KX Adds Four in FX Sales
Posted by Colin Lambert. Last updated: May 19, 2021
KX has made four recent hires focusing on its FX solutions business, the firm says the hires are part of a broader global expansion of its sales force under the leadership of new chief revenue officer, Alan Coad.
Sharon Yuen and Chetan (CJ) Mhatre have recently joined in Singapore with a focus on extending the KX financial services business in the region. Yuen joins most recently from R3 and IHS Markit and will focus on Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia.
Following stints at Swift, Integral and Thomson Reuters, Mhatre will look to grow the business in developing markets of South Asia, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines. In addition to FX, the two will also cover KX platform sales including multi-asset surveillance and algo trading solutions.
Karl Dundon recently joined the FX sales team based in New York and will drive FX sales across North America having joined from Exegy with prior FX experience at Bloomberg and Lava FX.
Finn Jakobsen is the most recent addition and will lead FX sales in EMEA based in Copenhagen. Most recently running his own consulting business, Jakobsen worked at a number of FX fintechs following his time at Saxo Bank.
“The addition of these experienced and talented colleagues demonstrates our commitment to the FX industry,” says Rich Kiel, KX’s head of FX solutions. “They bring insights and expertise across banking, brokerage, exchanges, platform operators and asset management firms that will prove invaluable as we continue to drive the growth of our FX solutions and KX streaming analytics businesses.”