TradeNext has announced the appointment of industry veteran, Larry De Souza as director, sales and trading with a key mandate to spearhead the firm’s institutional offering. Larry oversees the front office operations from a dealing and business development perspective with a special focus on developing the TradeNext Prime Institutional offering. De Souza is said to bring a diverse set of knowledge and experience to the role from the trading, sales and management perspectives.
An accomplished FX practitioner and strategist with in-depth FX and capital markets experience, De Souza has considerable expertise in electronic trading, web based (eFX) dealing systems, algorithmic trading, aggregation, white labelling and STP. Based in London and reporting directly to the CEO, he has over thirty years’ experience of working in the financial markets globally. His career highlights include senior management level trading experience with Credit Lyonnais as well as stints at Solarus Capital, Banco Itau Europa, Lloyds TSB Bank and FlexTrade UK. Most recently De Souza was Head of Institutional Sales at ADS Securities.
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Mohsin Jameel CEO of TradeNext commented: “We are pleased that Larry has joined us, his skills and knowledge will certainly strengthen our management team. Larry’s vast experience across the buy and sell side will be valuable as we head into a period of sustained growth for the business. He has exceptional client facing skills at the highest level with the professional trading community. Additionally, he has a strong track record in attracting new customers and seizing opportunities to grow existing and new client business.”
Larry De Souza said about his new appointment: “TradeNext is an exciting firm with a number of unique elements globally that position the brand as a niche player with real clout. I am looking forward to meeting the challenge of delivering some ambitious objectives for the firm over the next few years.”