Ron Papka Joins Cürex Group as Managing Director, Data Analytics and Development

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Papka to lead Cürex Group's effort to build next generation of pre- and post-trade tools

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Ron’s experience in building impactful data analytics and market relevant products goes hand-in-hand with Cürex’s commitment to help our buy side customers achieve best execution outcomes for their FX trading activities

Cürex Group—an institutional foreign exchange execution services and data analytics company—announced today that Ron Papka has been named a Managing Director focusing on the development of data analytics and trading tools.

Mr. Papka has spent over 25 years creating analytical tools across capital markets asset classes. Most recently, as Director, Global Markets Technology for Citigroup, he was Global Head of Citi Velocity Analytics and Data Services. He has previously worked for various firms, including Barclays Capital, Lehman Brothers, and BlackRock, where he built risk solutions and trading systems software for those companies and their clients. Ron received his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Massachusetts and his Masters in computer science from Brown University.

Commenting on Mr. Papka’s hire, Jamie Singleton, Cürex Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Ron’s experience in building impactful data analytics and working with customers to help build market relevant products goes hand-in-hand with Cürex’s commitment to help our buy side customers achieve best execution outcomes for their FX trading activities. We expect Ron to lead our effort to build the next generation of pre- and post-trade tools that directly address our customers’ needs.”

Mr. Papka added, “I am thrilled to join the Cürex team. Cürex has built a solid foundation of data analysis using their unique access to executable market prices. The buy side needs more and better tools to manage risk and help them achieve better trading outcomes. Increased regulatory demands will only make the analytics we build that much more important to the buy side. I look forward to using my experience to help Cürex’s clients make better trading decisions through the use of intelligent and efficient analytics.”

About Cürex Group
Cürex Group Holdings, LLC is a foreign exchange focused execution services and data analytics provider. Our singular focus is to improve the FX experience for every buy side institution. Cürex operates an FX ECN with robust no last look liquidity and complete transparency. Our unique market and trading analytics delivers meaningful intelligence to our customers. Our FTSE Cürex FX Benchmarks provide real time measurements to assess trading results and provide valuation metrics. Our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to add unparalleled clarity to all their foreign exchange activities. Our process and approach deliver demonstrable “best execution” outcomes that are auditable and support our customers’ efforts to make better trading decisions. Cürex is headquartered in New York City and independently owned and operated.

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Cürex Group
+1 212 488 4950
media(at)curexgroup(dot)com

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