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Brain Leaves BarCap

Simon Brain has left his role as global head of market data business management at Barclays Capital, a spokesperson confirms. Brain, who is also chair of the Information Providers User Group, declines to comment at press time. He joined Barclays in 2003 as head of market data, commercial, from IT services company Pegasus Data Services, where he was business development director (IMD, Sept. 1, 2003).

Alcantara Named to Lead Reuters’ Service

Reuters has named John Alcantara, m