XTX Hires Webber

XTX Markets announced that Andrew Webber has joined the firm’s global distribution team. Based in London, Webber arrives after more than two years with BNP Paribas, where he was head of e-FX client analytics. Prior to that, he was a quantitative trader at Sun Trading and Deutsche Bank, where he covered both FX and interest […]
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Schneider Joins ROW Asset Management

ROW Asset Management has hired Andy Schneider as managing director, global head of business development. Based in New York, he will report to ROW’s Newport Beach, CA and New York City offices. Previously, Schneider was director of business development, North America, for ISAM, a London-based systematic investment manager. Between 2009 and 2016, he worked at […]
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Redline Names Wowkodaw as Global FX Head

Redline Trading Solutions has appointed Andrij Wowkodaw as global head of FX, based out of New York. “It is an exciting time to join Redline,” says Wowkodaw. “Redline is innovating in the FX space as both buy side and sell side institutions seek more complete solutions that deliver market-leading trading performance.” Prior to joining Redline, […]
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Oanda Names Trading Head, COO

Oanda has announced two appointments to its leadership team with Mark Chesterman has being named head of trading and Kurt vom Scheidt shifting to the role of chief operating officer. Chesterman will be responsible for leading Oanda’s trading team, quantitative analytics and research groups and will be based in London. A 14-year career with IG […]
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NFA Appoints OTC Derivatives Head

The board of directors of the US National Futures Association (NFA) has approved the appointment of Michael Otten as vice president, OTC Derivatives. “We are thrilled to welcome Mike to this senior position overseeing NFA’s OTC derivatives department,” says NFA’s CEO and president Thomas Sexton. “With his significant regulatory experience and extensive background, Mike will […]
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Wink to Join Tradition

Angus Wink is set to join Tradition in a London-based senior management role in early 2020. Wink will be reporting to the firm’s London co-heads, Mike Anderson and Dan Marcus. “We look forward to Angus lending Tradition his expertise in the broking industry,” says Anderson. Wink previously spent over seven years as the CEO of […]
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Itarle Aims to Boost North America Presence

Itarle, which provides multi-asset algorithmic trading and analytics services to banks and brokers, has appointed James Thorpe as the regional manager of its Chicago office to help boost its presence across North America. Thorpe joins Itarle from Clear Capital Group, a proprietary trading group in Chicago, where he served as CEO. Prior to that, Thorpe […]
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Brooker-Chaudron Joins BidFX

Isabelle Brooker-Chaudron has joined BidFX as a sales director. Based in London, she will report into Roger Lee, head of sales for the EMEA region. Brooker-Chaudron joins from SEB, where she worked in institutional FX sales since 2014. Prior to that, she worked as an institutional sales manager at ADS Securities, and spent over 17 […]
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JPM FX Trader Guilty in Price Fixing Case

Former JP Morgan FX trader Akshay Aiyer has been found guilty by a New York jury of price fixing relating to his activities in various Bloomberg chatrooms in which he colluded with other traders to manipulate markets, prices and spreads to clients, according to a report by Law360. The jury convicted Aiyer after a short […]
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Lauerman Joins Oanda

Lucian Lauerman has been appointed head of solutions for business at Oanda. Based in London, he will be responsible for the strategic growth of the firm’s corporate offering, which delivers foreign exchange technologies and services to companies. Lauerman joins from Saxo Bank, most recently serving as global head of electronic distribution following a term as […]
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