Jefferies Appoints Fred Jallot to Lead European Fixed Income Division and IG Group Promotes Kevin Algeo to Head of Asia Pacific and Africa Division - The Industry Spread

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Jefferies Appoints Fred Jallot to Lead European Fixed Income Division and IG Group Promotes Kevin Algeo to Head of Asia Pacific and Africa Division

November 20, 2018
Fred Orlan, Global Head of Fixed Income at Jefferies
Fred Orlan, Global Head of Fixed Income at Jefferies

Jefferies Appoints Former Nomura Executive Fred Jallot as Head of European Fixed Income Division

American multinational investment banking company, Jefferies Group has confirmed that former Nomura global head of emerging markets for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Fred Jallot, is joining the firm.

Fred Jallot will be heading the firm’s European fixed income in London and start his role with Jefferies on January 2, 2019. He will be reporting to Fred Orlan, the Global Head of Fixed Income at Jefferies, in New York.

Fred Jallot’s professional career spans over two decades in the financial industry and has managed several senior level management roles. He joined Nomura in 2017 but left the organisation in mid of 2018. Before working for Nomura, he had worked with Citi where was responsible for Global Securitised Markets and Global Credit Markets.

Fred Orlan, commenting on the appointment:

“We are very excited to have Fred Jallot join Jefferies’ leading global fixed income platform. As a broadly experienced professional in global fixed income, his relationships and leadership will further enhance Jefferies’ growth in this market.”

“This senior hire is an example of Jefferies’ emphasis on enhancing our firm’s European capabilities to serve our regional and global client base.”

Kevin Algeo, IG Group Head of Asia Pacific and Africa operations
Kevin Algeo, IG Group Head of Asia Pacific and Africa operations

IG Group Promotes Kevin Algeo to Head of Asia Pacific and Africa operations

The UK-based online retail fx brokerage company, IG Group has promoted Kevin Algeo, CEO of Australia operations as Head of the Asia Pacific and Africa. Kevin is associated with IG Group since 2013 and has started his tenure as Managing Director in South Africa. Kevin spent almost four years in the position before moving to lead the Australia operations.

In Australia, Kevin Algeo started as Deputy CEO in Melbourne and was promoted to CEO in June last year. IG Group has been handling clients support system across the globe via different regional entities. IG’s London office is used to be the home for global users in most of the cases.

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