Leadership

OUR LEADERSHIP

Javier Loya heads our diverse and talented leadership team. As Chairman and CEO, Loya leads OTC Global Holdings as the largest independent interdealer brokerage in the world. As a privately owned business, OTC Global Holdings and Mr. Loya have won multiple prestigious awards in the years since he co-founded the business in 2007.

The leadership team behind OTC Global Holdings brings decades of deep experience in commodity brokerage from around the world to bear for your benefit. The focus on transparent, forward-thinking, and entrepreneurial growth is the key to the company’s success, and each new partner refines the skill set of the organization.

Each broker partner is small and nimble, allowing them to make the quick moves while still having the support of a much larger organization to back them up. Brokers are encouraged to be highly entrepreneurial and hard working, and to treat customers in a transparent and straightforward fashion while working hard to understand and meet their needs.

From brokerage and legal services to industry-leading technology platforms and reporting, OTC Global Holdings is positioned perfectly for future growth. The well-rounded leadership team hails from businesses as diverse as UBS, Citadel Investment Group, Calpine, Macquarie Energy, and Deloitte & Touche.

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Javier Loya

Chairman and CEO

Mr. Loya is Chairman and CEO of OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH), a company he co-founded in 2007 which is now the largest independent interdealer brokerage in the world.read more…

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Joseph Kelly

President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Kelly joined OTC Global Holdings as President and Chief Operating Officer upon the closing of the OTCGH/PMG merger in July 2007. Prior to the effective date of the merger, Joe was a lead manager and broker for PMG read more…

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John Jeffers

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Mr. Jeffers is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of OTCGH. Prior to the establishment of OTCGH, John served in the same capacity for the Choice Energy Group. John was previously engaged in the private practice of law read more…

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Suresh Dongre

Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Mr. Dongre is the Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of OTC Global Holdings with over 20 years of experience building and supporting trading and risk systems for various asset classes including commodities, read more…

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David Ratliff

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Ratliff is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of OTC Global Holdings with more than 20 years of experience in the professional energy sector. Prior to working with OTCGH, he served as the Co-Head of Finance read more…

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Sam Vogel

Vice President, EOX Holdings LLC

Sam Vogel heads up EOX IB, the Introducing Broker Division of OTC Global Holdings, the leading independent interdealer broker in over-the-counter commodities, with a focus on Energy Products. read more…

Press and Media

OTCGH’S EOXLIVE PLATFORM BROKERS RECORD-SETTING 123,000 NATURAL GAS OPTIONS LOTS IN FEBRUARY

OTCGH’S EOXLIVE PLATFORM BROKERS RECORD-SETTING
123,000
NATURAL GAS OPTIONS LOTS IN FEBRUARY

            Volume from leading IDB eclipses previous record by 12 percent, represents 43.4 percent of total Natural Gas Options market during February 2017 for NFX

HOUSTON (March 2, 2017) – OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH) announced that in February 2017 its EOXLive platform brokered a record-setting 123,000 Natural Gas Options lots, eclipsing the previous record (from January 2017) by 12 percent. In addition, the leading independent commodities interdealer broker represented 43.4 percent of Nasdaq’s total Natural Gas Options market volume during this time.

EOXLive, which allows users to trade directly on screen without having to pick up the phone, includes pre-trade markets and last-traded prices for natural gas options and leverages OTCGH’s strong market share to provide unique market intelligence and transparency. Recent updates to the platform also now automatically load indicative bids and offers from IM blasts, making it easy to manage and execute orders, and provide users instant access via a web-based platform, free embedded option pricing and analytics grids as well as a robust Markets Page.

In addition to natural gas, the EOXLive platform supports trading in the full spectrum of bilateral and exchange-traded commodities, both physical and financial, including power, petrochemical, crude, refined product, metal, agricultural, weather and environmental markets.

For more information or to receive free access to EOXLive, visit http://www.otcgh.com/eox or contact EOXLive via email: operations@eoxlive.com, AIM: eoxops or phone: 877-737- 8511.

About EOX Holdings LLC

EOX Holdings LLC (EOX) is registered as an Introducing Broker with the National Futures Association (NFA). EOX delivers unique and comprehensive market data, introducing broker (IB) services and the EOXLive platform. EOXLive provides order and trade management, confirms, reporting and clearing for thousands of trader, hedger and market maker accounts.   EOXLive Active Markets delivers comprehensive on-screen price discovery while keeping the important human element in the trader and broker relationship. Leveraging the liquidity of over 15 brokerage shops across the commodity spectrum, EOXLive customers have transparency and execution capabilities so they can trade like never before. EOX Holdings LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of OTC Global Holdings.

