Gershon Joins Sucden Financial’s LME Team

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Barry Gershon, formerly Global Head of Metals Trading for Jefferies Bache is joining Sucden Financial to further bolster its strong metals presence. The new role will primarily focus on business development in Europe and the Americas, leveraging Gershon’s wealth of industry experience.

Gershon has been involved in 
base metals trading for over three decades, having started his LME career in 1979. He joined Prudential Bache in 1985 and was Global Head of Base Metals from 2003, until the sale of the Jefferies trading unit in 2015.

Michael Overlander, CEO of Sucden Financial said, “We are excited that Barry is joining our already very strong LME team. Both his knowledge and network will enhance our international base metals business and this appointment complements our recent recruitment of Chris Adams.”

Marc Bailey, Managing Director of Sucden Financial added, “I am delighted to be working with Barry again. At Jefferies Bache, he created a lot of value within the metals business and I am pleased that he has agreed to bring his expertise here to Sucden Financial.”

About Sucden Financial

Sucden Financial is a leading international derivatives and FX broker providing access to a broad range of markets, including exchange and OTC traded products, as well as equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and bullion.

The company was formed in 1973 as the London brokerage arm of Sucden, an independent leader in soft commodities trading.  Sucden Financial has since evolved into one of the largest brokers for traders, fabricators, producers, consumers, investment houses, hedge funds, commodity firms and retail brokers.

Sucden Financial is a ring dealing member of the London Metal Exchange (LME) and has access to major global exchanges, offering clients fast, direct access to worldwide markets.

All senior appointments to Sucden Financial Limited are subject to regulatory approval.

Based in the City of London, Sucden Financial also has offices in Moscow and subsidiaries in Hong Kong (Sucden Financial (HK) Limited) and New York (Sucden Futures Inc.).

Sucden Financial Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Sucden Financial (HK) Limited is licensed by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC).

Sucden Futures Inc. is registered with the National Futures Association (NFA).
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