SolidFX is securing a new senior hire, bringing in veteran Patrick Fleur to serve as its new Chief Executive. Mr. Fleur is no stranger to the FX industry, having worked in the segment for over two decades. He will step into the new role on March 5, 2018 citing an FX Week report.
The FX industry continues to see a shuffle of leading personnel in 2018. The latest move includes Mr. Fleur shifting focus to Dutch ECN, Solid FX. In the new role, he will work as SolidFX’s Chief Executive in Amsterdam. In this capacity he will be leading a team of over twenty FX professionals, helping grow the group’s institutional FX base.
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The hire of Mr. Fleur will help enable SolidFX’s agenda, looking to broaden its capabilities in Europe. Headquartered in Amsterdam and founded back in 2009, the group has grown in recent years, which will now look to solidify its stance in the institutional FX space in Europe.
Mr. Fleur joins SolidFX after a lengthy career in the FX industry. Most recently, he worked at PGGM Investments for over ten years as a Manager of the venue’s Trading and Execution. During his tenure he focused specifically on SolidFX’s trading and execution desk, while being a member of PGGM’s the Allocation Committee and World Opportunity Portfolio.
In parallel, he has also recently served as a member of the ECB FX Contact Group since 2013. This also includes other memberships, such as being a part of FICC Markets’ Standards Board, BIS Practitioners Group, FX Market Practitioners Panel, and ACI FX Committee.
Prior to PGGM, Mr. Fleur also worked as a Director of Lehman Brothers in 2007. This period was proceeded by multiple FX-oriented or trading roles at APG, ABP Investments, and ABN AMRO Bank as an FX Trader and Senior FX Dealer, according information made public on his Linkedin profile.