At its last meeting, the Board of Directors of AlgoTrader elected Martin Wiedmann, former Global Head FX Sales at both UBS and Credit Suisse, who brings 30 years of experience in investment banking. He replaces Luzius Meisser.
Zurich (CH) – AlgoTrader, the global institutional leader in trading infrastructure for digital and traditional assets, has announced the appointment of global financial investment expert Martin Wiedmann to the board.
Wiedmann has 30 years of international investment banking experience with major global financial institutions in Frankfurt, Luxembourg, New York and Zurich, including heading the global FX sales departments at both UBS and Credit Suisse. He holds various board positions, as well as being a member of the Standing Committee of the FX Committee of the Bank of England and of the European Economic Senate. Wiedmann will support the ongoing global expansion of AlgoTrader, especially regarding digital asset banking clients.
“Martin will be an excellent addition to our board and brings in extensive experience. He was the person who drove UBS to number one in the institutional FX space, and with his banking network he will be able to open many doors for us,“ said AlgoTrader founder and CEO Andy Flury.
New challenges and innovation have always been part of his professional career, said Wiedmann: “Digital assets have brought new opportunities for currency trading experts and AlgoTrader provides them with the best trading infrastructure. That is why I am excited to join AlgoTrader in driving a sector that I know very well and that will be fundamentally changed by blockchain technology. I look forward to being part of this change in asset trading.”
Wiedmann replaces Luzius Meisser, who is leaving the Board of Directors at his own request. Flury emphasized: “I would like to thank Luzius Meisser for his dedication and always very goal-directed cooperation in the Board of Directors over the past three years. Now we are greatly looking forward to the expertise of Martin, whom I warmly welcome to the Board on behalf of the company.”
Andy Flury, Roger Altorfer, Martin Trepp and Theo Woik remain on the Board of Directors of AlgoTrader.
AlgoTrader is the global leader in institutional trading technology for digital assets that covers the entire trade lifecycle from pre-trade risk checks to order generation, automated settlement and custody reconciliation – offering best-in-class infrastructure for financial institutions. By supporting direct market access, seamless custody and core banking integration as well as full trade lifecycle automation, the AlgoTrader platform streamlines digital assets trading. Developed by a team of trading system veterans and crypto asset experts, AlgoTrader offers integrated infrastructure solutions that meet the highest institutional needs. To learn more, visit www.algotrader.com.
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