FX Bridge Technologies, the world's leading provider of same-account FX, CFD and options trading platforms, has hired Stephen Best as CEO.
Over the past 10 years, Best has focused on the implementation of complex electronic trading initiatives at large financial institutions. He joined FX Bridge from State Street Global Markets, where he was Senior Managing Director, Global Head of Electronic Trading & Distribution. In this role, Stephen was responsible for FX algorithmic trading and electronic sales. Previously, Stephen was Managing Director, Global Head of eCommerce Strategy for JPMorgan's Global Currencies & Commodities Group. During his 20 year career in financial markets, Best has held derivative trading and sales roles at RBC, UBS and Deutsche Bank.
"I am excited about joining FX Bridge Technologies," said Best, "and I anticipate significant growth over the next year as the company continues to gain traction with broker-dealers and traders."
"Stephen came to our attention because of his strong execution skills, his proven ability to lead top performing teams and his expansive vision of the future of FX," said Joe Cunningham, President of FX Bridge. "FX Bridge has grown rapidly in the last 12 months. The appointment of a new CEO with his particular skill set will ensure that FX Bridge delivers the best possible service to its worldwide clients."