RBC Capital Markets has appointed Michael Chesterton as its new head of European futures and listed options sales and execution.
Chesterton joins the firm from ED&F Man Capital Markets, where he served as head of futures and options multi asset sales and execution. Prior to that, he operated as EMEA head multi-asset listed sales and execution at Nomura for seven years and at RBS Markets and International Banking for 15 years, most recently as senior head of futures and options sales.
Chesterton will be based in London, reporting to Elsa Lignos, head of global FX strategy, EMEA institutional FX sales and futures.
Elsewhere, New York-based platform provider LiquidityBook has appointed Jonathan Cross as general manager, EMEA.
As part of the role, Cross will manage all aspects of LiquidityBook’s EMEA business operations, including the development of the firm’s European buy- and sell-side client base.
Cross joins from Messer Financial Software, where he served as head of sales and business development. Prior to that, he served as chief operating officer at Broadridge Financial Services’ asset management arm and previously held the same role at Trader, which is now part of SS&C Eze.
Based in London, Cross will report directly to Kevin Samuel, chief executive of the firm.