LSEG Confirms Refinitiv FX Hires
Posted by Colin Lambert. Last updated: October 14, 2021
LSEG’s Refinitiv has formally announced the hire of Sally Francis-Cole and Stephen Best to its FX business – the hires were first reported by The Full FX on August 24 and September 7.
As Head of FX sales, Francis-Cole will lead the global sales and account management teams across the LSEG capital markets FX business, while Best joins as head of FX product, leading responsibility for product strategy and management, product service, and regulatory and risk transformation.
As part of the changes, Jill Sigelbaum, who was head of FXall, will be moving into a newly created role as head of strategic development and partnerships, where she will be responsible for identifying partnership opportunities that further support the long-term growth of the FX business. All three will report to Neill Penney, group head of FX, LSEG.
Francis-Cole joined from Record Currency Management, where she was global head of sales, having joined the firm from her role as global head of FX and commodity sales at BNP Paribas. She also worked in senior FX sales roles at UBS, AIG and JP Morgan.
Best, meanwhile, joins from CME Group where he was head of FX solutions, having transitioned to the firm with EBS. He was also CEO of FX Bridge, an options trading technology provider, and held senior e-FX product roles at State Street and JP Morgan.
“As a leading provider of FX and Capital Markets solutions, LSEG is committed to making investments that drive growth for our business and greater value for our clients,” says Penney. “The experience Stephen, Sally, and Jill bring across all segments of the FX market deliver on that commitment as we progress towards the next phase in the evolution of our FX business.”