NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Convergex, an agency-focused global brokerage and trading related services provider, is pleased to announce that Kelli Annequin, Convergex Chief Marketing Officer, won the Markets Media 2016 Markets Choice Awards: Women in Finance for 'Excellence in Marketing.' Shari Grant, Convergex Senior Vice President of Global Clearing and Prime Services, and Ann Neidenbach, Convergex Chief Information Officer, also received nominations in the trading and technology categories. The Markets Choice Awards recognize some of the most talented and accomplished women in multiple categories across exchanges, sell-side trading desks, institutional investors, hedge funds, exchanges and technology providers.
"On behalf of Convergex, I would like to congratulate Kelli for winning Markets Media 'Excellence in Marketing' award as she consistently provides us with global marketing expertise with the goal of promoting Convergex's products and services through innovative marketing and communication initiatives," said Eric W. Noll, Convergex President and CEO. "I would also like to recognize Shari and Ann for their nominations and I am especially proud that Convergex has three such experienced and accomplished women as part of our senior leadership team," said Noll.
Kelli Annequin is currently Convergex's Chief Marketing Officer and is a member of the firm's Executive Committee. With over 20 years of marketing experience in the global financial services industry, Ms. Annequin is responsible for all global marketing and communications initiatives across all Convergex's businesses in the U.S. and Europe and is also the founder of Convergex's Women's Network – LINK.
Shari Grant is currently Senior Vice President of Convergex's Global Clearing and Prime Services team. Ms. Grant joined Convergex in 2005 and was a member of Convergex's Sales Trading desk for over 8 years prior to transitioning to the Prime Brokerage team in 2013. With almost 25 years of sales experience, Ms. Grant heads the Northeast Region for Convergex Prime Services where she is responsible for Sales and Business Development of Convergex's Prime Brokerage and Clearing Services.
Ann Neidenbach is a well-respected technology expert with more than 25 years of experience in the global financial services industry. As Convergex's Chief Information Officer and a member of the firm's Executive Committee, Ms. Neidenbach is responsible for leading all of Convergex's software development, information services, business processes and technical infrastructure. She is a member of the CTA/UTP SIP Advisory Committee and also serves on the Paxos BankChain Steering Committee.
Convergex is an agency-focused global brokerage and trading related services provider that takes on the industry's toughest challenges, from complicated trades to complex businesses. With clients' interests as the top priority, Convergex delivers comprehensive solutions that span global high-touch and electronic trading, options technologies, prime brokerage, clearing, commission management and beyond. Headquartered in New York with a presence in several other locations including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Orlando, San Francisco and London, the company serves nearly 3,000 clients accessing over 100 global market centers.
Convergex is an agency-focused global brokerage and trading related services provider. In the U.S., Convergex offers products and services through Convergex Execution Solutions LLC (member NYSE/FINRA/NFA/SIPC), of which Convergex Prime Services is a division; Westminster Research Associates LLC (member FINRA/SIPC); and Convergex Solutions LLC, of which Jaywalk and LDB are divisions. In London, Convergex operates through Convergex Limited, which is incorporated in England and Wales (registered with company number 06262150). Convergex Limited is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of the United Kingdom.
Convergex provides brokerage services primarily on an agency basis, but may operate in a riskless principal and/or net trading capacity, and in connection with certain ETF or ADR transactions, may act as principal or engage in hedging strategies. Convergex does not engage in market making or investment banking activities, other than as a selling group member.
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