Montréal Exchange (MX), a derivatives bourse located in Montreal, that trades futures contracts and options on equities, indices, currencies, ETFs, energy and interest rates today announced the appointment of Luc Fortin as Managing Director, Derivatives Trading, effective June 27, 2016.
Mr. Fortin will be responsible for developing and deploying strategies to grow the derivatives business. He will also focus on the efficient delivery of new products and solutions to enhance the overall MX client experience and oversee the day-to-day operation of the derivatives market.
Mr. Fortin brings over 25 years of capital markets experience to MX, with a specialty in leading client-facing teams in fixed income and derivatives. Most recently, he served as Managing Director, Canadian Head of the Institutional Client Group at HSBC Bank Canada. In this role, Mr. Fortin led HSBC’s institutional client-facing businesses in rates and credit, derivatives, foreign exchange and money markets across Canada. Prior to that, he held senior leadership positions at TD Bank and TD Securities.
“MX is proud to bring Luc Fortin, a proven, respected leader in the Canadian fixed income and derivatives industry to our leadership team,” said Alain Miquelon, President and CEO, Montréal Exchange and Group Head of Derivatives, TMX Group. “MX continues to work closely with our stakeholders to grow the use of derivatives in this country and to enhance the appeal of our markets to investors in Canada and around the world. I look forward to working with Luc, who brings to MX deep industry expertise and a crucial client perspective that will help shape our future direction.”
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