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Michael Farthing joins UBS

First Published 13th February 2018

UBS has snagged a top trading technologist in a bid to boost its cash and electronic trading capabilities.

Michael Farthing, a Credit Suisse alum, has been brought on board by the firm. Based out of London, he has joined the firm as a managing director and will be focusing on electronic and algorithmic trading technology. Farthing, a veteran with 31 years of experience, spent the past two decades at Credit Suisse. He started his career in 1987 - joining J. P. Morgan after a year as a consultant but shifted to Barclays' investment bank in 1996, where he worked as a development database administrator in the firm's equities IT department. In 1998, he joined Credit Suisse.