Brian G Cartwright becomes ITG director

Independent broker and financial technology provider ITG has appointed Brian G Cartwright to its board of directors. Cartwright is currently a senior adviser to Patomak Global Partners LLC, a regulatory consulting firm, and also serves on the board of real estate investment trust HCP.

From 2009 to 2011, he was senior adviser at the Latham & Watkins law firm.  From 2006 to 2009, he was general counsel of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Before the SEC, he served in various senior management positions at Latham & Watkins, including as global chairman of the Public Company Representation Practice Group and a member of the firm’s executive committee.

From 1981 through 1982, Cartwright served as a law clerk to Associate Justice Sandra Day O’Connor on the US Supreme Court. Before practicing law, Mr. Cartwright was a research physicist at the University of California. He holds a BA from Yale University, a JD from Harvard University and a PhD from the University of Chicago.

“My colleagues and I are pleased to welcome Brian to ITG’s Board of Directors,” said Maureen O’Hara, ITG’s chairwoman. “His extensive experience in legal and regulatory affairs in the capital markets will make him a valuable asset to ITG’s board. The board looks forward to working with him.”

Cartwright said: “ITG has a three-decade history of innovating on behalf of clients to help them achieve best execution. I look forward to working closely with ITG’s management and board of directors as we work to build upon this legacy and position the firm on a path of strong growth.”