Simon Winn joins EBS as Head of Sales for Asia Pacific

13 August 2014

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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Notes:

About EBS
ICAP’s award-winning EBS business is at the heart of electronic spot FX trading and remains the core source of genuine, executable spot FX liquidity and independent benchmark pricing for professional trading counterparties in all market conditions.

EBS’s platforms deliver reliable, efficient and effective access to spot FX, precious metals and NDF traders globally, in both established and emerging markets, offering optimal price discovery and execution, and support a wide range of FX trading strategies, as well as API and manual trading. For more information, go to www.ebs.com.

About ICAP

ICAP is a leading markets operator and provider of post trade risk mitigation and information services. Group companies provide services that match buyers and sellers in the wholesale markets in interest rates, credit, commodities, FX, emerging markets and equity derivatives through voice and electronic networks. Through our post trade risk and information services we help our customers manage and mitigate risks in their portfolios. For more information, go to www.icap.com.

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