BROKER MAKES SERIES OF HIRES – North American agency broker Olivetree Financial have made a series of hires to stimulate their growth in America. Hires include Dan Sanders, previously of Citigroup, who will become the Head of US Execution Services. Todd Lowen will take over as US Head of Event Driven/Risk Arbitrage, he formerly held a similar position at Barclays. Olivetree have also looked internally, moving @Jim Milligan, Head of Sector Strategies, from their London branch over to New York. The final major addition to the team sees @Michael McDonald join from Convergex as an executive director responsible for sales coverage in the New England region, however he will be joining the newly opened Boston office @Kenneth Savio, CEO for the U.S. operation commented on the hires saying, “I am pleased to welcome Todd, Jim, Dan and Michael. These professionals bring with them a proven track record of building and managing equities business, and also bring with them significant client relationships that view them as trusted advisors.” #SpartanInternational