Goldman FX Man Moves to Crypto Side

B2C2, a cryptocurrency market maker, has announced the appointment of Phillip Gillespie as CEO of B2C2 Japan.  Effective January 29, Gillespie will lead the company’s operations in Tokyo. 

He joins from Goldman Sachs where he oversaw the FX G10 business for EMEA as part of the systematic market making team. Previously, he was an FX voice and systematic trader at Barclays and JP Morgan.

“I am very pleased to welcome Phillip as CEO of B2C2 Japan,” says Max Boonen, B2C2 founder. “His expertise in the FX market will be a great asset as we ramp up our business in Japan and the Asia Pacific region more broadly. Having a trader of Phillip’s calibre in Tokyo will greatly enhance our ability to provide clients around the world with seamless execution.”

Gillespie adds, “I am excited to join B2C2 to lead the company’s Japan business. Max and his team have built one of the largest and most successful cryptocurrency operations in just two years. I look forward to building on B2C2’s success and extending its capabilities in APAC.” 

Julie Ros
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