Source: Investment Technology Group
Investment Technology Group, (NYSE: ITG), today announced that Kevin J P O'Hara has been appointed to its board of directors.
O'Hara currently serves as Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Strategy Officer of CBOT Holdings. Previously, he served as Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary of Archipelago Holdings, from 1999 to 2006 and served as Executive Vice President and Co-General Counsel of NYSE Group in 2006.
Prior to joining Archipelago, O'Hara worked in Romania and Lithuania from 1995 to 1999 on the development of legal, regulatory, and technology infrastructure of emerging capital markets. He served as Senior Attorney in Bucharest, Romania, for Financial Markets International, and Project Director in Vilnius, Lithuania, and Project Manager on other regional projects while based in the United States for the Pragma Corporation.
Prior to his international experience, O'Hara worked in the Division of Enforcement of the US Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C., as Senior Counsel from 1994 to 1995 and as Staff Attorney from 1991 to 1993. In 1993, O'Hara served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney at the US Department of Justice. From 1988 to 1991, he practiced corporate and commercial litigation at the Chicago law firm of Ross & Hardies, now McGuireWoods. He previously served from 2003 to 2005 on the board of managers of White Cap Trading, L.L.C., an institutional broker.
"We are pleased to welcome Kevin to the ITG Board of Directors," said Bob Gasser, ITG's CEO and President. "Kevin's appointment brings significant regulatory, market structure, and business expertise in both the equity and derivatives markets to ITG."
"I am delighted to be a member of ITG's Board and look forward to working with ITG's management to help grow the firm's business and increase shareholder value," said Mr O'Hara.