Exclusive: Currency Mountain Hires Industry Veteran Joe Conlan

Conlan, the former global head of FX sales at INTL FCStone, to head the company’s sales department.

Finance Magnates has learned that Joe Conlan is to lead the sales efforts of Currency Mountain Holdings, LLC. Conlan left his position as INTL FCStone’s former Global Head of FX Sales in late September of last year, after some eleven years within the company.

“I will be developing the Institutional market for Currency Mountain’s portfolio of products which combines world class technology, market data, Prime of Prime and liquidity capabilities to trade FX, Crypto currencies and CFDs,” Conlan told Finance Magnates.

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Seasoned veteran

The industry veteran began his career back in 1994 working in EBS Dealing Solutions’ sales team, where he spent four years. Later, his career included some of the reputable firms in the trading industry.

Ex-Global Head of FX at INTL FCStone - Joe Conlan
Ex-Global Head of FX at INTL FCStone – Joe Conlan
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He worked for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)’s Globex department. Then moved to one of the most established technology providers for foreign exchange trading, Integral, where he headed the North American Sales department.

Beyond that, he also worked at AMRosenthal as co-Head of electronic FX trading. And the long list goes on and includes such firms as Currenex and Cognotec.

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Also in 2016, he was one of the founding members of the FinPro Network which is a nonprofit Financial Industry association that helps financial professionals network and overcome career challenges.

Long history of acquisitions

Currency Mountain is a holding company that owns and operates companies within the financial services industry such as FXDD, and its broker arm; Forexware, and its FinTech company; TraderMade, their market data firm & Nukkleus Capital, their cryptocurrency offering.

As Finance Magnates reported exclusively last month, Nukkleus Capital aims to launch an OTC crypto trading desk and a cryptocurrency exchange, NukkX, in the first quarter of this year.

TraderMade, a supplier of technical analysis solutions for the FX industry, was acquired at the beginning of 2016.


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