FX electronic communication network (ECN) Fastmatch Inc has appointed Mark O’Neill as Director of Sales for Europe.
Mr. O’Neill, a very senior FX industry figure with over 30 years of experience who is known colloquially as Elvis among many executives as well as friends and acquaintances, joins Fastmatch from FIXI Plc, where he spent two years as Head of FX for Europe.
Prior to joining FIXI in 2013, Mr O’Neill spent two years in Institutional Sales at Alpari UK, a position which he assumed following a year as Head of FX Sales and Training at ADM Investor Services.
Five years ago, Mr. O’Neill was Head of FX Sales at Sucden Financial, having been appointed by the British institional liquidity provider in 2010 after 14 years as Vice President of Prudential Bache.
At the beginning of the 1990s, Mr. O’Neill was a senior FX trader at Credit Lyonnais for five years, preceded by a five year tenure at Billiton Enthoven Metals, where he traded FX from 1985 to 1990.
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