STOXX makes two key global hires
28 August 2012
Index provider STOXX Limited has appointed Anthony Da Costa and Mark Rodino as chief operating officer (COO) and global head of sales, respectively, effective immediately.
“Anthony’s and Mark’s large experience in the index business and the derivatives space will be a great advantage for STOXX Limited,” said Hartmut Graf, chief executive officer, STOXX Limited. “Both of them will be valuable assets to our global team, and we are confident that they will contribute to STOXX’s success.”
In his new position as COO, Mr. Da Costa will be responsible for STOXX’s index production as well as index operations, focusing on service quality and innovation. He is part of the management board of STOXX, which also includes Hartmut Graf, chief executive officer, and Patrick Valovic, chief financial officer. Mr. Da Costa will be based in Zurich.
Mr. Da Costa has extensive experience with index products. Most recently, he was director of service delivery at FTSE. Mr. Da Costa has spent the last 15 years in brokerage, building and supporting new electronic trading and clearing platforms for more than 80 exchanges globally.
Mr. Rodino is based in London. In his new position, he will be responsible for coordinating STOXX’s sales activities globally across the sell and buy-side, and the strategic positioning of the STOXX Indices. Prior to joining STOXX, Mr. Rodino was head of ETF sales at HSBC. He has gained over twenty years experience in capital markets and the index business, amongst others in positions in institutional equity sales at UBS and Morgan Stanley.
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