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360T Group, Deutsche Börse Group’s powerhouse for FX and independent global provider of a multi-bank, multi-asset trading platform, continuous to invest in accelerating its strong growth path by making a high-caliber addition to its Management.
Simon Jones (pictured above) has been appointed as Chief Growth Officer and will be a member of 360T’s Global Executive Board. He will be based in London and reports directly to Carlo Kölzer, Founder, and CEO of 360T Group.
Simon Jones who has a 20-year career in the FX industry was a Managing Partner at MakoFX and most recently ran the eFX consultancy firm PierrepointFX, focused on helping banks, brokers and funds optimize their eFX solutions. Prior to that, he worked for 16 years at Citigroup in New York and London, last as Head of FX and Liquidity Electronic Trading. Jones’ role at Citigroup involved leading the global efforts for Electronic Market Making, Algorithmic Execution and Aggregation across FX and local markets.
Carlo Kölzer, CEO 360T Group, said:
We are very excited to welcome Simon joining us as a new member of 360T’s Global Executive Board. He will take responsibility for further accelerating our global growth. His hiring is to be seen in the context of 360T’s and Deutsche Börse Group’s strong investments in developing and offering a new and unique ecosystem for the FX market. This is a truly hybrid model, where exchange trading, FX OTC Clearing, FX Futures as well as Rolling Spot Futures live alongside the more traditional OTC FX activity.
Simon is a great addition to our team who brings significant experience and market knowledge in order to strengthen our sales activities in a multi-dimensional market. He will focus on growing our existing business and product suite, and in addition he will drive the launch and adoption of our FX 2.0 CLOB and ECN initiative for our OTC and on-exchange trading environment.
Back in October of 2015, Deutsche Börse completed its acquisition of independent OTC Forex platform 360T.