FastMatch boosts sales team, hiring David Jones from EBS and Mark O’Neill from FIXI

FastMatch announced that David Jones has joined FastMatch as Director of Sales – Europe effective July 1st.

David will be selling FastMatch ECN, ManageMatch aggregator, AgencyFX buy side execution suite, and SafeMatch auctions to hedge funds, asset managers, brokers and proprietary trading firms.

Mr. Jones is a seasoned market professional with over 28 years of experience in the FX arena. Coming to FastMatch from EBS, where he was for 15 years, his last role for the past 2 years being a Global Account Manager responsible for the top tier banks.

Before that he was an eFX Business Manager from 2006-2012 helping develop the API business. Prior to EBS Mr. Jones was a senior FX Trader at Barclays, Bank of America and Nationsbank both in London and Chicago.

FastMatch also announces that Mark O’Neill is joining the ECN as Director of Sales – Europe, also effective July 1st. Mark’s career spans 30 years in the FX market. His last 2 years spent as Head of FX at FIXI plc responsible for the 24 hour FX and bullion team and prior to this Mr. O’Neill was at QuantumFX (the institutional arm of Alpari) for 3 years, eventually heading up the European desk.

Throughout his career he has held a variety of senior trading and sales roles at brokerages such as ADM, Sucden Financial, Prudential Bache, Credit Lyonnais Rouse and Billiton Enthoven Metals.

Both professionals will report directly to Dmitri Galinov, CEO of FastMatch. “As FastMatch ECN separates its operations from FXCM and moving to bilateral trading mode, we are lucky to have such seasoned staff on board to build a high quality operation,” said Mr. Galinov.

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