TP ICAP appoints Darren Hayes as CEO of Energy & Commodities Americas

TP ICAP appoints Darren Hayes as CEO of Energy & Commodities Americas

21 Mar 2022

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TP ICAP Group, a leading provider of market infrastructure, today announces that it has appointed Darren Hayes as CEO of its Energy & Commodities business in the Americas.

Based in Houston, Texas, Darren will step into to the role after more than six years as Managing Director of North American Energy at TP ICAP. He brings vast experience in the energy trading landscape with over 26 years in the market, previously holding roles at OTCGH, NYMEX, NUON Energy Trade and Wholesale, and Coastal Energy Trading.

Starting in the new role from [insert date], Darren’s appointment comes at a crucial time for the business. Following the launch of its energy broking business in Brazil in February, TP ICAP is looking to further leverage its ESG expertise to clients across the Americas, as well as a continued focus across Liquified Natural Gas, Natural Gas Liquids and traditional gas, power and crude markets.

Andrew Polydor, Head of Global Markets, TP ICAP said: “I am excited to welcome Darren to his new role and see him further utilise his market expertise as our US Energy & Commodities Business goes from strength to strength. With our recent expansion across the region, Darren will play a key role in executing our strategy and affirm our position as a market leader in all phases of energy and commodity transactions.”

Darren Hayes, CEO, Energy & Commodities Americas, TP ICAP said: “Over the last six years I have witnessed first-hand the skills and experience we have on offer in our US business. There is a wealth of opportunity open to us in both traditional and less mature markets and I am looking forward to working with our teams to capitalise on these, like we have already done in the power, gas, crude, refined products and renewable space in Latin America.


About TP ICAP Group plc

TP ICAP Group plc is a leading global markets infrastructure and data solutions provider.  The Group operates a portfolio of separate and competing brands to deliver intermediary services, contextual insights and intelligence, trade execution, pre- and post-trade services, and data-led solutions. We are formed of four business divisions:

  • Global Broking: the largest Interdealer Broker in the world operating under the ICAP and Tullett Prebon brands servicing clients in Rates, FX, Credit and Equities. We match buyers and sellers, facilitate price discovery, liquidity, execution and risk management.
  • Energy & Commodities: the world’s leading OTC energy and commodities broker operating under the ICAP, PVM and Tullett Prebon brands. Active in all major commodities markets including oil, gas, power, renewables, ferrous metals, base metals, precious metals and soft commodities. 
  • Agency Execution: serving the buy side operating under the Liquidnet and COEX Partners brands. We provide trading services for a broad range of asset classes, serving a sophisticated client base of asset managers, asset owners and hedge funds.
  • Parameta Solutions: formed of two businesses - Data & Analytics (D&A) and Post Trade Solutions.  D&A is the world leader in providing of scarce, neutral OTC data.  Consequently, it is well placed to offer unbiased data products and solutions that facilitate trading, enhance transparency, reduce risk, improve operational efficiency and a broad range of risk management solutions.  Post Trade Solutions provides pure electronic services focused on resetting, compression and repo.


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