Sean O'Connor - Chief Executive Officer
Sean M. O'Connor joined the company in October 2002 as Chief Executive Officer. In December 2002, he was elected to the Board of Directors. From 1994 until 2002, Mr. O'Connor was Chief Executive Officer of Standard New York Securities, a division of Standard Bank. From 1999 until 2002, Mr. O'Connor also served as Executive Director of Standard Bank London, Ltd., a United Kingdom bank and subsidiary of the Standard Bank of South Africa.
Scott J. Branch - President
Scott J. Branch has served as President of the company since May 2013 and prior to that served as Chief Operating Officer after the merger of the company and FCStone on September 30, 2009. He joined the company in October 2002 as President. In December 2002, he was elected to the Board of Directors. Mr. Branch was General Manager of Standard Bank London, Ltd. from 1995 until 2002. During this period, he also served in other capacities for Standard Bank, including management of its banking and securities activities in the Eastern Mediterranean Region and management of its forfaiting and syndications group.
William Dunaway - Chief Financial Officer
William Dunaway most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of FCStone since January 2008. He assumed the role of CFO of INTL FCStone Inc. in October 2009. Mr. Dunaway has over 15 years of industry experience with the company, or one of its predecessor companies, previously as Executive Vice President and Treasurer. Prior to that, he served as Vice President and Assistant Treasurer of Accounting and Finance with responsibility over the regulatory accounting of FCStone, LLC.
Brian Sephton - Chief Legal & Governance Officer
Brian Sephton was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the company in January 2005 and Chief Legal & Governance Officer in October 2009, following the company’s merger with FCStone. Mr. Sephton had previously worked in South Africa, the Channel Islands and in the United States for the Standard Bank Group, a global emerging markets financial services group. Mr. Sephton qualified and practiced both as a chartered accountant and an attorney in South Africa.
Peter J. Nessler, Jr. - Executive Vice President - Commodities
Peter J. Nessler, Jr. was appointed as Executive Vice President – Commodities, INTL FCStone Inc. in May 2012. Mr. Nessler served as Senior Vice President of FCStone Group, Inc. from 2008-2010. In October 2010, Mr. Nessler became President of FCStone, LLC. In September 2012, Mr. Nessler also became CEO of FCStone, LLC and President/CEO of FCStone Group, Inc. Mr. Nessler has been with FCStone since 1982 and served as a Risk manager for nearly 30 years.
R. Rene Friedman – Vice President, Global Head of Legal & Compliance
Rene Friedman was appointed Vice President, Global Head of Legal and Compliance, in January 2012. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Friedman spent more than fifteen years in private practice, including six years as partner at Sidley Austin LLP, where she focused on futures, derivatives, and securities litigation and regulation. Ms. Friedman is a 1993 graduate of the New York University School of Law, and is a member of the bar in Illinois and New York.
Bruce Fields - Group Treasurer
Bruce Fields joined the company in 2009 and was appointed Group Treasurer in 2012. Mr. Fields has over 20 years of experience in international banking and trade finance. Immediately prior to joining INTL FCStone Inc., he was co-manager of the Rosemount Global Trade Finance Fund and was previously with the Standard Bank Group for 10 years managing their North American trade finance business and serving as President of Standard New York Securities, Inc.
Tricia Harrod - Vice President, Global Head of Risk
Tricia Harrod joined the company in 2009 and currently serves as the company's Global Head of Risk based in Kansas City, Missouri. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Harrod spent more than 25 years in Risk Management for the energy industry, including 11 years as Head of Risk Management for GXP Energy (Aquila, Inc.) including responsibilities of Enterprise Risk Management, Middle Office, Insurance, Credit and Market Risk.
Aaron Schroeder - Group Controller
Aaron Schroeder has been with the company and FCStone for nearly 10 years. Mr. Schroeder has been Chief Accounting Officer of FCStone since January 2008, and prior to appointment was Director of Accounting, Group Controller and Assistant Treasurer of FCStone and its subsidiaries. Before coming to work for FCStone, Mr. Schroeder worked as a Senior Associate at the accounting firm, KPMG LLP.
David Bolte - Secretary and Corporate Counsel
David Bolte was appointed as the company’s Corporate Secretary effective January 1, 2010. Mr. Bolte has over 14 years of industry experience with FCStone, or one of its predecessor companies, most recently as Corporate Counsel, Vice-President of Compliance and Secretary for FCStone and its subsidiary companies. Mr. Bolte has been a member of the Iowa bar since 1987.
