EBS expands in Asia, hires Simon Winn from 360T

Press release early this morning from EBS, the institutional Forex ECN unit of ICAP (LON:IAP).

Simon Winn joins EBS as Head of Sales for Asia Pacific

Hong Kong, London and New York, 13 August 2014 – EBS, ICAP’s market-leading electronic FX business, announces today that Simon Winn has joined as Head of Sales Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong. Simon will be responsible for driving new business in Asia Pacific across the expanding EBS product suite and for increasing EBS’s footprint in the region. He will report to Gerard Varjacques, Global Head of Sales.

Simon Winn joins EBS from 360T, where he was Head of Sales for Asia, covering a wide range of instruments and customer segments. Simon was previously Head of e-FX Sales for Asia at Commerzbank and spent ten years at Société Générale, initially in London as spot FX Chief Dealer, later moving to Asia to set up and manage the trading desks in Singapore and Hong Kong as Director of spot FX.

Gerard Varjacques, Global Head of Sales, EBS, commented: “Asia Pacific has always been a key market for us and we have seen tremendous growth over the past year in the region both in terms of volume and the number of customers joining our platforms. As we expand our reach in the region to many more customers and prepare for the roll out of new products, we are strengthening our sales capabilities. We are excited to have Simon on board to lead the strong adoption of EBS Market while building on the momentum of EBS Direct and growing take-up of our upcoming additional products.”

Simon Winn, Head of Sales for Asia Pacific, EBS, commented: “As the FX trading landscape evolves, customers are increasingly looking for reliable and trusted platforms where they can transact their business while accessing optimal liquidity. EBS has a well-established, extensive footprint in Asia Pacific and with many exciting new products in the pipeline, I look forward to further expanding our offering and supporting EBS in the next phase of its growth.”

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