Hotspot FX confirms two hires in London, where the FX matching service has just taken larger offices at 60 Lombard Street. David Allanson, former COO of Atriax, the multibank FX trading platform that closed last June, has joined as a consultant on a 90-day assignment. He will be focusing on business development opportunities, says John Eley, CEO. Since Atriax, Allanson has spent his time doing consulting work.
Meanwhile, Xavier Alexandre joins as head of European sales. He was formerly FX manager at Credit Lyonnais.