FX options trading solutions provider Digital Vega has announced three appointments to its business to support ongoing product development and business expansion, with the hires of Simon Nursey, Asa Attwell and Laura Winkler.
Nursey has been appointed head of Asia and joins from Standard Chartered Bank, where he was head of FX options trading in Asia since 2012. Prior to this he was global head of currency options trading at BNP Paribas for 17 years, working in both London and Singapore.
Attwell has been named head of product development and was previously head of EMEA FX and emerging markets at Nomura. Prior to this he also worked at BNP Paribas for 16 years in a variety of FX options roles, concluding his time there as head of G10 FX trading.
Winkler meanwhile has been named EMEA relationship manager having joined from Luxoft Financial services, where she was a relationship manager. Prior to this Winkler has held relationship manager roles at Currenex and Thomson Reuters.
“With over 40 years combined FX options experience, Simon and Asa have unrivalled market knowledge,” says Mark Suter, executive chairman and co-founder of Digital Vega. “Their extensive list of contacts, combined with Laura’s comprehensive FX relationships in Europe will help to drive our future growth. Based in Singapore, Simon will head up our business development in APAC, as we leverage market growth in the region. Asa is responsible for delivering our new FX options central limit order book and will also focus on our market data services. Laura will manage client relationships in EMEA.
“By connecting to new liquidity providers and clients in Europe and Asia, enhancing our vanillas platform and launching a new exotics service, Digital Vega can build on its leading position in electronic FX options trading,” Suter adds.