OTC Markets Group Appoints Bea Ordonez as Chief Financial Officer

Dec 09, 2015, 17:00 ET from OTC Markets Group Inc.

NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced the appointment of Bea Ordonez as Chief Financial Officer, effective today.  Ms. Ordonez brings to OTC Markets Group deep financial and operational experience in the financial services industry, most recently as the Chief Operations Officer ("COO") and a Managing Director at Convergex Group, a global financial services firm, where she served for 16 years.

Ms. Ordonez will oversee the financial operations of OTC Markets Group and will report directly to R. Cromwell Coulson, President and CEO. 

"Bea's strong experience and understanding of global electronic markets will make her a tremendous asset to our senior management team at OTC Markets Group," said Mr. Coulson.  "I look forward to working with her as we continue to build our operational capabilities, grow our business and deliver value to our shareholders."

"I am delighted to be joining this exciting and innovative firm and look forward to working with the team at OTC Markets Group as well as with the firm's many clients," said Ms. Ordonez.  

Beginning in 1999, Ms. Ordonez served for three years as the Chief Financial Officer at G-Trade Services, a Bermuda-based broker-dealer owned by Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia, later being appointed as G-Trade's Director of Operations.  Thereafter, she served as Convergex's COO with oversight over the firm's global operations.  Earlier in her career, Ms. Ordonez held tax consultant roles at both Arthur Andersen and Price Waterhouse (now PWC) and as an account manager at Marsh & McLennan.  

Ms. Ordonez earned a Bachelor of Law with honors from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom.  She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (equivalent to a Certified Public Accountant) and holds a FINRA Series 27 license. 

About OTC Markets Group Inc.
OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) operates Open, Transparent and Connected financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities.  Through our OTC Link® ATS, we directly link a diverse network of broker-dealers that provide liquidity and execution services for a wide spectrum of securities.  We organize these securities into markets to inform investors of opportunities and risks: the OTCQX® Best Market; the OTCQB® Venture Market; and the OTC Pink® Open Market.  Our data-driven platform enables investors to easily trade through the broker of their choice at the best possible price and empowers a broad range of companies to improve the quality and availability of information for their investors.  To learn more about how we create better informed and more efficient financial markets, visit www.otcmarkets.com.

OTC Link ATS is operated by OTC Link LLC, member FINRA/SIPC and SEC regulated ATS.

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