CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The PRICE Futures Group today announced the appointment of Ron Mark to President. Susanna Jung, CEO and former President of the futures broker and consultant, announced the appointment. The PRICE Futures Group, founded in 1988 by Walter T. Price III and a division of Price Holdings Inc., an employee-owned financial services firm, is boosting its focus on investment consulting and risk management expertise to exceed the needs of its institutional clientele.
Mr. Mark joined The PRICE Futures Group in 1993 as one of its founding brokers and has an extensive background in the futures industry. He is experienced within all aspects of the business including specific expertise in managed futures, money management, commodities hedging, risk management, and in consulting with institutional clients.
"Ron possesses incredible expertise in futures and commodities." said CEO Sue Jung. "As one of the original brokers hand-selected by Tom Price, the firm's founder, he not only knows our business inside-out, but also has a leading-edge vision of how to direct our company into a new era."
Mr. Mark has deep experience in designing custom hedging strategies for various agricultural & energy firms with currency-sensitive risk. He also has vast experience managing institutional capital, pension and endowment funds, and family office assets.
As Director of Risk, Mr. Mark utilized both perspectives from the trading side and the brokerage side to quantify and monitor market risk and exposure for the firm. As Director of New Business Development, his trading background and experience in capital introduction guided the direction of new business products and services for the firm.
Mr. Mark is a member of the Finance Committee for the University of Illinois Alumni Endowment, and works with several other Chicagoland charities.
The PRICE Futures Group is a full-service independent introducing broker. The firm provides an array of full service brokerage, trading, asset management, hedging & risk management, and financial consulting services to clients throughout the world. The PRICE Futures Group is a part of Price Holdings Inc., an employee-owned company. Additional entities of Price Holdings Inc. include Uhlmannn Price Securities which offers a full array of traditional & alternative investments and wealth management services, and Price Asset Management Inc., an investment advisory specializing in commodities which managed a basket of investment funds based on the Rogers International Commodity Index®, including a commodities-based mutual fund.
SOURCE The PRICE Futures Group