Shift Forex, the host of the 2014 FXIC event in NYC, has just announced the appointment of Forex industry veteran Wayne Roworth, to head its Liquidity Services team and establish a London presence for the company.
Shift Forex presently operates from its New York headquarters, while also maintaining an office in New Zealand – the company will be hosting this weekend’s FXIC event in New York, which looks to attract an assortment of leading Forex personnel. The company also recently made waves with its liquidity partnership with Citadel Securities nearly one month ago.
Mr. Roworth joins Shift Forex, having accrued more than two decades in Forex experience, including stints at FxPro, CMC Markets, WestLB, among others – in his new role, he will also draw upon his experience in liquidity and risk management, as well as prime brokerage.
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According to Justin Gilmore, Co-Founder, Chief Commercial Officer of Shift Forex, in a recent statement on the appointment, “We are gratified and excited that Wayne has joined our growing Liquidity Services effort. His deep experience as a dealer and liquidity manager enables him to understand the exact needs of brokers, banks and other consumers of the wholesale liquidity services we distribute on behalf of clients.”
In addition to Forex, liquidity services represent an integral component of Shift’s comprehensive offering. “After a career as a foreign exchange trader on both the buy and sell-side, I am excited to work with Shift’s Liquidity Services team. I look forward to tapping my trading experience and Shift’s global distribution network to enhance broker liquidity and increase their dealing efficiencies,” Mr. Roworth added.