Source - SMW
Tullett Prebon chief executive Europe, the Middle East and Africa Angus Wink is to retire from the firm after 26 years of service.

Wink joined Tullett & Tokyo Forex as a money broker in 1989 and steadily rose within the company, being promoted to director at 29 years old. He became a managing director in 2001 and progressed to managing the rates division for Tullett Prebon after the successful acquisition of Prebon in 2004. 

He became Tullett Prebon's chief executive for the EMEA region in 2008 and joined the group's executive committee.

He will retire from Tullett Prebon effective immediately but will continue to provide counsel as an independent adviser from early 2017.

At the same time, James Potter is appointed as CEO Tullett Prebon EMEA. In a career spanning over 30 years, he has held a number of senior positions at Marshall, Prebon Yamane, and latterly Tullett Prebon.

Potter joined Marshall Woellwarth & Company Limited in 1984 as a foreign exchange dealers' assistant. In recent years he has served as MD, foreign exchange & cash division and as MD foreign exchange & non sterling cash division at Prebon Marshall Yamane. He is currently MD, treasury division and emerging markets division, Tullett Prebon.

Chief executive John Phizackerley said: "Throughout his career, Angus has made a significant contribution to our business. Angus was a lead architect in many successful acquisitions and strategic decisions over the years and his commitment and dedication to our firm has been unwavering.

"I am delighted that James is taking on the role as EMEA CEO. This is an exciting time for the firm as we approach our next chapter for TP ICAP and I am confident that James will play a significant part in our future."


At 2:41pm: (LON:TLPR) Tullett Prebon PLC share price was +11.7p at 345.3p