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Wedbush Futures Names Thomas Anderson Senior Vice President, PTG Services

CHICAGO, June 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wedbush Futures, a division of Wedbush Securities Inc. and a full-service futures commission merchant (FCM) providing futures execution and clearing services, today announced that Thomas P. Anderson has joined the company as SVP, Head of Proprietary Trading Group Services. In this role, Anderson will be responsible for growing Wedbush's PTG offerings across multiple asset classes, and helping existing PTG customers achieve their trading objectives.

Anderson is a respected 34-year veteran of the listed exchange derivatives industry and was previously the Chief Commercial Officer of ABN AMRO Clearing Chicago since 2007. He holds four licenses to conduct business -- Series 3, 7, 24 and 63. He serves on the CME Group's FCM Advisory Group, Chicago Police Foundation Board, and the NYSE Arca Equities, Inc. Board.

"Wedbush has an excellent reputation for client service and I'm very pleased to help further establish that reputation in the futures industry," commented Anderson on his appointment.

"Tom is a valuable addition to our team. Having him as our lead for PTG customers is another signal that we are building a strong and experienced management team. We are very delighted to have him on board," said Carl Gilmore, Co-Head of Wedbush Futures. "With his track record and wealth of industry experience, we know that he'll be a big asset for our customers."

About Wedbush Futures

Wedbush Futures is a full service Futures Commission Merchant (FCM), providing futures execution and clearing services to the world's major futures exchanges. Wedbush Futures supports a variety of clients, including non-clearing FCMs, Introducing Brokers, Professional Traders, Institutions, Commercial Hedgers, AP Users, and Individual Investors. Registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC"), Wedbush Futures is also a member of the National Futures Association ("NFA").

About Wedbush Securities

Since our founding in 1955, Wedbush has been a leader in the financial industry providing our clients with a wide range of services; including retail and institutional sales, clearing services, equity research, corporate and municipal finance, equity market making, fixed income trading, and wealth management. Headquartered in Los Angeles, with over 100 registered offices, the firm focuses on relentless service, client financial safety, continuity, and advanced technology. Wedbush Securities is the largest subsidiary of holding company WEDBUSH, Inc., which also includes affiliated firms Wedbush Asset Management, Wedbush Capital Partners, Wedbush Opportunity Partners, and Lime Brokerage LLC.

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CONTACT: Sarah Gosler 213-688-8008 publicrelations@wedbush.comSource:Wedbush Securities