Peter Wind

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Peter Wind
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Location Chicago

The late Peter Wind was a veteran futures industry brokerage executive based in Chicago.[1] He passed away on October 24, 2020.

Wind was the chairman of the advisory committee of John J. Lothian & Company, Inc. He was named to the committee in October of 2012 when the committee was publicly announced.[2]

Wind served briefly at MF Global in 2010-11 after a long career with Cargill and Cargill Investor Services and more recently Penson GHCO. He left MF Global in April of 2011.

Background[edit]

He was vice chairman of Penson GHCO and also served as senior vice president of Penson Worldwide, Inc. where he worked closely with Integrated Trading Solutions, a Penson company, which is a provider of direct access trading systems for equities, options and futures and operates an international data hub that enables third-party access to exchanges and other liquidity centers.[3]

Before joining Penson in 2002, Wind was with Cargill for 30 years. [4] As senior vice president, global financial markets, he had responsibility for Cargill Investor Services' equity, interest rates, and foreign exchange trading activities.[5]He joined the Cargill organization in 1972 as a trainee and held a variety of trading and management positions before joining Cargill Investor Services in 1975.[6]

Memorials[edit]

Wind was memorialized by friends and colleagues from the futures industry in the John Lothian Newsletter in October of 2020 following his death on October 24, 2020.[7][8]

Registration[edit]

  • Peter C. Wind - NFA ID 0013611

Education[edit]

Wind was a graduate of the University of Kansas where he received a Bachelor of Science in Finance, and he was also a graduate of the executive program at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Business.

Resources[edit]

References[edit]

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