Crypto market maker B2C2 hires Goldman Sachs FX executive Phillip Gillespie as Japan CEO

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Cryptocurrency liquidity provider B2C2 today announced the appointment of Phillip Gillespie as CEO of B2C2 Japan. Effective January 29th this year, Gillespie will lead the company’s operations in Tokyo.

B2C2 has already added three more experts to its advisory board just two months ago – Peter Nielsen, Ruth Wandhöfer and Phil Weisberg.

Phillip Gillespie joins from Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) 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 J.P. Morgan.

I am very pleased to welcome Phillip as CEO of B2C2 Japan. 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,” commented Max Boonen, B2C2 founder.

I am excited to join B2C2 to lead the company’s Japan business. Max and his world-class 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,” added Phillip Gillespie.

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