Board of Directors

  • Sean M. O'Connor joined the company in October 2002 as Chief Executive Officer and was appointed as President in October 2015. In December 2002, he was elected to the Board of Directors. From 1994 until 2002, Mr. O'Connor was Chief Executive Officer of Standard New York Securities, a division of Standard Bank. From 1999 until 2002, Mr. O'Connor also served as Executive Director of Standard Bank London, Ltd., a United Kingdom bank and subsidiary of the Standard Bank of South Africa.
    Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
    Sean M. O'Connor joined the company in October 2002 as Chief Executive Officer and was appointed as President in October 2015. In December 2002, he was elected to the Board of Directors. From 1994 until 2002, Mr. O'Connor was Chief Executive Officer of Standard New York Securities, a division of Standard Bank. From 1999 until 2002, Mr. O'Connor also served as Executive Director of Standard Bank London, Ltd., a United Kingdom bank and subsidiary of the Standard Bank of South Africa.
    • Scott J. Branch served as President of the company from May 2013 to September 2015 and prior to that served as Chief Operating Officer after the merger of the company and FCStone on September 30, 2009. He joined the company in October 2002 as President. In December 2002, he was elected to the Board of Directors. Mr. Branch was General Manager of Standard Bank London, Ltd. from 1995 until 2002. During this period, he also served in other capacities for Standard Bank, including management of its banking and securities activities in the Eastern Mediterranean Region and management of its forfaiting and syndications group.
      Director
      Scott J. Branch served as President of the company from May 2013 to September 2015 and prior to that served as Chief Operating Officer after the merger of the company and FCStone on September 30, 2009. He joined the company in October 2002 as President. In December 2002, he was elected to the Board of Directors. Mr. Branch was General Manager of Standard Bank London, Ltd. from 1995 until 2002. During this period, he also served in other capacities for Standard Bank, including management of its banking and securities activities in the Eastern Mediterranean Region and management of its forfaiting and syndications group.
      • Diane L. Cooper was appointed as a director of INTL FCStone Inc. on September 7, 2018. She retired in 2016 after a 30 year career at General Electric, most recently serving as President and CEO of GE Capital’s Commercial Distribution Business from 2009 to 2016. Prior to that role, Ms. Cooper led the GE Capital Equipment Finance and Equipment Finance Services businesses, and served as President and CEO of Commercial Finance – Capital Solutions. Ms. Cooper also currently serves on the board of the BMO Financial Corp.
        Director
        Diane L. Cooper was appointed as a director of INTL FCStone Inc. on September 7, 2018. She retired in 2016 after a 30 year career at General Electric, most recently serving as President and CEO of GE Capital’s Commercial Distribution Business from 2009 to 2016. Prior to that role, Ms. Cooper led the GE Capital Equipment Finance and Equipment Finance Services businesses, and served as President and CEO of Commercial Finance – Capital Solutions. Ms. Cooper also currently serves on the board of the BMO Financial Corp.
      • John M. Fowler was elected as a director of INTL FCStone Inc. in 2005. He has been a private investor since 1998. He also acts as a private financial consultant and advisor. From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Fowler was the Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Director of Moneygram Payment Systems, Inc. He also served as an Executive Vice President of the Travelers Group, Inc. (now Citigroup, Inc.) from 1986 to 1994.

        Director

        John M. Fowler was elected as a director of INTL FCStone Inc. in 2005. He has been a private investor since 1998. He also acts as a private financial consultant and advisor. From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Fowler was the Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Director of Moneygram Payment Systems, Inc. He also served as an Executive Vice President of the Travelers Group, Inc. (now Citigroup, Inc.) from 1986 to 1994.

      • Daryl Henze has served as a director of INTL FCStone Inc. since the merger of the company and FCStone on September 30, 2009. He was previously a director of FCStone since November 9, 2006. Mr. Henze is a consultant in the area of finance and accounting. He spent 36 years with the accounting firm KPMG LLP before his retirement in 2001, including 28 years as an audit partner. Mr. Henze serves on the Board of Directors of Wellmark, Inc. and is Lead Director, Chairman of its Audit Committee, Chairman of its Governance Committee, and a member of its Human Resources and Finance Committees. He also serves on the Boards of two private companies. He is a former president of the Minnesota State Mankato Alumni Association and is on the Iowa State University Accounting Advisory Board. He is a past president of the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants and served on the Iowa Accountancy Examining Board for nine years. 

        Director

        Daryl Henze has served as a director of INTL FCStone Inc. since the merger of the company and FCStone on September 30, 2009. He was previously a director of FCStone since November 9, 2006. Mr. Henze is a consultant in the area of finance and accounting. He spent 36 years with the accounting firm KPMG LLP before his retirement in 2001, including 28 years as an audit partner. Mr. Henze serves on the Board of Directors of Wellmark, Inc. and is Lead Director, Chairman of its Audit Committee, Chairman of its Governance Committee, and a member of its Human Resources and Finance Committees. He also serves on the Boards of two private companies. He is a former president of the Minnesota State Mankato Alumni Association and is on the Iowa State University Accounting Advisory Board. He is a past president of the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants and served on the Iowa Accountancy Examining Board for nine years. 

