ITG (NYSE: ITG), a leading independent broker and financial technology provider, today announced the hiring of Ruben Costa-Santos as Director and Head of FX and Andre Nogueira as a Director on the Analytics Team.
Ruben Costa-Santos most recently worked at Deutsche Bank, where he served as head of FX Platforms for the Americas. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank in 2004, Costa-Santos conducted physics research at Utrecht University and at Stony Brook University, where he received his Ph.D in mathematical physics. Costa-Santos will oversee ITG’s foreign exchange activity across the Analytics, Execution and Workflow Technology product groups. He will be based in the New York office.
“Ruben has an extensive understanding of client needs and challenges in the evolving FX market and an established track record of delivery,” said Frank Troise, CEO and President. “This move demonstrates our commitment to pursue innovative, technology driven multi-asset solutions for our clients in a commercial and practical manner.”
Andre Nogueira will lead ITG’s analytics consulting efforts in Europe, based in the London office. He joins ITG from Bloomberg, where he worked on multi-asset class trading analytics. Prior to joining Bloomberg in 2014, Nogueira worked in various product management and trading systems roles at SocieteGenerale, Merrill Lynch and the NYSE Group.
“We are pleased to welcome both Ruben and Andre to the team at ITG,” said Ian Domowitz, Head of Analytics. “Andre will play a key role in our effort to deliver enhanced analytics products and service to our clients in Europe as they seek to assess and improve their best execution efforts in an evolving marketplace.”