(1888PressRelease) September 27, 2011
- This gives way to the appointment on Mr. Andrew Finley as the newest Managing Director of the firm's Marketing and Sales Department. Andrew Finley has extensive 15 years of commodity futures trading experience. Mostly, he worked on derivatives and foreign exchange markets and fixed income. As the new Managing Director of Zimmermann International Group's Marketing and Sales Department, he will concentrate on the expansion of the strategic partnerships of its global clients in order to reinforce and strengthen its global trading and sales activities.
"In this very competitive industry, you can only identify a few who have exceptional understanding of the industry's technology, market structures as well as clients' focus across numerous asset classes. And Finley is one of those few exceptional people in the industry and we are thrilled to have him joined us in our efforts of providing the best service that we can provide to our global clients. At present, we are enjoying extraordinary growth and profitability and with the addition of Mr. Finley to our team, we are expecting our growth to be doubled or even tripled in due time," said Mr. Reagan O'Connor, Global Head for Marketing, Sales and Trading Department of Zimmermann International Group.
"In my viewpoint, Zimmermann International Group has the best potentials that could push the entire firm towards the peak of its success. It can significantly establish new standards in commodity futures trading because it has all the potentials and resources. And my joining is timely perfect because it has an exceptional executive team that can help push Zimmermann International Group towards that goal. With the new challenge, I cannot personally think of a more challenging job than being with a team of brilliant people of Zimmermann International Group," remarked Finley.
Prior to accepting offer at Zimmermann International Group, Finley spent most of his career in the trading floor of New York Mercantile Exchange. Before that, he also served as the global head of the e-commerce for the fixed income division of the now defunct Washington Mutual Bank. In his WaMu role, he was accountable for establishing and distributing electronic execution products and services across all businesses related to foreign exchange and fixed income. He also managed the bank's investments in multi-dealer platforms. Prior to working ay WaMu, he was an independent risk manager mostly hired by internationally known financial institutions for their risk assessments.