EBS appoints Paul Allmark as Global Head of e-Commerce Solutions

19 May 2014

London and New York, 19 May 2014 – EBS, ICAP's market-leading electronic FX business, announces today that it has appointed Paul Allmark as Global Head of e-Commerce Solutions. Paul will join the EBS Executive Management team and report to CEO, Gil Mandelzis. 

As Head of e-Commerce Solutions, Paul will be responsible for growing EBS’s liquidity distribution including its white label and aggregation services.

Paul joins EBS following 10 years at Thomson Reuters, first as Global Head of Electronic Trading, where he led the drive towards e-commerce solutions and built both the Reuters electronic trading business and the Reuters aggregation service. He then moved to become Head of Marketplaces for Europe, with responsibility for revenues across trading platforms and information products in Europe. Paul’s tenure at Thomson Reuters followed six years at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson where, among other projects, he was responsible for the launch of Piranha, the first public-internet-delivered single-bank FX trading platform in 1998.

Commenting on the appointment, Gil Mandelzis, CEO of EBS, said: “With 15 years’ experience, Paul’s deep knowledge of both FX and electronic trading is going to be crucial in ensuring EBS provides its customers worldwide with innovative and world class e-commerce solutions. We are delighted Paul is joining EBS at this exciting time and helping to take the business to the next level.’’

Paul Allmark, Global Head of e-Commerce Solutions at EBS, said: “Momentum is building in EBS with the launch of cost-effective end-to-end solutions and products, such as EBS Direct, that create real value for customers. I’m looking forward to leading the development of an e-commerce offering that will enable our customers to remain highly competitive, as EBS itself grows as a multi-product business.”

Paul will join EBS on 19 May and will be based in London.

 

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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, please go to www.icap.com.

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