Former FXCM senior executive Michael Higgins appointed Global Head of Sales at X Markets Trading

British systematic trading and technology company that specializes in quantitative derivatives and FX Pricing strategies X Markets Trading (XMT) has appointed Michael Higgins as Global Head of Sales & Distribution.

Mr. Higgins is a highly experienced FX industry professional, having spent ten years at FXCM Inc (NYSE:FXCM) before joining XMT.

Most recently, Mr. Higgins served as Director of Institutional FX Sales for the EMEA region at FXCMPro in London, a position he assumed in August last year.

Prior to that, a five year tenure as Vice President of Institutional FX Sales at FXCM Pro took Mr. Higgins’ career between 2005 and 2009, preceded by four years at FXCM’s Active Trader Group as a Sales Trader.

Educated at Fordham University in New York, Mr. Higgins holds a BA in Economics and Statistics, from which he graduated in 2005.

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