Mr. Vogel has more than 20 years of experience as a senior fixed income trader, structurer and sales professional, and five years as an entrepreneur before returning to banking as Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Canaccord Genuity Asia, based in Beijing as of Jan 2011.
In chronological order he was worked four years each at Chase Manhattan-credit training and treasury, CIBC Wood Gundy-asset securitization and bond option trading, and Merrill Lynch-bond option trading and sales, respectively, two years at Deutsche Bank as head of Canadian fixed income sales, and seven years at Toronto Dominion as head of European fixed income sales. His career began in New York followed by twelve years in Toronto, seven years in London, two years in Hong Kong and four in Vancouver before moving to Beijing.
John Vogel is the Chairman and CEO of GEFCO; an Ontario solar finance company and Chairman of Toktumi; a mobile VOIP telephone solution for small businesses. Mr. Vogel is the former President of The Balloch Group Canada, which was acquired by Canaccord Genuity in Jan 2011 and former Chairman of MyNext Mortgage, a vertically integrated Canadian mortgage broker and lender.
Mr. Vogel received his BA (Honors) in Economics from Queen’s University and is a Certified Financial Analyst.