RJ O'Brien hires Elena Patimova
March 13, 2018

RJ O'Brien & Associates (RJO), which styles itself as the oldest and largest independent futures brokerage and clearing firm in the United States, has announced that Elena Patimova has joined its London-based affiliate, RJ O'Brien Limited (RJO Limited), as Senior Vice President, Business Development.

She will help the firm further grow its electronic sales, clearing and voice execution business while also raising the profile of RJO in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. Patimova reports to Adam Solomons, RJO Limited Chief Customer Officer, EMEA.

Solomons said: "Elena is one of the most driven, dynamic and determined professionals I have met in this business. We're thrilled to have her on board and know she will be a great addition to our team here. She has an impressive track record of accomplishments, along with an extensive knowledge of what customers want and need through her experience at London's futures exchanges, as well as on the client side."

Patimova most recently served as Senior Vice President and Head of Financial Market Sales for the London Metal Exchange (LME) until earlier this month. She joined LME in 2015 as Head of Commodity Buy-Side Sales. She was Business Development Manager for global proprietary trading firm OSTC Ltd in the UK from 2012 to 2014. From 2009 to 2012, Patimova was Business Development Manager, Commodity Derivatives for NYSE Liffe in London.

Prior to her work at exchanges, Patimova established expertise in Russian and emerging markets, including Poland, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Vietnam, Malaysia, South Africa, Turkey and China. From 2007 to 2009, she was Sales & Marketing Manager as well as Analyst for the Russian & CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) Markets for GFMS Ltd, now part of Thomson Reuters. Patimova began her career in Russia at the Institute of Economics, Urals branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. She served as the Senior Economic Researcher in the Department of Economic Security.





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RJ O'Brien & Associates (RJO), which styles itself as the oldest and largest independent futures brokerage and clearing firm in the United States, has announced that Elena Patimova has joined its London-based affiliate, RJ O'Brien Limited (RJO Limited), as Senior Vice President, Business Development.

She will help the firm further grow its electronic sales, clearing and voice execution business while also raising the profile of RJO in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. Patimova reports to Adam Solomons, RJO Limited Chief Customer Officer, EMEA.

Solomons said: "Elena is one of the most driven, dynamic and determined professionals I have met in this business. We're thrilled to have her on board and know she will be a great addition to our team here. She has an impressive track record of accomplishments, along with an extensive knowledge of what customers want and need through her experience at London's futures exchanges, as well as on the client side."

Patimova most recently served as Senior Vice President and Head of Financial Market Sales for the London Metal Exchange (LME) until earlier this month. She joined LME in 2015 as Head of Commodity Buy-Side Sales. She was Business Development Manager for global proprietary trading firm OSTC Ltd in the UK from 2012 to 2014. From 2009 to 2012, Patimova was Business Development Manager, Commodity Derivatives for NYSE Liffe in London.

Prior to her work at exchanges, Patimova established expertise in Russian and emerging markets, including Poland, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Vietnam, Malaysia, South Africa, Turkey and China. From 2007 to 2009, she was Sales & Marketing Manager as well as Analyst for the Russian & CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) Markets for GFMS Ltd, now part of Thomson Reuters. Patimova began her career in Russia at the Institute of Economics, Urals branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. She served as the Senior Economic Researcher in the Department of Economic Security.



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