Philippe Buhannic

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Philippe Buhannic
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Philippe Buhannic is a co-founder and former chairman and chief executive officer of the financial software firm TradingScreen Inc. [1] He is also an associate member director with the Futures Industry Association (FIA).[2] Pierre Schroeder replaced Buhannic as CEO in July of 2016.[3][4]

Buhannic co-founded TradingScreen with his brother and Joseph Ahearn in 1999. In April of 2016, he won the CEO of the Year for Innovation in Trading Solutions Award from IAIR Group, a European research institute and publishing house.[5]

In May of 2016 he was placed on leave by TradingScreen's directors over questions about his conduct, touching off a battle for control of the firm. Some board members sued Buhannic to prevent him from interfering in company operations while he was on the six-month paid leave, according to filings in Delaware Chancery Court.[6]

Background

Buhannic is a former managing director at Credit Suisse, and former head of listed derivatives, electronic trading and fixed income prime brokerage at Credit Suisse Securities. He was also once chairman and CEO at Fimat.

Education

Buhannic holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) with a specialization in international business from New York University's Stern School of Business, a Masters degree in Finance and Taxation from Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and has taught business and finance courses at both his alma maters.

References

  1. "Our Team", Philippe Buhannic. TradingScreen.
  2. FIA Elects Officers and Directors. FIA.
  3. TradingScreen Installs Pierre Schroeder as CEO. Finance Magnates.
  4. TradingScreen appoints SocGen veteran Schroeder as permanent CEO. The Trade.
  5. TradingScreen CEO Buhannic Accused of Assaulting Employee. Bloomberg.
  6. TradingScreen’s Board Puts CEO on Leave Over Conduct Questions. Bloomberg.