Agency broker and trading technology firm ITG Europe has confirmed that former Turquoise executive Duncan Higgins will be joining the firm from January next year.
Higgins will join ITG Europe as director of electronic trading, with a particular focus on algorithmic sales. He will report to Rob Boardman, the firm’s head of electronic trading.
Higgins left broker-backed multilateral trading facility (MTF) Turquoise at the start of October, shortly after the announcement that the London Stock Exchange had entered exclusive discussions to buy the trading venue.
Prior to his role as head of client relationship management at Turquoise, Higgins was executive director within the client trading and execution business at investment bank UBS. He also represented UBS on the Turquoise steering committee before Eli Lederman was appointed CEO of the MTF.