Oppenheimer & Co., a unit of Oppenheimer Holdings announced the appointment of Doron Barness to Head of New York Institutional Equity Sales Trading, working out of the firm's New York headquarters.

Barness joined Oppenheimer in May 2013 from Goldman Sachs as managing director and senior sales trader for a number of significant institutional client accounts.

"We expect Doron's insight, energy and experience to have a transformative influence on Oppenheimer's trading desk in this senior capacity as we seek to expand our institutional market share," said John Hellier, head of Equity Capital Markets. "He is ideally positioned to continue the evolution of our business in the face of the ever changing nature of equity trading on Wall Street."

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