About OTC Global Holdings

Formed in 2007, OTC Global Holdings has become the world’s largest independent institutional broker of commodities, covering financial and physical instruments from offices in Chicago, Des Moines, Geneva, Houston, London, Louisville, New Jersey, New York and Singapore. The company is a leading liquidity provider on CBOT, ICE, NYMEX and NFX, ranking number one amongst its peers in numerous derivatives contracts across biofuels, emissions, commodity index products, crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), metals, petrochemicals and refined products, power, proppants, soft commodities, and weather derivatives. The company serves more than 450 institutional clients, including over 70 members of the Global Fortune 500, and transacts in hundreds of different commodity delivery points in Asia, Europe and the Americas. To learn more about the company, please visit www.otcgh.com or go to https://player.vimeo.com/video/146686709.

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OTC GLOBAL HOLDINGS NAMES JOE KELLY CO-CEO

NEW YORK – (February 21, 2017) – OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH), the world’s leading independent commodities interdealer broker, today announced that Joe Kelly has been named Co-CEO. Kelly, previously OTCGH’s President and Chief Operating Officer, joined the company following its merger with Power Merchants Group in July 2007.

Over the past decade, Kelly has spearheaded the creation and growth of OTCGH’s international operations – OTC Europe in 2010 and more recently OTC Asia – while driving the development of the company’s proprietary commodities trading platform, EOXLive, and expanding its co-headquarters in New York City. Kelly and Chairman and Co-CEO Javier Loya will lead the company’s long-term direction and growth, and are responsible for its unique and wildly successful business model.

“Joe’s leadership and strategic vision for OTCGH have helped us grow the company from a scrappy collection of independent brokerage shops into a global commodities powerhouse,” said Loya. “It has been an honor to work alongside, challenge, and be challenged by him over the past 10 years, and I am excited to see where the next decade together takes us.”

OTCGH, which is celebrating 10 years of continual growth and success in 2017, is a leading liquidity provider on CBOT, ICE, and NYMEX. Its collection of nearly 20 independent brokerages include offices in Chicago, Geneva, Houston, New Jersey, London, Louisville, New York and Singapore, and operate in numerous contracts across biofuels, emission derivatives, commodity index products, crude oil, metals natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), metals, petrochemicals and refined products, power, proppants, soft commodities, and weather derivatives, serving more than 450 institutional clients, including over 70 members of the Global Fortune 500.

“I am honored to be named Co-CEO of OTC Global Holdings,” said Kelly. “This company and I have grown together for a decade now, and I am incredibly proud of our accomplishments, but also confident that even greater things are in store for us.”

For more information about OTC Global Holdings visit www.otcgh.com.

About OTC Global Holdings
Formed in 2007, OTC Global Holdings has become the world’s largest independent institutional broker of commodities, covering financial and physical instruments from offices in Chicago, Geneva, Houston, New Jersey, London, Louisville, New York and Singapore. The company has become a leading liquidity provider on CBOT, ICE and NYMEX, ranking number one amongst its peers in numerous contracts across biofuels, emission derivatives, commodity index products, crude oil, metals natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), metals, petrochemicals and refined products, power, proppants, soft commodities, and weather derivatives. The company serves more than 450 institutional clients, including over 70 members of the Global Fortune 500, and transacts in hundreds of different commodity delivery points in Asia, Europe and the Americas. To learn more about the company, please visit www.otcgh.com or go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5Ohwr7h3tE.

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OTCGH’S EOXLIVE PLATFORM BROKERS RECORD-SETTING 110,000 NATURAL GAS OPTIONS LOTS IN JANUARY

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OTCGH’S EOXLIVE PLATFORM BROKERS RECORD-SETTING 110,000 NATURAL GAS OPTIONS LOTS IN JANUARY
Volume from leading IBD represents 47.2 percent of total Natural Gas Options market during best-ever month for NFX

HOUSTON – (2 February, 2017) – OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH) announced that in January 2017 its EOXLive platform brokered a record-setting 110,000 Natural Gas Options lots. In addition, the leading independent commodities interdealer broker represented 47.2 percent of Nasdaq’s total Natural Gas Options market volume during its best ever month.

EOXLive, which allows users to trade directly on screen without having to pick up the phone, includes pre-trade markets and last-traded prices for natural gas options and leverages OTCGH’s strong market share to provide unique market intelligence and transparency. Recent updates to the platform also now stream markets from IM blasts automatically, making it easy to manage and execute orders, and provide users instant access via a web-based platform, free embedded option pricing and analytics grids as well as a robust Markets Page.

In addition to natural gas, the EOXLive platform supports trading in the full spectrum of bilateral and exchange-traded commodities, both physical and financial, including power, petrochemical, crude, refined product, metal, agricultural, weather and environmental markets.

For more information or to receive free access to EOXLive, visit http://www.otcgh.com/eox or contact EOXLive via email: operations@eoxlive.com, AIM: eoxops or phone: 877-737- 8511.

