ITG, an independent broker and financial technology provider, has appointed Thomas Shpetner as global chief compliance officer, effective April 12. He will report to Angélique DeSanto, ITG managing director and general counsel.

Shpetner joins ITG from RBC Capital Markets, where he oversaw compliance for the firm’s commercial banking business and also served as head of U.S. equities compliance. Prior to joining RBC in 2011, he held various positions managing regulatory audits and inquiries at Goldman Sachs, Barclays Capital, and Lehman Brothers. Earlier in his career, Shpetner served as an equities compliance officer at Bloomberg Tradebook and a Branch Chief at the Securities and Exchange Commission.