HOUSTON (June 15, 2015) – OTC Global Holdings, a leading independent interdealer broker in over-the-counter commodities, today announced the addition of Sam Vogel as vice president of EOXLive introducing brokers.

Vogel, who brings experience within the international and U.S. hedge fund, equity derivative and commodity derivative markets, will manage the ongoing growth and strategic development of EOXLive’s introducing brokerage business. He will assist OTCGH clients with FCM relationships, provide a resource for emerging fund managers looking to set up hedge funds, funds and CTAs, and provide capital introduction for clients and new funds to investors such as Allocators, Family Offices, UHNW individuals, pension funds and endowments. In addition, Vogel will support the management of EOXLive, OTCGH’s proprietary hybrid voice/data trading platform.

“Sam’s nearly 30 years in the trading and commodities space, coupled with his extensive network across the industry, make him the right fit to lead EOX’s  introducing brokerage business,” said Javier Loya, chairman and CEO of OTCGH.

Prior to joining OTCGH, Vogel co-founded, an institutional real estate crowdfunding portal that offered alternative funding options to U.S. and offshore investors. Earlier in his career, Sam worked for two of the largest banks in South Africa as well as for an international merchant bank and two of OTCGH’s subsidiary companies – Choice Natural Gas and Black Barrel Energy.

Vogel received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is also the founder and former executive director of the Texas Hedge Fund Association, an industry association that promotes the understanding of the hedge fund industry and encourages the maintenance of industry standards and professionalism in order to further enhance the growth of the industry.

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About EOX Holdings LLC

EOX Holdings LLC (EOX) is registered as an Introducing Broker with the National Futures Association (NFA).  EOX delivers the EOXLive platform and services, as well as unique and comprehensive market data and introducing broker (IB) services.  EOX Holdings LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of OTC Global Holdings, visit

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 and New York.  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 or go to


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