Convergex Hires Former GAIN Capital CFO Emerson for Operations Role

Nov 4 2015 | 8:21pm ET

Global brokerage and trading services provider Convergex has hired former GAIN Capital CFO Jason Emerson as managing director, head of operations and strategic planning.  

Emerson will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s global operational initiatives, and will also a member of the firm’s executive committee, where he will play an instrumental role in developing Convergex’s overall business strategy. The position is new.

Emerson joins Convergex with nearly 20 years of expertise in business and project management, strategic planning and financial regulation.  He was most recently CFO for GAIN Capital, and has held various senior positions at firms including Knight Capital Group, Instinet, Merrill Lynch and PricewaterhouseCoopers.  

“We are very fortunate to have Jason join the Convergex team as he is very well-respected within the financial community,” said Eric Noll, president and CEO of Convergex.  “His vast knowledge of the financial industry and his ability to oversee and execute on strategic initiatives will further strengthen our position as a market innovator.” 

Based in New York, Convergex is an agency-focused global brokerage and trading-related services provider serving early 3,000 clients and accessing over 100 global market centers. 

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