Lowitt joins from Barclays Wealth America where he served as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to Barclays, Lowitt spent 14 years at Lehman Brothers, latterly as CFO and prior to that, as Co-Chief Administrative Officer. Responsibilities at Lehman included Strategy, Finance, Technology and Operations. Following a transitional period, Marcus Scarlett the current CFO of Marex Spectron, will move to work within the JRJ Group on other initiatives. Ian will join Marex Spectron in July.
Commenting on the appointment Roger Nagioff, CEO of Marex Spectron, said: 'I am delighted to welcome Ian to Marex Spectron. He has an outstanding track record in the financial services industry and will be a superb addition to the team. Over the past few years, Marex Spectron has undergone a period of rapid growth and development which has included a number of transformational acquisitions and expansion in Asia and North America. As we continue our efforts to build a truly world-class firm, I am very pleased that we are able to attract best in class talent like Ian Lowitt who will help drive the next phase of our growth.
I would also like to take the opportunity to thank Marcus Scarlett for his invaluable support over the past few years and I am very pleased that he will continue to work within the JRJ Group'.