Philip Kim has joined LMAX Exchange as its newest Head of Institutional Sales – Asia Pacific (APAC), according to information made public on his Linkedin profile.
In his new role as the Head of Institutional Sales – APAC, Mr. Kim will be based out of Hong Kong, where he will help to reinforce the group’s sales capabilities to its institutional clientele in the APAC region.
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Mr. Kim joins LMAX Exchange from Kyonai Shoken Limited, a Hong Kong-based financial services firm he founded earlier this year. Prior to Kyonai Shoken, he also worked at FXCM for nearly a decade, dating back to 2005 – most recently he held a senior role as its Vice President in Hong Kong up until his departure in February 2015.
The company has made a number of hires as of late – last month, LMAX brought in foreign exchange (FX) sales maven Chris Warburton to serve as its institutional London-based sales executive. Mr. Warburton joined LMAX after a seven-year stint at Citigroup, having worked most recently in FX sales for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region since 2008.
LMAX Exchange is a London-based FCA-regulated multilateral trading facility for FX trading. The group provides a low latency, order-driven execution venue for a number of electronic trading venues, relegated to the FX market.