April 12, 2022 - Global multi-asset execution, clearing and liquidity provider, Sucden Financial, has hired Michael Bell as a coffee broker to help further expand its soft commodities services.

Bell brings extensive market experience, with previous senior positions at several banks and brokers and as a former LIFFE coffee and cocoa grader. Previous roles include nineteen years with Société Genéralé in London as a director and broker in its soft commodities team, ABN Amro, specialising in coffee and cocoa, and Merrill, covering various commodity markets.

Mark Cooper, Co-Head of Soft Commodities at Sucden Financial, commented, “I’m thrilled Mickey has joined us. I have known him for many years; he is highly respected and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. He will focus on increasing our coffee futures and options brokerage business here in London, complementing our existing team.”

Kirsty Gilles, Head of Futures and Soft Commodities, Sucden Financial, also commented, “Mickey’s appointment underlines our continued commitment to soft commodities and the level of experience and expertise our clients require.”

Sucden Financial is a leading international derivatives broker providing access to a broad range of markets, including exchange and OTC traded products, as well as equities, foreign exchange and bullion. Sucden Financial offers comprehensive execution and clearing services for all key futures and options contracts on European and US exchanges, alongside expert hedging and risk-management assistance and facilitation for softs and agricultural commodities. This is a core area of expertise for the firm, having been the company's foundation in 1973 as part of Sucden, one of the world’s leading soft commodity trading groups.

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