Tradefeedr Secures Dr Michal Marcek to Join Its Advisory Group

Marcek has an in-depth understanding of electronic FX trading, market microstructure, algorithmic execution and more.

Tradefeedr announced that it has secured Dr Michal Marcek as a new member of its Advisory Group.

In an official press release that was shared with Finance Magnates, Dr Michal Marcek, an experienced portfolio manager and trader with expertise in creating quantamental multi-factor strategies, has been recruited by Tradefeedr, an independent FX data, and analytics provider, as a new member of its Advisory Group.

Marcek brings more than fourteen years of investment experience to his new employer. Also, he has an in-depth understanding of electronic FX trading, market microstructure, algorithmic execution and transaction cost analyses, according to his LinkedIn profile.

Marcek’s Vocational Record

Prior to this announcement, Marcek served PIMCO‘s Global Fixed Income Desk since 2010. Most recently, he spent the last nine years in the post of Portfolio Manager. During this time, the company made him a member of the Global Fixed Income unit, covering global rates and currency strategies. Also, he was the lead portfolio manager on a $100+ billion currency hedge overlay platform. Earlier on, he held the post of Portfolio Associate for a couple of years on the European FX desk. He supported FX traders and served as a point of contact for all matters related to FX trading operations.

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Before PIMCO, Allianz Global Investors recruited Marcek in 2006 for an Internship. His success in the role led to his progression to the role of Associate. He was responsible for fund analysis and reporting that included performance attribution of fixed income portfolios among other duties. After completing two years in the assignment, he received further advancement to Junior Account Manager. Here, he serviced actively managed fixed income portfolios, acting as the main contact for German institutional clients and more.

In-Depth Understanding of the FX Market

“As Tradefeedr gains traction amongst the foreign exchange community, it is critical that we continue to accrue expert industry knowledge which provides a solid basis on which to deliver our solution. We are delighted to have the rich industry expertise and depth of understanding of the FX market that Michal brings. We welcome him to the advisory group,” Seth Johnson, Chair of Tradefeedr, stated.

“Tradefeedr’s exciting and unique proposition has solved for a deep pain point in the market, delivering on a real need in foreign exchange to trade using correct and standardised data, allowing faster and more accurate flows, better decision making and better relationships. I look forward to engaging with them and the market as the business creates a powerful network effect, as more and more users join the ecosystem,” Dr Marcek remarked.

Earlier this year, Tradefeedr launched its FX data analytics platform at least 15 leading sell-side and 20 major buy-side firms. It has said to have another 20 in the pipeline.

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