The new prime-of-prime brokerage that launched earlier today, Stater Global Markets, has announced that the company has already on-boarded its senior executives. The firm is joined by industry veteran David Barrett as Chief Information Officer, Kris Gower as Realtionship Manager and Wei Xu as Operations Manager.
As earlier reported this morning by Finance Magnates, the company is headed by Ramy Soliman as Chief Executive Officer, with the prime-of-prime brokerage aiming to fit into a growing market for such services.
David Barrett has been in the financial markets industry since 1982 and has over 30 years of experience in FX. Over his career he worked at companies such as Chemical Bank, Nat West and AIG with his most recent position being as Director at GEM FX.
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Kris Gower joins from Citi, where he previously worked with the CEO Ramy Soliman in the FX Prime Brokerage and Margin Trading department at Citi. In his last position at the London unit of the bank he was working at the firm’s Prime Brokerage unit and was involved in covering hedge fund clients. He will be serving at Stater Global Markets as Relationship Manager.
Another former employee of Integral also joins the company with Wei Xu being appointed as Operations Manager. Back at Integral he worked as Technical Account Manager and worked with the CEO of Stater Global Markets who was Vice President, EMEA Sales for the global FX technology company.
Wei has over 9 years of experience in IT systems for the FX market, having also been employed by Gold-i. He speaks fluent English and Mandarin and has an in-depth understanding of the opportunities on the Asian market, as he was Gold-i’s Asia Business Development Executive.
Commenting on the appointments, the CEO of Stater Global Markets Ramy Soliman said, “I am delighted to be launching Stater Global Markets with such a high calibre team. Between us, we have a wealth of experience gained from a range of perspectives at highly respected organisations.”