Nonbank FX market maker XTX Markets announces Eric Swanson as U.S. CEO

XTX Markets today named Eric Swanson as Chief Executive Officer of XTX Markets (Americas) effective June, 1st 2017.

Eric Swanson, new CEO of XTX Markets (Americas)

Mr. Swanson is a securities industry veteran, most recently serving as the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Bats Global Markets, Inc. since 2008.

Prior to joining Bats, Mr. Swanson served for more than a decade in various roles at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including as Assistant Director with responsibility for oversight of exchange and broker trading systems.

Zar Amrolia, Co-CEO at XTX Markets commented:

XTX Markets is already a leading player in the European equity, global commodity and FX markets. Eric is an industry stalwart who brings a wealth of experience in securities trading, regulation and market structure policy in the U.S. Alex Gerko and I are delighted to have Eric join XTX and help us launch and operate our U.S. business.

Mr. Swanson commented:

Under the leadership of Co-CEOs Alex and Zar, XTX has quickly emerged as a trading powerhouse in Europe. I look forward to working with them both and the rest of the innovative XTX team as XTX continues to build out its capabilities to provide consistent liquidity at competitive prices to U.S market participants.

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