Michael Ortiz

Michael H. Ortiz

Vice President, Fixed Income Research at Morgan Stanley & Co.

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522 FIFTH AVENUE, New York City, New York, United States
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(212) 761-4000

General Information


Head of OTC and Structured Products - ED&F Man Capital Markets Limited

Vice President of Business Development - Cargill Incorporated

Head Trader - INTL Hanley


Economics degreeUniversity of Colorado


Board Member - Sierra Club

Member - Chicago Board of Trade

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Follow INTL FCStone Employee's Mount Everest Trek - INTL FCStone

Michael Ortiz is the Head Trader at INTL FCStone's commodities OTC trading division, INTL Hanley, LLC.
He wil be climbing Mount Everest during the month of April. Mike will be carrying the INTL FCStone banner high up the mountain. Please follow Mike below,or directly at the link www.aspeneverest.com. Page Content About Mike Mike Ortiz came to INTL FCStone last year when the company acquired Hanley Group. Mike built out Hanley's OTC trading capabilities which was a perfect fit with FC Stone Trading. As Head Trader, Mike diligently manages the firm's largest OTC option positions, coaches and mentors the large trading group, manages new product and business development and is a member of the parent firm's EXECO committee. Mike came to INTL FC Stone with over thirty years industry experience. Having been a CBOT floor trader and working for major institutions such as Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Cargill, Refco and the Australian Wheat Board, he was a pioneer in commodity option trading and one of the founders of the current agricultural OTC market. George Hanley and Mike Ortiz at Mt. Sopris, Colorado Mike will join the international team of Russell Brice (a company that has led climbs to Everest for 18 years.) The Discovery Channel featured Russ's company for three seasons. Everest: Season Three features the route Mike is taking and is available on Amazon: Video on Demand. Mike has climbed extensively in Colorado, Alaska, Canada, Africa and Europe. In 2003 Mike's "Cargill Climbs for Kids" Alaska Range Expedition raised money for the Betty Ford Center Children's Program. The Program treats kids between the ages of seven and twelve who live with chemically dependent parents. The Program has been a huge success and he hopes to bring awareness to the effort.

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Cargill Investor Services Appoints Michael Ortiz to Vice President of Business Development Chicago - Cargill Investor Services, Inc. (CIS) today announced the appointment of Michael S. Ortiz as vice president of business development.Mr. Ortiz comes from CIS' parent, Cargill, Incorporated where he served as a senior trader since June 2001.As vice president of business development, Mr. Ortiz will lead CIS' entire North American sales and strategic account management team.Mr. Ortiz will report directly to Chris Malo, CIS senior vice president."We are extremely pleased to have Mike joining us at CIS," said Chris Malo, CIS' senior vice president of global business development and marketing."Mike is a 24-year veteran of the industry and has held a variety of sales and marketing positions.Most recently he has been directly involved with Cargill's Risk Management Group in designing OTC commodity swaps and Cargill's customer risk management services.His extensive knowledge of the OTC market and Cargill's customer relations will be invaluable to CIS."Prior to joining Cargill, Mr. Ortiz held several executive positions in the futures industry, including first vice president of Merrill Lynch.As first vice president, Mr. Ortiz initiated and managed a futures execution operation dedicated to the world's top agricultural firms and foreign banks.Mr. Ortiz also served as a senior vice president at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter.While there, Mr. Ortiz developed and managed an institutional and futures execution desk to specifically service the world's largest hedge funds and banks.Mr. Ortiz is a past member of the Chicago Board of Trade and holds an Economics degree from the University of Colorado.

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Investment Committee & Advisors | The Sierra Club Foundation

Mike Ortiz - Head of OTC Structured Products, ED&F Man

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