John Radziwill (Chairman)
John Radziwill was elected as a Director of INTL FCStone Inc. in December 2002. Mr. Radziwill is currently a Director of Goldcrown Group Limited, Oryx International Growth Fund Limited, Fifth Street Capital (BVI), PingTone Communications, Inc., and Vendor Safe Techonologies Inc. Mr. Radziwill currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for INTL FCStone Inc. In the past five years, he has also served as a director of Baltimore Capital Plc, Lionheart Group, Inc., USA Micro Cap Value Co. Ltd, Acquisitor Plc and Acquisitor Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd. Mr. Radziwill is a member of the Bar of England and Wales.
Paul G. (Pete) Anderson (Vice Chairman)*
Paul G. Anderson has served as a director of INTL FCStone Inc. since the merger of the company and FCStone on September 30, 2009, and served as President of the company from October 2009 to his retirement in October 2012. Mr. Anderson currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of INTL FCStone Inc. Prior to the merger, he was a director of FCStone from November 9, 2006 and had been employed by FCStone since 1987 and served as president and chief executive officer since 1999. Prior to becoming president of FCStone, Mr. Anderson was the vice president of operations. Mr. Anderson is the past president of the Kansas Cooperative Council and past founding chairman of the Arthur Capper Cooperative Center at Kansas State University. Mr. Anderson also sits on the board of directors of Associated Benefits Corporation and is a member of National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, the National Feed and Grain Association and several other state associations. Mr. Anderson continues to serve as a consultant to the company.
John M. Fowler
John M. Fowler was elected as a director of INTL FCStone Inc. in 2005. He has been a private investor since 1998. He also acts as a private financial consultant and advisor. From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Fowler was the Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Director of Moneygram Payment Systems, Inc. He also served as an Executive Vice President of the Travelers Group, Inc. (now Citigroup, Inc.) from 1986 to 1994.
Daryl Henze has served as a director of INTL FCStone Inc. since the merger of the company and FCStone on September 30, 2009. He was previously a director of FCStone since November 9, 2006. Mr. Henze is a consultant in the area of finance and accounting. He spent 36 years with the accounting firm KPMG LLP before his retirement in 2001, including 28 years as an audit partner. Mr. Henze serves on the Board of Directors of Wellmark, Inc. and is Lead Director, Chairman of its Audit Committee, Chairman of its Governance Committee, and a member of its Human Resources and Finance Committees. He also serves on the Boards of two private companies. He is a former president of the Minnesota State Mankato Alumni Association and is on the Iowa State University Accounting Advisory Board. He is a past president of the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants and served on the Iowa Accountancy Examining Board for nine years.
Bruce Krehbiel has served as a director of INTL FCStone Inc. since the merger of the company and FCStone on September 30, 2009. He was previously a director of FCStone since 1988 and its former chairman. Mr. Krehbiel is the manager of Kanza Cooperative Association in Iuka, Kansas, and has worked for Kanza Cooperative Association since 1986. Mr. Krehbiel has held director positions on the boards of the Midwest Chapter of the National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives, CenKan, LLC, and Agri-Business Benefit Group.
Eric Parthemore has served as a director of INTL FCStone Inc. since the merger of the company and FCStone on September 30, 2009. He was previously a director of FCStone since 1996 and as its former vice chairman. He served as the secretary and treasurer of FCStone until January, 2007. Mr. Parthemore is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Heritage Cooperative, Inc. in West Mansfield, Ohio. He has held that position since September 2009 and had served in the same capacity with its predecessor company since 1996. Mr. Parthemore was appointed in January 2004 to serve on the Ohio Agricultural Commodity Advisory Commission by the Secretary of Agriculture in the State of Ohio.
Diego J. Veitia
Diego J. Veitia founded International Assets Holding Corporation (now INTL FCStone Inc.) in 1987 and served as Executive Chairman of the Board until September 30, 2006. Mr. Veitia also served as non-executive Chairman of the Board through 2010. He served as Chief Executive Officer of the company from its inception in 1987 until October 2002. Mr. Veitia also serves as Chairman of Veitia and Associates, Inc., a private investment company.