GPS Capital Markets Expands London Office with Simon Walker

Simon Walker, the former Executive Director of FX & Derivatives Solutions Group at BNP Paribas, has joined GPS Capital Markets.

GPS Capital Markets announced today that it has expanded its London office with the addition of Simon Walker who has been hired as an FX Consultant to expand the GPS footprint in the UK and Scandinavia.

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Simon Walker joins GPS with over 20 years of foreign exchange and business development experience. Prior to joining GPS Capital Markets, he was the Executive Director of the FX & Derivatives Solutions Group at BNP Paribas where was instrumental in developing the bank’s Mid-Cap Market offering in the UK.

I look forward to the solutions we will be able to provide to corporations’ FX needs.

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Commenting on his appointment, Walker said: “I am excited to join the GPS team and to have the opportunity to build our office here in London and throughout the rest of Europe. With the products that GPS offers their clients, and our collective experience, I look forward to the solutions we will be able to provide to corporations’ FX needs.”

US-based GPS Capital Markets provides corporate foreign exchange services which help companies manage their foreign currency risks and execute foreign currency transactions. Founded in 2002, the company has several offices throughout the US, as well as in London, England.

David Pierce, Director of GPS Capital Markets said: “We attribute the continuing rapid growth of GPS to the amazing employees we have been able to hire. The expertise that we acquire, like Simon’s is a large asset to GPS and its clients. We are excited to continue our growth in the UK and feel fortunate to have Simon to help us do so. Simon will fit in very well with our team and the culture we have established at GPS in London.”


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