Marex Spectron Welcomes Carla Stent To Its Board

November 13, 2014

Subject to approval by UK regulator The Financial Conduct Authority, Ms Stent will take up her new role in November.

Ms Stent has occupied senior positions in high profile companies across a range of sectors. She was Operations Director at travel group Thomas Cook AG before joining Barclays Bank plc and serving as Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer at its Global Retail and Commercial Banking division.

In 2010, Ms Stent joined Virgin Group as Partner & Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for the Group’s Finance, Human Resources and IT units.

Jeremy Isaacs, Chair of Marex Spectron, said: “We are honoured that Carla has agreed to join us. Her vast experience of managing the operations of global companies will be invaluable to us as we continue to grow rapidly across Europe, Asia and North America.

“Marex Spectron serves market participants across a vast range of industries with extremely diverse requirements. To remain the firm of choice for anyone who need access to the global commodities markets, we need the breadth of experience that extraordinary executives like Carla can bring.”

Since leaving Virgin Group in 2013, Ms Stent has served as a director of MSC Consulting, providing assistance and guidance to a wide range of clients, including the UK’s Department for Education and Millennium and Copthorne Hotel Group.

In addition to her commercial roles, Ms Stent serves as Deputy Chair, Non-Executive Director and Trustee of The Young Women’s Trust (formerly the YWCA), and as a Trustee of the charity Christian Aid.

For further information please contact Richard Lindsay at Marex Spectron on +44 (0)20 7650 4091 or

About Marex Spectron

Marex Spectron is one of the world’s largest privately held brokers of financial instruments in the commodities sector and a leader in facilitating trade in physical energy products.

We are the conduit for clients transacting in raw materials and related derivatives. We do so efficiently, discretely and with confidence, on or off-exchange.

We provide liquidity in commodity markets that are frequently difficult for clients to access or that require specialist knowledge to navigate successfully.

We connect our clients to any of the world’s major commodity exchanges via state of the art networks. We provide a full suite of services to trading companies who need to outsource infrastructure and support operations.

We also broker financial futures and options, and fixed income and equity securities.

Our aim is to provide our clients with a global, integrated service that enables them to trade how they want to trade: by voice, on electronic platforms or through trading floors where possible.

Our clients are predominantly commodity producers and consumers, banks, hedge funds, asset managers, brokers, commodity trading advisors and professional traders.

We are members of the London Metal Exchange (where we are a Ring Dealer), the CME Group exchanges, ICE US, NYSE Liffe, ICE Futures and Eurex.

We are 600 market professionals, headquartered in London with offices across Europe, North America and Asia.

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