Finance Magnates has learned that FX industry veteran Frank Van Zegveld has stepped down from his position as Head of Sales & Business Development at Solid FX, ending a nearly five-year tenure with the Netherlands-based multi-bank ECN to pursue other interests.
Frank, who was with the company since October 2012, led the business development and distribution of the cross-border market products and services of Solid Trading and Solid FX. Mr. Van Zegveld also served as Head of Strategy and Investment at Solid Investing.
During his tenure, he was involved in attracting new clients and liquidity providers as well as exploring new business opportunities and partnerships with other institutions. In addition, Mr. Van Zegveld was responsible for all contacts with the Dutch Authority Financial Markets (AFM).
Back in 1999, he began his financial career as Head FX and Credit Controller at Securityhouse – Glastrak. He subsequently joined several financial providers, followed by a notable 8-year stint as Managing Director of Iron BV.
Mr. Van Zegveld earned his degree in financial management from HBO Nederland, and among many other qualifications he holds PhD in security management from the Hague University of Applied Sciences.
Founded in 2010, Solid FX is a privately held fintech company, specializing in automated FX trading solutions and software development for the financial sector.
Commenting on his departure, Frank Van Zegveld said in an email statement: “After 4 years in the role as head of business development & sales for Solid Trading BV, the time has come to seek for new opportunities. I am happy and proud that we’ve grown this great company. I’m grateful for the opportunities offered and thank the whole team for beautiful collaborations.”
“After a bit of gardening leave (i.e. looking after my family), I’ll start looking for another exciting role in the industry,” he concluded.