      • Steven Kass was elected as a director of INTL FCStone Inc. on February 14, 2018.  Mr. Kass is presently a consultant to professional service firms with a focus on leadership, organizational culture, business strategy, human capital and corporate governance.  He spent 33 years with the accounting firm Rothstein Kass before his retirement as Chief Executive Officer in June 2014.  After the acquisition of Rothstein Kass by KPMG in June 2014, Mr. Kass served as senior partner and global lead of the alternative investment globalization effort at KPMG, retiring from KPMG in September 2016.  Mr. Kass was Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Board of Directors of Sun Bancorp, Inc. from 2012 to 2014, and was a member of the Board of Directors of AGN International from 1998 to 2014, serving as Global Chairman of the Board from 2001-2003.

        Director

        Steven Kass was elected as a director of INTL FCStone Inc. on February 14, 2018.  Mr. Kass is presently a consultant to professional service firms with a focus on leadership, organizational culture, business strategy, human capital and corporate governance.  He spent 33 years with the accounting firm Rothstein Kass before his retirement as Chief Executive Officer in June 2014.  After the acquisition of Rothstein Kass by KPMG in June 2014, Mr. Kass served as senior partner and global lead of the alternative investment globalization effort at KPMG, retiring from KPMG in September 2016.  Mr. Kass was Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Board of Directors of Sun Bancorp, Inc. from 2012 to 2014, and was a member of the Board of Directors of AGN International from 1998 to 2014, serving as Global Chairman of the Board from 2001-2003.

      • Bruce Krehbiel has served as a director of INTL FCStone Inc. since the merger of the Company and FCStone on September 30, 2009. He was previously a director of FCStone since 1988 and its former chairman. Mr. Krehbiel is the manager of Kanza Cooperative Association in Iuka, Kansas, and has worked for Kanza Cooperative Association since 1986. Mr. Krehbiel has held director positions on the boards of the Midwest Chapter of the National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives, CenKan, LLC, and Agri-Business Benefit Group.

        Director

        Bruce Krehbiel has served as a director of INTL FCStone Inc. since the merger of the Company and FCStone on September 30, 2009. He was previously a director of FCStone since 1988 and its former chairman. Mr. Krehbiel is the manager of Kanza Cooperative Association in Iuka, Kansas, and has worked for Kanza Cooperative Association since 1986. Mr. Krehbiel has held director positions on the boards of the Midwest Chapter of the National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives, CenKan, LLC, and Agri-Business Benefit Group.

      • Eric Parthemore has served as a director of INTL FCStone Inc. since the merger of the company and FCStone on September 30, 2009. He was previously a director of FCStone since 1996 and as its former vice chairman. He served as the secretary and treasurer of FCStone until January, 2007. Mr. Parthemore retired in 2017 as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Heritage Cooperative, Inc. in West Mansfield, Ohio. He held that position since September 2009 and had served in the same capacity with its predecessor company since 1996. Mr. Parthemore was appointed in January 2004 to serve on the Ohio Agricultural Commodity Advisory Commission by the Secretary of Agriculture in the State of Ohio. 

        Director

        Eric Parthemore has served as a director of INTL FCStone Inc. since the merger of the company and FCStone on September 30, 2009. He was previously a director of FCStone since 1996 and as its former vice chairman. He served as the secretary and treasurer of FCStone until January, 2007. Mr. Parthemore retired in 2017 as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Heritage Cooperative, Inc. in West Mansfield, Ohio. He held that position since September 2009 and had served in the same capacity with its predecessor company since 1996. Mr. Parthemore was appointed in January 2004 to serve on the Ohio Agricultural Commodity Advisory Commission by the Secretary of Agriculture in the State of Ohio. 

      • John Radziwill was elected as a director of INTL FCStone Inc. in December 2002. Mr. Radziwill is currently a director of USA Micro Cap Value Co. Ltd, Goldcrown Group Limited, Baltimore Capital Plc and Onyx International Growth Fund Limited. In the past five years, he has also served as a director of Acquisitor Plc, Acquisitor Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd., Air Express International Corp., Interequity Capital Corporation, Radix Ventures Inc., Radix Organization Inc. and Lionheart Group Inc. Mr. Radziwill is a member of the Bar of England and Wales.

        Chairman of the Board and Director

        John Radziwill was elected as a director of INTL FCStone Inc. in December 2002. Mr. Radziwill is currently a director of USA Micro Cap Value Co. Ltd, Goldcrown Group Limited, Baltimore Capital Plc and Onyx International Growth Fund Limited. In the past five years, he has also served as a director of Acquisitor Plc, Acquisitor Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd., Air Express International Corp., Interequity Capital Corporation, Radix Ventures Inc., Radix Organization Inc. and Lionheart Group Inc. Mr. Radziwill is a member of the Bar of England and Wales.

        Chairman of the Board

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