The Lexington Group announces the hiring of three senior traders to strengthen their cash equities research in Tokyo. The three new employees bring a combined 46 years of experience to the division.
Aug. 20, 2013 - CHIYODA-KU, Japan -- As part of The Lexington Group’s strategy to expand its American Equities division, they have hired three senior traders to head the industrial, consumer and technologies sectors. The company has created its core research capability across American equities and is focusing on enhancing its cash research offerings.
John Marshall, Kevin Gill, and Dean Foster will be based in Tokyo and report to Mr Haru Kobayashi, Executive Director and Head of American Cash Research. John Marshall joins as lead industrial researcher. John has nearly 15 years of buy-side trading experience and joins from Barclays where he was an US equities trader for the last four years. Prior to that, John was at Bank of America for ten years as an industrial trader.
Kevin Gill joins as lead consumer researcher. Kevin brings 17 years of buy-side trading experience, and comes most recently from Lloyds Banking Group where he was a trader in the consumer sector. He spent nine years at Goldman Sachs and five at JP Morgan.
Dean Foster joins as lead technologies researcher. Dean has 14 years of sell-side trading experience. He joins from Deutsche Bank where he was a Consumer Sector Analyst. He began his career at Citigroup, where he spent ten years in numerous positions.
“I have the utmost confidence in our new hires´ ability to expand the success of our Cash Equities Research Department. John, Kevin, and Dean bring vast market knowledge, a broad range of experience, and an extensive network of relationships that will guarantee that we achieve our goal of providing excellent service to our clients,” said Mr Haru Kobayashi, Executive Director and Head of American Cash Research.