Robles Joins BestEx Research
Posted by Colin Lambert. Last updated: November 8, 2021
Hector Robles has been named as managing director of business development at BestEx Research.
His brief is to expand the firm’s futures business, he will report to founder and CEO Hitesh Mittal as part of what the firm says is an aggressive expansion in the futures market.
“Hector is arriving at a pivotal time in our growth,” says Mittal, “We are confident that his deep knowledge of the complexities of algorithmic futures execution and his diverse experiences in senior roles at institutions large and small will help drive our expansion across markets and deliver our best-in-class solutions to a broader audience.”
Robles brings over 15 years of electronic trading and transaction cost analysis (TCA) expertise and joins BestEx Research from RCM-X, where he headed distribution of its algorithmic and quantitative trading products. Earlier, he was responsible for the distribution of UBS’s algorithmic execution strategies in futures, FX, and fixed income across the Americas and served as global head of electronic trading for futures at Mizuho Securities. In addition, he has held senior sales and product roles at Quantitative Brokers.