Global Market Index Limited (GMI), an online leveraged Forex trading provider, has appointed Aaron Brown to Institutional Sales eFX & CFDs this month. According to information made public on his LinkedIn, he joins the company from FXCM.
Brown has more than a decade worth of experience in the trading and forex industries. In more recent years his career has focused on institutional forex sales. In his new role, he will be based in the United Kingdom.
Most recently, Brown was the Institutional Sales/Head of IB Sales for forex, contracts for differences (CFDs) and Spread Betting at FXCM. Based in London, he worked in this position from February 2016 up until August this year. Originally, Brown joined the forex broker in April 2014 as a forex retail and IB sales executive.
Before this, Brown worked in Institutional Services at Gallant Capital Markets, a provider of forex trading technologies and services to private and institutional traders. He worked in this position from April 2013 until March 2014.
Brown worked as a Derivatives Sales Broker at Prime Markets, a specialist multi-product broker, between August 2011 to April 2013. For almost three years, he was also an LME Traders Clerk at Societe Generale, a European financial services groups. He held this position from February 2007 up until October 2009.
In 2006, Brown kick-started his career in the finance industry at the London Metal Exchange, the world centre for industrial metals trading. At the exchange, Brown worked in market operations until February 2007, before he left to join Societe Generale.
According to his LinkedIn, Brown attended Furtherwick Park School, located on Canvey Island. He attended the school from 1999 until he graduated in 2004.
GMI is a business-to-business only broker. Through its trading platforms, the firm allows institutional investors to trade forex, including G10 and exotic currencies, spot gold and silver, indices and crude oil. The broker has offices in both London and Shanghai.