Cowen Inc. and Monex Group Makes Management Changes

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Karthik Subramanian has been a professional trader and fund manager over the last 18 years. He is basically a software developer who made the transition to financial domain around 18 years back as the attractiveness of the financial markets proved too much for him. He lives in Chennai in India along with his wife and son. He began his career as a software developer in 1999 and then gradually moved into the financial industry as he began trading stocks in his pastime. He then moved into the financial markets full time and then shifted his focus to the FX markets due to the liquid nature of these markets. Since then, he has been trading FX diligently and his favourite pair are the EURUSD and EURJPY. Over the last couple of years, he has found blockchain to be of high interest and considering his background in software and finance, he has since assembled a team of highly talented developers who have since worked on a variety of projects like crypto exchanges and blockchain architecturing. Now, he balances his time between trading and commenting on both the FX and crypto markets. He has worked with many publications including FX Street and Finance Magnates, which has helped him gain experience and also recognition across the industry. He loves to write and this passion has helped him to reach out across the FX and crypto industry. Right now, he works on his pet projects in the FX and crypto industry and spends his time writing and managing his blockchain team and helping it to reach higher.


Cowen Inc. and Monex Group Makes Management Changes

March 28, 2019

Cowen Inc. Promotes Jamie Niven to Head EMEA Division

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US-based diversified financial firm, Cowen Inc., has appointed Jamie Niven to the role of head of EMEA distribution for Cowen Execution Services Limited (CESL).‎ Cowen provides alternative investment management, investment banking, research and sales and trading services. 

Mr Niven in his new position will work directly with Cowen’s management team, facilitating the growth of the firm’s European-based sales and trading initiatives. He will report directly to Co-President of Cowen, Dan Charney. 

Mr Niven has over two decades of experience in the financial services industry, and in Cowen, he has been promoted from the company’s Co-Head of European Cash Equity Distribution based in New York, responsible for generating revenue from EMEA client base. He joined Cowen in 2016 after a long career at Credit Suisse in New York. 

Dan Charney, Co-President of Cowen and Company, commented on the appointment:

“Jamie is an industry veteran with over 25 years of experience trading international equities. His proven track record at Cowen and deep industry background provide a unique perspective, and his leadership will immediately add significant value to execute on Cowen’s vision to help its clients outperform. Cowen actively trades on all of the major exchanges across the globe and Jamie and his team will continue expanding Cowen’s European footprint and trading initiatives.”

Monex Group Announces Organisational Reshuffle

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Japanese financial major, Monex Group, the operator of popular retail brokerages such as TradeStation, Boom Hong Kong, Monex and a cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has announced a slew of organisational changes. The changes were made in order to strengthen its management structure and enhance collaboration between subsidiary.

Oki Matsumoto, currently the Representative Executive Officer and President of Monex Group, will now also be the Representative Director and Chairman of Monex, Inc. and Chairman of Coincheck.

Yuko Seimei, Executive Vice President at Monex, is promoted as Representative Director and President. He will also be responsible for the company’s investment business, Japan segment and planning, and broker’s management. He will step down from the position of Managing Director at Monex-Saison-Vanguard Investment Partnership, Inc.

Monex Group said in a statement:

“With the new management structure, we expect to further revitalize the organization, move our business forward with more flexibility, and realize synergy effects among the group companies.”

All changes are effective from April 1st, 2019. 

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