Edgewater Markets Taps James Oliver as Director of Precious Metals Sales

The former employee of EBS NEX Markets brings over 20 years of experience in OTC and derivative-based metals sales.

Edgewater Markets, an electronic trading solutions provider announced the appointment of James Oliver as Director of its Precious Metals Sales. He will be based out of the company’s office in London.

According to the official press release shared with Finance Magnates, the New York-based company aims to expand its global footprint through strategic partnerships. Oliver will be responsible for the expansion and distribution of Edgewater’s bullion transactions, as his extensive experience in the industry will help Edgewater in regional expansion along with the formation of new partnerships.

Oliver joined the company from EBS NEX Markets where he served as a precious metals specialist for more than 5 years. Additionally, he held different senior-level positions in the past related to client development and sales. He worked with CME Group as a senior direct client development and sales to deal with banks.

Commenting on his joining, Emanuel Georgouras, Head of Europe at Edgewater, said: “James is a long-standing member of the London precious metals and commodity marketplace. With his contacts, and depth of knowledge, both in the spot and derivative side of electronic metals trading, he will bring great new opportunities to Edgewater’s current bullion business lines and partnerships. I am delighted he is joining our global team.”

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In August, Edgewater announced a significant rise in metals volume. The company plans to speed up its expansion with the new hire to form new partnerships across its suite of electronic pricing technologies, operating out of LD4, NY4, TY3, and AWS.

“I am excited to be joining the Edgewater Markets team. Their proven track record in global metals trading and proprietary technology solutions provides the ideal platform for the metals community, and I look forward to further growing their already successful business,” Oliver said in a statement.

Edgewater Markets recently joined the ecosystem of oneZero to offer its liquidity services to oneZero clients. Founded in 2009, Edgewater claims to have more than 350 global institutional clients.

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