New York, 03 October 2011
Macquarie Group (Macquarie) (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY) today announced the appointment of Thomas Caracciola as Head of Macquarie Futures USA Inc. (Macquarie Futures) effective September 20, 2011. Mr. Caracciola is based in Macquarie’s New York office.
Mr. Caracciola has more than 26 years of financial services experience. He joins from Goldman Sachs where he served as a Vice President in Client Relationship Management since 2005. In that role, he was responsible for the creation and management of an Institutional Client Relationship Management team. The team focused primarily on top institutional priority clients trading financial futures and options. Prior to that, he was a Senior Vice President for Futures Marketing and Product Development at Greenwich Capital, Head of Implementation Strategy at Merrill Lynch Direct Markets’ Technology Division, and spent over a decade with Merrill Lynch’s Financial Futures Options Group heading up Global Futures Marketing and Clearing Sales.
“We are delighted to have Thomas join our Futures team,” said Bill Marynissen, Executive Director and Global Head of Macquarie’s Futures business. “His experience across futures marketing, product development and broader relationship management will serve the role well as we continue to expand our US platform’s offerings and reach new institutional and corporate clients.”
Macquarie Futures has offices in New York and Chicago, and executes and clears futures contracts on major futures exchanges in the U.S. and around the world through Macquarie affiliates. Macquarie Futures is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a Futures Commission Merchant. Its clients include commodity and energy producers and consumers, as well as US-based and international fund managers.