Sucden hires UBS FX exec Kirsty Gillies to head eFX Sales


International derivatives and FX broker Sucden Financial has announced that it has appointed Kirsty Gillies as Global Head of eFX Sales, to further enhance its presence across worldwide FX markets.

Kirsty Gillies basically replaces in the role Michael Davies, who recently moved to FCA regulated Prime of Prime brokerage Stater Global Markets. Sucden has lost a few key members of it’s FX team lately beyond Michael Davies, such as Ayhan Gurcuoglu and Michael Bleys.

Gillies joins Sucden Financial after spending eight years at UBS, where she held the position of Executive Director. She was responsible for running its eFX sales team in London, having begun her career at Barclays Capital. Gillies has a wealth of experience in electronic distribution for FX, rates and credit across a broad range of clients including banks, brokers, hedge funds, real money and corporates on a global scale.

Reporting to Co-Heads of eFX Peter Brooks and Wayne Roworth at Sucden Financial in London, Gillies will be responsible for elevating its sales strategy in order to generate new business and solidify Sucden Financial’s presence across worldwide markets.

Peter Brooks, Co-Head of eFX commented:

We welcome Kirsty to this new role within the team. With over a decade of experience she has a deep understanding of the extremely competitive FX landscape and market trends. She is well-regarded in the industry and alongside the team in London and Hong Kong, will use her broad experience to further expand the business.

Kirsty Gillies

Kirsty Gillies

Gillies said:

I am delighted to join the team at Sucden Financial, a well-established and highly regarded participant within the FX industry. I look forward to further strengthening the firm’s position on a global level and using my skills and experience to advance the sales strategy for the eFX division.

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