TradeStation Group Announces New President

Plantation, Florida, UNITED STATES

PLANTATION, Fla., March 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TradeStation Group, Inc., parent company of TradeStation Securities, the award-winning broker-dealer and futures commission merchant, today announced that Salomon Sredni will retire as President and CEO and from the board of directors effective March 31, 2016. John Bartleman, President of TradeStation Securities, will succeed Mr. Sredni as President of TradeStation Group, Inc., and join its board of directors, effective April 1, 2016. TradeStation Group, a Monex Group company (listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, code: 8698), is the parent of the organization’s U.S.-based brokerage and trading technology businesses. Mr. Sredni is also retiring as COO of Monex Group.

“After nearly 20 years at TradeStation, I feel it’s time for me to let the next generation of passionate leaders take the company to new peaks,” said Mr. Sredni. “I am extremely grateful and proud to have played a role in helping TradeStation grow to become one of America’s largest and most successful online brokerage firms. I would like to extend my sincere thanks to our loyal and faithful customers, and especially to all of the hard-working and dedicated TradeStation employees who have made our shared success possible and my personal journey so memorable.”

John Bartleman has been with TradeStation since 1999, starting as a product manager, then succeeding to several positions, including Vice President of Product Management then President of TradeStation Securities, and Chief Growth Officer and Vice President of Brokerage Operations of TradeStation Group. He has been central to the development and growth of the award-winning TradeStation platform offering that has differentiated the company from its competitors in the active trader market.

“I look forward to working closely with the Monex senior and global management team to realize our global vision to offer the ultimate online trading products and services to serious, self-directed traders and investors around the world,” said Mr. Bartleman.

About TradeStation Group, Inc.

TradeStation Group, Inc., through its principal operating subsidiary, TradeStation Securities, Inc., offers the TradeStation analysis and trading platform to the active trader and certain institutional trader markets. The TradeStation platform offers electronic order execution and enables clients to design, test, optimize, monitor and automate their own custom EquitiesOptions, and Futures trading strategies. TradeStation Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Monex Group, Inc., one of the largest online financial services providers in Japan.

TradeStation Securities, Inc. (Member NYSE, FINRA, SIPC, NSCC, DTC, OCC & CME) is a licensed securities broker-dealer and a registered futures commission merchant (FCM), and also a member of BATS’s BZX, BYX, EDGX and EDGA Exchanges, BOX Options Exchange, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Chicago Stock Exchange, International Securities Exchange, NASDAQ OMX BX, NASDAQ OMX PHLX, NASDAQ Stock Market, NYSE Arca and NYSE Mkt. Its TradeStation Prime Services division, based in New York, seeks to provide prime brokerage services, including securities lending, to small and mid-sized hedge funds and other firms. The London-based subsidiary, TradeStation Europe Limited (FCA regulated), introduces UK and other European accounts to TradeStation Securities, Inc. The company’s technology subsidiary, TradeStation Technologies, Inc., develops and offers strategy trading software tools and subscription services, and hosts the TradingApp® Store.

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TradeStation Group, Inc.
Loren Lopez