ITG (NYSE:ITG), a leading independent broker and financial technology provider, today announced Thomas D. Shpetner will be joining the firm as Global Chief Compliance Officer on April 12, 2016. He will report to ITG Managing Director and General Counsel Angélique DeSanto.
Mr. Shpetner joins ITG from RBC Capital Markets, where he oversaw compliance for the firm’s commercial banking business and also served as head of U.S. equities compliance. Prior to joining RBC in 2011 he held various positions managing regulatory audits and inquiries at Goldman Sachs, Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers. Earlier in his career Mr. Shpetner served as an equities compliance officer at Bloomberg Tradebook and a Branch Chief at the Securities and Exchange Commission. He holds a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and a B.S. from Cornell University.
“Tom is a well-regarded compliance professional who has the breadth of knowledge and experience needed to lead ITG’s global compliance team and I look forward to partnering with him,” said Angélique DeSanto.
Also commenting on Mr. Shpetner’s appointment, ITG Chief Executive Officer and President, Frank Troise, said “driving a disciplined and rigorous compliance culture is one of our key priorities. We are committed to acting in the best interests of our clients at all times. Tom has the experience and leadership to ensure that we are even better equipped to deliver on that commitment.”