Finance Magnates has learned that Sam Horowitz has joined CMC Markets Connect as Head of FX Distribution and Liquidity Management. Before joining the institutional team, Horowitz advised CMC Markets on their wholesale expansion.
During his 30-year career in financial services, he has built and managed trading businesses at Rabobank, UBS Asset Management, Louis Capital FX, Lloyds Bank and Marex Spectron, before joining BBVA to lead Global Markets eFX Trading. During his tenure at BBVA, Horowitz worked as Head of Automated Trading and Risk, and as Vice President of e-FX Trading.
At UBS Global Asset Management, he worked as Senior Currency Trader, and during his tenure at Lloyds Banking Group, he worked as Director of eFX Algorithmic Trading. At UBS, Horowitz also had a three-year tenure in the Portfolio Implementation department, while in Rabobank, he worked as Trader at eFX and EMFX Spot.
“His wealth of knowledge across multi-asset markets with a specialist focus on FX makes him perfectly placed to join the team at such a time of explosive growth with the deployment of CMC Connect’s FX spot product,” Victoria Paling, Head of Institutional and Corporate Marketing at CMC Markets Connect, told Finance Magnates.
Susanne Chishti Appointment
CMC Markets announced early this month that Susanne Chishti, an industry veteran with more than two decades of experience in the corporate sector, has joined the Board of the company as a Non-Executive Director.
Chishti has worked with several well-known companies in her extensive career. She previously worked with financial services giants like Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley and Lloyds.
“Susanne is currently Chief Executive Officer of FINTECH Circle and is also a non-Executive Director of Crown Agents Bank Limited, JLG Group PLC, and LenderWize Limited. Previously, Susanne has held non-executive roles at Supply Me Capital PLC, SafeCharge International Group Limited and Kompli Global Limited. Susanne has also held various roles with Lloyd’s Banking Group, Morgan Stanley Investment Management and Accenture,” the company noted.