Newedge, a global leader in multi-asset brokerage and clearing, has appointed Antoine Babule Chief Executive Officer for Newedge USA, LLC.
In addition to his new role, he will also serve as Regional Head of Americas. Mr. Babule will split his time between Newedge's New York and Chicago offices.
In this position, Mr. Babule will be responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of the company in the region. He has been with the firm since 1995, most recently serving as Chief Administrative Officer. Mr. Babule has also held several senior roles at Newedge since 1999, including CEO of Newedge Canada from January 2008 to September 2010.
Newedge CEO, Nicolas Breteau, said, "Antoine has been an integral member of our organization for nearly 18 years and has played a significant role in building Newedge's industry leading position. With this experience, as well as his passion for our industry and focus on our clients' needs, Antoine is well placed to take our Americas business to the next stage of development in a rapidly changing marketplace."
Antoine Babule replaces Bill Sexton, who recently left the firm.