JohnHolmes

Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Holmes serves as Chief Operating Officer of Cowen. Previously, Mr. Holmes was Chief Administrative Officer after serving as the Head of Technology and Operations following the merger between Cowen and Ramius. Mr. Holmes joined Ramius LLC in June 2006 as Global Head of Operations.

Prior to Ramius, Mr. Holmes was Global Head of the Equity Product Team at Bank of America Securities. Mr. Holmes has also held senior operations management positions at Deutsche Bank, Credit Lyonnais and Kidder Peabody. His experience includes treasury, foreign exchange, equity, fixed income & derivative operations.

Mr. Holmes is NASD licensed as a General Securities Representative, General Securities Principal and a Financial & Operations Principal.