NEW YORK--()--Alpari (US), LLC (“Alpari”), a global provider of online foreign exchange (“FX”) and futures trading services, today announces the appointment of Paul Thomas to the company’s institutional division QuantumFX. In the role of Senior Vice President of Institutional Sales, Paul will be responsible for overseeing Alpari’s new institutional initiatives in voice execution, which are being developed to enhance the client trading experience with a wider range of execution services and greater flexibility.
“Enabling voice execution is a natural extension of the QuantumFX business. We believe it will bring an ease and confidence to trading that can only be achieved by incorporating a human element.”
Paul will apply his experience in institutional FX sales and trading to strategically manage voice execution operations for QuantumFX. Jermaine Harmon, CEO of Alpari (US), explains, “Enabling voice execution is a natural extension of the QuantumFX business. We believe it will bring an ease and confidence to trading that can only be achieved by incorporating a human element.”
Paul has over 16 years of market experience with a career background from top-tier banks such as Citigroup and BNP. There he was responsible for increasing demand and driving the institutional FX sales and trading desk business models forward. He is experienced in developing and pricing foreign exchange options and has a proven track record of generating new business revenues.
Paul comments on joining the company, “Alpari offers a unique opportunity in the ever-changing institutional FX space. With industry leading liquidity and cutting-edge technology, alongside a customized hybrid approach to sales and trading, we are poised to satisfy the demand for Alpha generation and make a significant impact through voice execution.”
About Alpari (US)
Alpari (US), LLC was established in 2006. The company is headquartered on Wall Street, in the financial district of New York City. The company is dually registered by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) as a Futures Commission Merchant and a Retail Foreign Exchange Dealer, and has been a member of the National Futures Association (“NFA”) since 2007, NFA Member ID: 0379678. Alpari (US) is an independent entity within the association of Alpari companies.
With a history dating back to 1998, the Alpari companies are among the world’s fastest growing providers of online forex trading services. They have offices in cities in over 20 countries, including London, New York, Shanghai (Representative Office), Dubai, Moscow, Mumbai, and Frankfurt.
QuantumFX is an institutional offering powered by the Alpari companies, which includes entities of Alpari (UK) Limited and Alpari (US), LLC. QuantumFX is available to Eligible Contract Participants as defined in Section 1a(12) of the U.S. Commodity Exchange Act.
Trading foreign exchange, commodity futures, options, and other on-exchange and over-the-counter products carries a high level of risk and client losses can exceed deposits. These products may not be suitable for all investors. For more information about the forex industry and the regulatory protections offered to those who trade within it, please visit the CFTC, NFA, and FSA websites at http://www.cftc.gov, http://www.nfa.futures.org, and http://www.fsa.gov.uk.