Jim Kharouf is stepping down as CEO of John J. Lothian & Company, Inc. at the end of the year after having assumed the role on January 1, 2017. Kharouf is leaving the company as an employee, but will continue to work with John Lothian News and John Lothian Productions as an independent contributor. He will also be exploring his own bespoke initiatives, including in the Fintech sector. Despite accomplishing much during his tenure at the company and as CEO, Kharouf is departing after philosophical differences with Executive Chairman John Lothian over the direction of the firm and management issues….
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John Lothian Moves to Executive Chairman; Kharouf Gets Equity Stake In Firm James Kharouf has been named CEO of John J. Lothian & Company, Inc., replacing company founder John Lothian. Lothian moves to the role of executive chairman of the financial markets- focused media company. Kharouf, 50, has served as editor-in-chief of John Lothian News since 2007 and president of JLN since 2010. He will assume the role of CEO on January 9, 2017. A Milwaukee native, Kharouf is a graduate of Marquette University with a degree in journalism and has been a journalist and editor for more than 25…
John J. Lothian & Company, Inc. today announces the creation of an advisory committee to provide strategic and corporate development advice to the company. The advisory committee is made up of industry veterans from a broad spectrum of experiences and disciplines, all with a markets and trading focus. Given the massive transformation taking place in the global derivatives and securities markets, from regulatory reforms to industry changes, the advisory group will help John J. Lothian & Company, Inc. identify and address the needs of the industry that will continue to help make the company a valuable information source and innovator…
John Lothian Newsletter: After Hurricane Sandy, Stock Exchanges Prepare to Open; Russia works on financial hub ambitions; A Year Later, All Eyes Still on ‘Edie’ John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter
Wet and bruised but unbroken in the hurricane’s wake, the USA’s east coast and its financial centers prepare to clean up and return to normal operation. Moscow’s financial markets, the recipient of both fascinated appraisal and ridicule from the outside, is gradually making progress on becoming a legitimate center for trade. Last year’s house of horrors MF Global is still haunting investors, and little progress has been made on finding the people responsible for moving around the money, much less the stuffed zombies.
Today John J. Lothian & Company, Inc. launched a new news service, the JLN FX blog (and forthcoming email newsletter). JLN FX provides traders, investors and other market participants with a comprehensive aggregation of news, commentary and original features about the exchange traded and related OTC currency markets.