He joins from CornerStone Capital Partners, where he was a portfolio manager.
Wilmer, who will be based in Toronto, will manage all sales and support staff in Newedge’s offices in Toronto, Montreal and Calgary. He will report to John Fay, head of Americas region in New York.
Wilmer previously worked at BMO Capital Markets/Bank of Montreal,where he was a managing director of financial products. There, he integrated several businesses into an equity derivative trading unit. He was also a director of options trading and co-head of the interest rate derivative trading desk.