About EOX Holdings LLC
EOX Holdings LLC (EOX) is registered as an Introducing Broker with the National Futures Association (NFA). EOX delivers unique and comprehensive market data, introducing broker (IB) services and the EOXLive platform. EOXLive provides order and trade management, confirms, reporting and clearing for thousands of trader, hedger and market maker accounts. EOXLive Active Markets delivers comprehensive on-screen price discovery while keeping the important human element in the trader and broker relationship. Leveraging the liquidity of over 15 brokerage shops across the commodity spectrum, EOXLive customers have transparency and execution capabilities so they can trade like never before. EOX Holdings LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of OTC Global Holdings.

About OTC Global Holdings
Formed in 2007, OTC Global Holdings has become the world’s largest independent institutional broker of commodities, covering financial and physical instruments from offices in Chicago, Des Moines, Geneva, Houston, London, Louisville, New Jersey, New York and Singapore. The company is a leading liquidity provider on CBOT, ICE, NYMEX and NFX, ranking number one amongst its peers in numerous derivatives contracts across biofuels, emissions, commodity index products, crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), metals, petrochemicals and refined products, power, proppants, soft commodities, and weather derivatives. The company serves more than 450 institutional clients, including over 70 members of the Global Fortune 500, and transacts in hundreds of different commodity delivery points in Asia, Europe and the Americas. To learn more about the company, please visit www.otcgh.com or go to https://player.vimeo.com/video/146686709.

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Contact: Amy Lach
Pierpont Communications
(713) 627-2223
alach@piercom.com

OTC GLOBAL HOLDINGS KICKS OFF 10TH ANNIVERSARY WITH EXPANSION INTO ASIA PACIFIC

                NEWS RELEASE

OTC GLOBAL HOLDINGS KICKS OFF 10TH ANNIVERSARY WITH EXPANSION INTO ASIA PACIFIC

OTC Asia office in Singapore to offer European and Asian crude swaps, distillate swaps and cracks, and physical fuel broking; completes leading independent commodities interdealer broker’s global service model

SINGAPORE – (31 January, 2017) – OTC Global Holdings (OTCGH) today announced the formation of OTC Asia in Singapore. The new office and expansion into the Asia Pacific region marks a significant milestone for the leading independent commodities interdealer broker, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2017, as it completes the company’s global service model. Through OTCGH’s Aalpha Energy desk, which serves every major global crude swaps market via offices in Houston, London, New York and now Singapore, clients can speak with a live broker at any time during the global workday.

OTC Asia will replicate its North American and European offerings by broking European and Asian crude swaps, distillate swaps and cracks, and physical fuel broking. It also plans to leverage the expertise of its Aalpha Energy London counterparts in oil options to best serve clients across the Asian markets. In time, OTC Asia anticipates expanding into U.S. domestic grade crude swaps business by offering those services in Singapore, joining its Houston counterpart.

“OTC Asia is the last piece of the global puzzle for OTC Global Holdings and the perfect example of the type of innovation we envisioned when launching this company in 2007,” said Joe Kelly, President and COO of OTCGH. “Thanks to our agile and innovative business model, which has enabled our success over the last decade while our competitors have been sold, folded or floundered, we have been able to continue growing and expanding in spite of a volatile global economy and continued regulatory changes.”

OTC Asia’s Aalpha Energy team in Singapore will be the market starters, and work closely with OTCGH’s London office to maintain comprehensive coverage for traders across EMEA and APAC while their colleagues in Houston cover the U.S. The office will be led by Aalpha Energy’s Neil Grierson, a crude swaps broker with more than 6 years experience in OTC commodities broking. Prior to joining OTC Asia, Neil worked for Freight Investor Services, ICAP and PVM Oil Associates.

“I jumped at the opportunity to work with the founders of OTCGH and establish the Singapore office as it allowed me to colloborate with talented and experienced people in the world of broking,” added Grierson. “With the recent consolidation in the brokerage space, it is reassuring to work at a firm that has not bowed to purchase offers and instead chooses to continue pushing ahead with its own expansion and development. Although the Singapore oil swaps market is extremely competitive, I expect we will rapidly strengthen our position thanks to our unique competitive advantage.”

To contact OTC Asia call +65 6727 5251 or email Neil Grierson at grierson.n@otc-asia.sg.

About OTC Global Holdings

Formed in 2007, OTC Global Holdings has become the world’s largest independent institutional broker of commodities, covering financial and physical instruments from offices in Chicago, Geneva, Houston, New Jersey, London, Louisville, New York and Singapore.  The company has become a leading liquidity provider on CBOT, ICE and NYMEX, ranking number one amongst its peers in numerous contracts across biofuels, emission derivatives, commodity index products, crude oil, metals natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), metals, petrochemicals and refined products, power, proppants, soft commodities, and weather derivatives.  The company serves more than 450 institutional clients, including over 70 members of the Global Fortune 500, and transacts in hundreds of different commodity delivery points in Asia, Europe and the Americas. To learn more about the company, please visit www.otcgh.com or go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5Ohwr7h3tE 

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Contact:  Brittney Garneau
Pierpont Communications
+1 713 627-2223
bgarneau@piercom.com