SuperDerivatives, the benchmark system for options and the leading provider of option pricing, trading and risk management systems, has appointed Leor Jivotovsky as a Product Specialist for Commodities.
Jivotovsky, who will be based in the company's New York office, has extensive experience in the energy industry. He will play a key role in continuing the successful deployment of SuperDerivatives' innovative SD-CM commodity option pricing system.
Prior to joining SuperDerivatives, Jivotovsky was Energy Risk Manager at Alcan, managing its global financial energy position and risk strategy. Before that, he held roles in natural gas marketing and trading with TransCanada Pipelines in Calgary and in energy risk management consulting with Deloitte and Touche, also in Calgary.
"I am pleased to welcome a person of Leor's outstanding caliber to SuperDerivatives," says David Gershon, the company's President and Chief Executive.
"Leor has extensive experience of the energy and commodity markets and he brings SuperDerivatives incredible expertise in the energy and the commodity markets. Leor will play a key role in tailoring SD-CM to meet the needs of the different segments of the commodity markets from banks, corporations and through to hedge funds. We are convinced that this will cement SD-CM's position as the most advanced and revolutionary commodity and energy option pricing system available," adds Gershon.
Jivotovsky says: "SD-CM is an incredibly powerful platform and it takes the world of energy and commodity option pricing to a completely new level. SuperDerivatives has carved out an unparalleled reputation for excellence in option pricing and risk management and its entry into commodities was long awaited. I am relishing the challenge of ensuring that it continues to meet all market participants' needs and participate in the introduction of a much needed layer of transparency."
SuperDerivatives' products are used by numerous companies from both the buy and sell side. Its pricing platforms are used by almost all the banks around the world that are active in options, and numerous corporations and hedge funds, auditors and central banks.