what we need as we expand and grow our service offering and raise our profile as a leading global agency-based broker-dealer."
ConvergEx Group is a leading provider of global brokerage and trading-related services for institutional investors and financial intermediaries. ConvergEx combines client-first service with innovative products, sophisticated strategies and proprietary technology to meet the challenges of increasingly dynamic and fast-paced markets. Headquartered in New York with a presence in several other key locations including London, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston and Atlanta, the company serves more than 3,000 clients accessing over 100 global market centers.