GlobeOp Financial Services (LSE:GO.), today announced the appointment of Tony Glickman as global head of Risk Services.
Glickman will report to Vernon Barback, GlobeOp president and COO, and will be based in the company's New York City office. He will also join GlobeOp's Operating Committee.
"Tony's experience in leading hedge funds and financial risk management teams creates an in-depth understanding of our clients' requirements for risk reporting services," said Vernon Barback. "The current turbulent market underlines the importance of risk measurement, analytics and reporting to hedge funds and investors alike. This presents GlobeOp with significant opportunities. We look forward to Tony's leadership and vision in further strengthening our risk expertise and services as the market evolution continues."
Glickman brings more than 25 years of financial market-related experience to GlobeOp. He began his career as a proprietary trader at Bankers Trust and at Chemical Bank. He also served as head of proprietary trading, and later as treasurer and head of portfolio risk management, during eight years with the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). Prior to and following CIBC, he launched and led funds specializing in bond arbitrage, volatility-arbitrage and global macro strategies. In addition, he has served extensively as a consultant to asset managers, public pension funds, central bankers and regulators on strategic risk management issues.
Glickman earned an MBA in finance from the Stern School of Business of New York University, where he was a University Fellow.