CHICAGO, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Price Futures Group, Inc., an independent introducing broker, is pleased to announce that Ryman H. Flippen, II has joined our firm as Executive Vice President of Global Business Development. One of Ryman's primary responsibilities will be to identify strategic alliances within the industry that can benefit from the array of products and services provided by Price Futures Group and its affiliates.
Tom Price, Chairman of Price Holdings Inc., says "Ryman is an industry veteran that has provided investment and brokerage solutions for derivative trading companies around the world. Price Futures Group and its affiliates will benefit greatly from Ryman's knowledge and industry relationships."
Ryman began his career in 1982, at The Chicago Mercantile Exchange where he held a membership and was a principal of Barnes Brokerage Company, responsible for their floor trading operations. In the late 80's he joined Lind-Waldock and Company, serving as Vice Chairman and President of The New Century Funds. While managing the firms domestic trading operations including futures, foreign exchange, physicals commodities and institutional business, he established and managed the firm's London and Hong Kong operations. After leaving Lind Waldock and Company, he was appointed CEO of Cadent Financial Services until 2007.
Price Holdings Inc., is an employee owned financial services company which is headquartered in the Chicago Board of Trade. The affiliate companies provide a full service solution for trading and investing in both traditional and alternative strategies with approximately $900 million of combined assets under management. The affiliates include: The Price Futures Group, one of the countries' largest independent introducing brokers; Price Asset Management, Inc. a registered commodity trading advisor and commodity pool operator; Fund Dynamics, a full service fund accounting company; and Uhlmann Price Securities LLC, a FINRA registered broker-dealer and Investment Advisor founded by Fred Uhlmann, a former Chairman of the Chicago Board of Trade.
SOURCE The Price Futures Group, Inc.