Instinet appoint new head of U.S. brokerage

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Instinet Incorporated have appointed of Mark Govoni as President of Instinet's U.S. brokerage subsidiary, effective immediately. In this role, Govoni is responsible for leading and growing Instinet’s client businesses in the Americas.

Jonathan Kellner, Chief Executive Officer of Instinet Incorporated, said, “Mark has proven his ability to lead our Americas business. His determination to remain ahead of the competition in this constantly evolving environment has played a significant role in our success. Mark has a deep understanding of our clients’ needs and a vision for where the firm can continue to add value in the market. His experience, leadership, and passion for delivering a best in class product to our clients is an important part of our strategy and essential to the future success of Instinet.

“Instinet has a forty year history of electronic trading excellence and a commitment to providing the best solutions for our clients. This history and dedication leaves us in a strong position to continue serving as a trusted ally to our clients,” said Govoni. He previously served as Instinet’s Head of U.S. Sales Trading. He joined Instinet in 2012 when the Nomura Group repositioned certain Equities businesses into Instinet Incorporated’s platform. Prior to joining Instinet, Govoni was a Managing Director at Nomura Securities International, responsible for U.S. Equity and Global Portfolio Trading. Earlier in his career he held a senior sales trading position at Merrill Lynch.

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