NEW YORK – (March 7, 2012) – EOX Holdings, a wholly owned subsidiary of OTC
Global Holdings (OTCGH), announced today the addition of Mike Nemer as vice president and Tom Pawlicki as director of market research.
Working in Houston, Nemer will leverage his 30 years of energy experience to form an Introducing Brokers desk and help identify efficiencies and opportunities within the OTCGH’s brokerage group ranging from the wholesale, futures and the retail sectors. In addition, he will help the company recognize and pursue new business opportunities.
Prior to joining the company, Nemer worked as the vice president/general manager for TFS Energy for six years. In addition, he has worked as a president/partner at Amerex Natural Gas, Ltd./Amerex USA, as a director of derivative marketing at EOTT Energy Corp and as a marketing manager at Petroleum, Trading and Transportation. Nemer is a graduate from the University of Kansas.
Pawlicki, who will work in Chicago, will use his experience in analysis to develop an energy research product focused on finding opportunities and creating trading strategies in the over-the-counter, futures and options markets. Distributed across OTCGH’s trading firms and via a website, the product aims to grow the availability of quality information and analysis available to clients through the company’s broking/trading platform, EOXLive.
Before joining the EOX Holdings team, he spent nearly two decades as a research analyst including, most recently, five years as an energy and precious metals analyst at MF Global. In addition, Pawlicki worked for nearly 12 years as a financial futures technical analyst at REFCO, analyzing Treasury bond, stock index, and currency futures markets from both technical and fundamental perspectives, after spending a brief stint as runner on CBOT Bond Floor for the company. Pawlicki is a graduate from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
EOXLive is well-known in the commodities sector for its ability to combine the convenience of electronic trading with voice broking’s unique ability to provide market color and create bespoke transactions.
“EOX Holdings has expanded significantly in the last year due to an increased focus on data offerings and continued improvements to EOXLive,” said Javier Loya, chairman and chief executive officer of OTCGH. “Mike and Tom provide much needed skills which help in both areas, further strengthening our position as a leading provider of comprehensive market data while also ensuring OTC Global Holdings’ platform will be compliant with Dodd-Frank when it goes into effect”.