Digital Vega, the operator of foreign exchange (forex) options e-trading platform Medusa, announced this Wednesday that it has made three senior appointments as part of its ongoing product development and global expansion strategy.
The three new appointments are Simon Nursey, who joins as the Head of Asia, Asa Attwell, who has been named as the Head of Product Development, and taking on the role of EMEA Relationship Manager is Laura Winkler.
Commenting on the new recruits, Mark Suter, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder, Digital Vega said: “With over 40 years combined FX Options experience, Simon and Asa have unrivalled market knowledge. Their extensive list of contacts, combined with Laura’s comprehensive FX relationships in Europe will help to drive our future growth.”
“Based in Singapore, Simon will head up our business development in APAC, as we leverage market growth in the region. Asa is responsible for delivering our new FX Options Central Limit Order Book and will also focus on our Market Data services. Laura will manage client relationships in EMEA.”
New additions to Digital Veg
Nursey joins the FX options trading solutions provider from Standard Chartered Bank. Here he was the Head of FX Options Trading in Asia since 2012. Before this, he was working at BNP Paribas for 17 years, with his last role being the Global Head of Currency Options trading.
Attwell was most recently at Nomura, where he was the Head of EMEA FX and Emerging Markets. Prior to this, he also spent a decent length of time at BNP Paribas – 16 years. His last job with the French bank was Head of G10 FX trading. During his tenure, he held a variety of FX options roles.
Winkler, on the other hand, joins Digital Vega from Luxoft Financial services, where she was a Relationship Manager. During her career, she has also been a Relationship Manager at Currenex, and also an FX Relationship Manager for the UK and Switzerland at Thomson Reuters.
The three appointments announced today follow on from Simon “Benny” Lewis (Head of Interdealer Solutions) and Romain Camus (Head of Exotic Options) being added to the company, which was announced back in February, as FortuneZ reported.