Source: TradeLink Holdings
TradeLink Holdings, LLC, a diversified alternative investment, trading and software firm headquartered in Chicago, today announced the appointment of former NYSE Arca executive Matthew Gelber to the position of Chief Executive Officer.
Walt Weissman, Co-Chairman and Founding Partner of TradeLink explained, "TradeLink has dedicated itself to increasing the size and depth of its management staff in order to take advantage of the numerous opportunities available to the firm. Over an eighteen month period, a number of very distinguished and experienced leaders have joined the company. The addition of Matt Gelber further enhances TradeLink's potential over the next decade by substantially augmenting our ability to execute on these opportunities and realize the full potential of our trading expertise, intellectual property and capital. Matt's background, his appreciation of TradeLink's special culture, and his respect for the firm's unique and dedicated employees will make him both an exceptional team player and an outstanding leader."
"TradeLink has a long history of innovation in the financial markets. TradeLink's asset management clients reap the benefits of the firm's extensive trading experience as well as its application of advanced technology across multiple product classes," said Gelber. "I am honored to be joining such a dynamic and talented group of people, and excited to have the opportunity to build on the firm's success."
Gelber most recently served as the Head of the NYSE's derivatives business, responsible for the acquisition and integration of the Pacific Exchange. Prior to joining the Exchange, he held various senior positions at Fidelity including Chief Operating Officer of their capital markets business, and Senior Vice President and Head Trader of a proprietary trading business. Preceding his work at Fidelity, Gelber was also employed with Merrill Lynch Specialists, Inc., Josephthal & Co. Inc., and the Boston Stock Exchange.
Gelber has been actively involved with many of the Options Exchanges, serving as Governor, PCX Inc., Board of Governors and Director, PCX Holdings Inc. and was also as a member of several advisory and market performance committees. Gelber has also served on the Board of the Options Clearing Corporation and several non-profit organizations.
Gelber holds an MBA from the Boston University School of Management and a bachelor's degree in government/economics from Skidmore College.