Financial firm Jefferies & Company has hired Mark O'Donnell to the newly-created position of head of structured products within the firm's equities department. O'Donnell will work closely with Alex Wohl, who recently joined the firm as head of equity derivatives trading from Goldman Sachs. The pair has been tasked with building up Jefferies' structured products offerings, including equity swaps and over-the-counter options, equity-linked investment products and other structured products related to hedge funds.
O'Donnell was most recently with Societe Generale where he worked in the structured products division. He has worked in the securities industry for eleven years and has managed fund-linked products as well as focused on institutional equity derivatives coverage and equity-linked notes.