Online fixed income platform Thomson TradeWeb has appointed Goldman Sachs executive Roger Barton as a managing director of its European operations.
Barton was previously executive director and head of European e-commerce for Goldman Sachs' fixed income and equities divisions.
During his 10-year tenure at Goldman Sachs, Barton chaired TradeWeb's European executive committee, prior to the company's acquisition by Thomson Financial last year. He also served as co-chief operating officer at Goldman Sachs' futures operations prior to his secondment to BrokerTec Global, the electronic inter-dealer brokerage, where he was in charge of futures trading and clearing facilities.
Prior to this Barton worked at the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (Liffe). During a 12-year term with LIFFE, Barton served as both managing director of technical services and managing director of business development. He also served on the boards of the SFA, The London Clearing House and Liffe.
In his new role, Barton will focus on TradeWeb's dealer clients. He will be based in the London and will report to Lee Olesky, president, Thomson TradeWeb.