Management

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.

William Dunaway most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of FCStone since January 2008. He assumed the role of CFO of INTL FCStone Inc. in October 2009. Mr. Dunaway has over 19 years of industry experience with the company, or one of its predecessor companies, previously as Executive Vice President and Treasurer. Prior to that, he served as Vice President and Assistant Treasurer of Accounting and Finance with responsibility over the regulatory accounting of FCStone, LLC.

Tricia Harrod joined the company in 2009, previously served as the company's Global Head of Risk and was appointed as Chief Risk Officer in October 2015. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Harrod spent more than 25 years in Risk Management for the energy industry, including 11 years as Head of Risk Management for GXP Energy (Aquila, Inc.) including responsibilities of Enterprise Risk Management, Middle Office, Insurance, Credit and Market Risk.

Xuong Nguyen was appointed as Chief Operating Officer of the Company in October 2015. Prior to that he served as Executive Vice President of the FCM Division of INTL FCStone Financial Inc., a subsidiary of the Company, as well as Chief Operating Officer of additional subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Nguyen was appointed Chief Executive Officer of FCStone, LLC, the Company's futures commission merchant which was subsequently merged into INTL FCStone Financial Inc., in February 2014 and was Chief Operating Officer of FCStone, LLC for four years prior to his appointment as CEO. Mr. Nguyen has over twenty years of experience in the derivatives, futures and options marketplace.

Brian Sephton was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the company in January 2005 and Chief Legal & Governance Officer in October 2009, following the company’s merger with FCStone.  Mr. Sephton had previously worked in South Africa, the Channel Islands and in the United States for the Standard Bank Group, a global emerging markets financial services group. Mr. Sephton qualified and practiced both as a chartered accountant and an attorney in South Africa.

David Bolte was appointed as the company's Corporate Secretary effective January 1, 2010 and as Deputy General Counsel in June 2013. Mr. Bolte has over 17 years of industry experience with FCStone, or one of its predecessor companies, most recently as Corporate Counsel, Vice-President of Compliance and Secretary for FCStone and its subsidiary companies. Mr. Bolte has been a member of the Iowa bar since 1987.

Bruce Fields joined the company in 2009 and has served as Chief Operating Officer of INTL Commodities, Inc. and subsequently Group Treasurer of INTL FCStone Inc. beginning in 2012. Mr. Fields has over 20 years of experience in international banking and finance. Immediately prior to joining INTL FCStone Inc., he was co-manager of the Rosemount Global Trade Finance Fund and was previously with the Standard Bank Group for 10 years where he served various roles including President of Standard New York Securities, Inc.

Aaron Schroeder has been with the company and FCStone for nearly 10 years. Mr. Schroeder has been Chief Accounting Officer of FCStone since January 2008, and prior to appointment was Director of Accounting, Group Controller and Assistant Treasurer of FCStone and its subsidiaries. Before coming to work for FCStone, Mr. Schroeder worked as a Senior Associate at the accounting firm, KPMG LLP.

Philip A. Smith was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company's Europe, Middle East and Africa ("EMEA") operations in July 2008 and in January 2015 this responsibility was expanded to include Asia. Mr. Smith joined the Company in 2004 following its acquisition of Global Currencies Ltd, a U.K. foreign exchange payments company specializing in exotic and emerging market currencies, which Mr. Smith joined in 1996. Mr. Smith was elected to the Board of Global Currencies in 1999 and was also a principal shareholder. Following its acquisition in 2004 Mr. Smith became CEO of INTL Global Currencies Ltd until its consolidation into INTL FCStone Ltd in 2014. Mr. Smith is the Chief Executive Officer of INTL FCStone Ltd, with regional responsibility for EMEA and Asia.
Charles Lyon serves as Executive Vice President - Head of Securities of INTL FCStone Financial Inc., formerly known as INTL FCStone Securities Inc. This entity merged with the Company's three other domestic regulated entities in July 2015, and Mr. Lyon now oversees the broker-dealer operations of the merged entity. Mr. Lyon was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of INTL FCStone Securities Inc. in December 2012 when it was operating as the Company's U.S. broker-dealer subsidiary. Mr. Lyon was Head of Securities Trading and Sales as well as Head of Equity Capital Markets of INTL FCStone Securities Inc. between 2004-2012, and served various roles for predecessor companies from 1999-2004.
Mark Maurer was appointed Chief Executive Officer of INTL FCStone Markets, LLC, the Company's swap-dealer subsidiary, in October 2014. Mr. Maurer joined the Company in 2010 following the acquisition of The Hanley Group, where he was the Head of Risk. Mr. Maurer's background is founded in risk management with a strong understanding of option portfolios, and he has been in the derivatives, futures and options industry for over thirteen years.

Meet the Team

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