Pipeline Trading Systems, a global leader in Block Execution Systems for institutions, has hired Mary Lou Giustini as Director of Sales in its Chicago office.
Previously, Giustini served as Managing Director, Equity Sales Trading for Merrill Lynch. In her new role, Mary Lou will join Susan Hines and Joe Merrick to work with clients in the Midwest.
"Mary Lou is widely-recognized in our industry as a leading and knowledgeable institutional trading expert. Her experience and insights will further enhance the resources devoted to delivering our clients with superior execution performance," said Fred Federspiel, President of Pipeline. "We are pleased and excited that Mary Lou is joining the Pipeline team."
Prior to joining Pipeline, Mary Lou co-managed Merrill Lynch's equity sales and product offering for the Midwest region. She has served Merrill Lynch's buy-side client trading desks since 1988.
Giustini is active in the Security Traders Association of Chicago as a member of the Board of Directors and various committees. She is the co-founder of the Chicago Financial Women's Association.