Financial technology provider Liquidity Connect has appointed Victor Hendrix, who has over two decades of experience across different industries, as the company’s chief executive officer, effective April 2019.
The appointment will help usher in a new growth strategy for Liquidity Connect, LLC, which offers low-latency hardware and infrastructure solutions that cater to different financial services providers. The Texas-based company’s customer base includes banks, liquidity providers, trade execution platforms, electronic communication networks (ECNs), broker-dealers, hedge funds, and institutional/professional trading entities.
Prior to his latest appointment, Victor served with Fortex Technologies, one of the leading ECN platforms that handles a daily volume of up to $12 billion in currency, metals, energy and CFD trades.
He resigned from Fortex barely six months after joining the company back in March 2018 where his official role was its Executive Vice President for Global Infrastructure.
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More about Hendrix’s career
During his short tenure with Fortex, he was leading its XCLOUD unit, which represents a global cloud server grid that helps support trading platforms and bridge middleware.
Hendrix joined Fortex from Beeks Financial Cloud Group PLC, having left the group back in December 2017. While at Beeks, he worked as its Global Director of Sales & Marketing for a period of nearly two years. During this period, he helped the provider of financial cloud infrastructure to extend its connectivity offering and scale to Hong Kong, linking into Equinix’s International Business Exchange (IBX) in HK1.
Overall, Hendrix is no stranger to the FX industry and has been involved in various FX related functions since 2005.
The majority of his career has been spent at Brazos FX Group as a forex trader for over twelve years, dating back to 2005. Outside the realm of FX, he has served in the US Navy as well since 1993, according to information made public on his Linkedin profile.