TradeStation Group, parent company of broker-dealer and futures commission merchant TradeStation Securities, the award-winning broker-dealer and futures commission merchant, has announced that Salomon Sredni will retire as President and CEO and from the board of directors effective 31 March, 2016.
John Bartleman, President of TradeStation Securities, will succeed Sredni as President of TradeStation Group, and join its board of directors, effective 1 April, 2016. TradeStation Group, a Monex Group company (listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, code: 8698), is the parent of the organisation’s US-based brokerage and trading technology businesses. Sredni is also retiring as COO of Monex Group.
“After nearly 20 years at TradeStation, I feel it’s time for me to let the next generation of passionate leaders take the company to new peaks,” says Sredni. “I am extremely grateful and proud to have played a role in helping TradeStation grow to become one of America’s largest and most successful online brokerage firms. I would like to extend my sincere thanks to our loyal and faithful customers, and especially to all of the hard-working and dedicated TradeStation employees who have made our shared success possible and my personal journey so memorable.”
John Bartleman has been with TradeStation since 1999, starting as a product manager, then succeeding to several positions, including Vice President of Product Management then President of TradeStation Securities, and Chief Growth Officer and Vice President of Brokerage Operations of TradeStation Group. He has been central to the development and growth of the award-winning TradeStation platform offering that has differentiated the company from its competitors in the active trader market.
“I look forward to working closely with the Monex senior and global management team to realise our global vision to offer the ultimate online trading products and services to serious, self-directed traders and investors around the world,” says Bartleman.