Philippe Castellan, a veteran in the foreign exchange (forex) institutional markets, has joined the London Capital Group (LCG), Finance Magnates has recently learned, taking on the role of Institutional Business Development Desk.
According to an update made to his LinkedIn profile, Castellan joined LCG in January of this year and is based in Switzerland. Finance Magnates has reached out to Castellan to find out more about his new role, but as of the time of publishing, we have not yet received a response.
Philippe Castellan’s career history
Castellan joins LCG from Saxo Bank’s operations in Switzerland, where he worked for more than six years. Most recently, he was an Associate Director of the firm. He initially joined the multi-asset broker in January of 2014 in institutional business development.
During his six-year tenure with the Danish broker, Castellan was promoted to the role of Senior Associate in October of 2014, and again in June of 2015 when he was made the Senior Manager of Institutional Business Development.
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Castellan started his career in the FX space in March of 2006 when he joined Advanced Currency Markets (ACM) as a Senior Account Executive, where he was employed for under five years.
According to his LinkedIn, his duties included: “Achieving assigned sales targets, prospecting and developing new client relationships within a defined geography from FX markets. Consulting with clients on business issues, developing innovative proposals and delivering strategic sales presentations.”
In October of 2010, Castellan moved on to work for Swissquote, where he worked in institutional forex sales for two years. Whilst here, he was responsible for the acquisition of new clients from institutional markets.
During his career, Castellan also held the title of Head of Institutional Markets at Liquid Markets/Delman SA-Delegated Management, from November 2012 until December of 2013, his LinkedIn states.