Laeken International Appoints New Director of Global Equities Division

Z├╝rich, Switzerland, July 09, 2011 --( Laeken International, an international commodity futures and brokerage trading service firm, announced today the approval of appointment of Mr. William Ross as the new Director of Laeken International Global Equities Sales and Trading Division. Ross previously worked in a US-based financial and asset management company where he was assigned and focused on its trade execution desk.

Prior to his job in a US-based financial and asset management company, Ross also worked for nine years with Bear Stearns. He became part of Bear Stearns’ creative team that was assigned to manage the bank’s services for global clients. Before the collapse of Bear Stearns in 2008, Ross was already working at the Laeken International trading desk of Hedge and Equities Division.

“We are very much delighted to have William Ross in our company and for choosing our platform as his extension of helping his clients. William Ross is the result of our continued effort of attracting the best people to be with our sales and trading business. William brings with him knowledge and expertise as well as long-term business partnerships with clients which are what has outlined Laeken International,” said Sebastian Pacey, the firm’s Chief Executive Officer. “William Ross accentuates our long-term commitment to offering our institutional clients with direct access to some of the New York’s most brilliant traders.”

The appointment of William Ross in Laeken International is another big leap towards global business expansion. Laeken International Global Equities Sales and Trading Division, which will be led by William Ross, is composed of more than 80 sales traders and continue to search for talented individuals who have passion for sales and trading.

“Joining Laeken International is one of my easiest decisions because I know I will be working with one of the world’s best brokerage firms. They offered me the most excellent platform to continue serving my institutional relationships with my clients. I am excited to be part of this organization at the same time thrilled about the immense resources I can now share with my clients,” Ross remarked.

Laeken International
Greg Newman