Paul Ellis left his position as head of electronic trading system MarketAxess Holdings Inc.’s European operations, Financial News reported today.
Ellis left the firm to pursue other opportunities, the London-based news organization owned by News Corp.’s Dow Jones & Co. said, citing a source it didn’t identify.
Florencia Panizza, a spokeswoman for New York-based MarketAxess, didn’t return a voice message seeking comment.
Ellis served as chief executive officer of CreditTrade Ltd., a credit-derivatives broker, before joining MarketAxess in April 2010, according to a statement from MarketAxess at the time of his hiring. Ellis also served as managing director of the financial products group at Barclays Plc, the release said.