As business continues to surge, we are prepared to accommodate our rapidly expanding client base by hiring industry experts and leaders in electronic trading and technology.
New York, NY (PRWEB) September 22, 2011
Alpari (US), LLC (“Alpari”), a global provider of online foreign exchange trading services, today announces the appointment of Cheryl Friedlander Turner to the QuantumFX business in the role of Vice President of Institutional Sales. QuantumFX, the institutional arm of Alpari, is a next-generation foreign exchange trading platform. Launched in January of this year, the QuantumFX business has experienced tremendous growth. The team has been expanded to meet the demand from market participants seeking competitive pricing, true anonymity, and a high-level of customer client service.
Based in Chicago, Cheryl will be in charge of managing regional relationships as well as driving new institutional trading business within the local market.
Jermaine Harmon, Senior Vice President of Alpari and Head of Institutional Sales in the America’s, comments on the new addition to his team, “As business continues to surge, we are prepared to accommodate our rapidly expanding client base by hiring industry experts and leaders in electronic trading and technology. Cheryl’s extensive market knowledge and competencies in quantitative research and technology management will be key contributions to the continued growth of our business.”
Cheryl brings to Alpari over 18 years of experience in the financial markets, during which time she has grown with and mastered the complexities of today’s technology based trading industry. Cheryl has experience developing risk controls and FX trading strategies for several trading desks. In her most recent role as Senior Trader at a leading trading firm, she created and managed the FX cash and futures desk and was the lead algorithmic trader. Cheryl was a member of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Chicago Board of Trade, Eurex, Xetra and is Series 3 and Series 7 licensed. She holds a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Economics from Indiana University.
For more information, please visit http://www.quantumfx.com.
QuantumFX is an institutional offering powered by the Alpari companies, which includes entities of Alpari (UK), Ltd. and Alpari (US), LLC. Alpari (US), LLC was established in 2006. The company is based on Wall Street, in the financial district of New York City, where it is dually registered by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) as a Futures Commission Merchant (“FCM”) and a Retail Foreign Exchange Dealer and has been a member of the National Futures Association (NFA) since 2007, Member ID: 0379678. Alpari (US) is an independent entity within the group of Alpari companies.
With a history dating back to 1998, the Alpari companies are among the world’s fastest growing providers of online foreign exchange trading services. The Alpari companies have more than 50 offices in cities in over 20 countries, including London, New York, Shanghai, Dubai, Moscow, Mumbai and Frankfurt. Combined, the companies service over 540,000 customer accounts*, generating monthly trading volumes in excess of $210 billion*, and employ over 620 people* worldwide.
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. QUANTUM FX is available only to Eligible Contract Participants (“ECPs”) as defined in Section 1a(12) of the Commodity Exchange Act. 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 and NFA websites at http://www.cftc.gov and http://www.nfa.futures.org.
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