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eSpeed Loses Bookbinder

Stephen Bookbinder has left his position as senior managing director and head of sales at trading system vendor eSpeed after joining it in 2004 from Bloomberg. According to a company statement, he left "following a mutual decision." Bookbinder moved to eSpeed last year after spending 14 years as director of sales for Bloomberg Tradebook (IMD, July 26, 2004). eSpeed COO Paul Saltzman is overseeing sales in the interim.

Barra's Backshall Joins CMA

Tim Backshall last month