Shpetner leaves RBC for ITG

Thomas D Shpetner is to join New York-based independent broker and financial technology provider as its global chief compliance Officer on April 12, reporting to Angélique DeSanto, managing director and general counsel.

Shpetner joins from RBC Capital Markets, where he oversaw compliance for the firm’s commercial banking business and also served as head of U.S. equities compliance. Before joining RBC in 2011 he held various positions managing regulatory audits and inquiries at Goldman Sachs, Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers. Earlier in his career MShpetner served as an equities compliance officer at Bloomberg Tradebook and a Branch Chief at the Securities and Exchange Commission.

ITG chief executive officer and president, Frank Troise, said: “driving a disciplined and rigorous compliance culture is one of our key priorities. We are committed to acting in the best interests of our clients at all times. Tom has the experience and leadership to ensure that we are even better equipped to deliver on that commitment.”