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Brian Tafaro appointed TORA Liquidity Services co-head
Jun 20, 2013

Hong Kong, June 17th 2013 - TORA, the leading provider of advanced trading technology and financial services, today announced that Brian Tafaro has been appointed as Managing Director and co-head of TORA Liquidity Services. He will be based in the U.S. and focused on client coverage and sales in Japan and other Asian markets.

Brian will work as co-head with Khahlil Kirtman, who has been running TORA Liquidity Services since 2009. In his role, Brian will be responsible for servicing existing clients and expanding the company’s presence in Japan and Asia. This includes supporting sales of TORA’s product suite to the buy-side.

“TORA is dedicated to providing clients with superior trading support, service and expertise across Asia. Brian’s addition to the team, and TORA as a whole, will further boost the company’s stable of quality talent,” says Kirtman. “His deep experience in the Japanese market and other Asian markets will prove invaluable to clients.”

Brian joins TORA from Goldman Sachs where he was Managing Director and co-head of the company’s Japan Execution Services team. With 13 years’ experience at Goldman Sachs, he was responsible for managing trading activities in Japan and other Asia markets.

“I am excited to join TORA and leverage my experience and understanding of buy-side needs in Asia,” says Brian Tafaro. “TORA provides a wide range of trading solutions for the company’s expanding client base, including cutting-edge technology and unique liquidity, which will continue to meet with rising demand across the region.”

Prior to working at Goldman Sachs, Brian was with Nomura Securities on their international sales trading team in Tokyo.


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Categories: Technology & Operations
Keywords: Brian Tafaro, TORA

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