New GAIN Capital appointments include: Gordon Smith, Vice President, Systems Development. Mr. Smith is responsible for the management of all architecture, design and implementation services for the firm’s margin-based FX trading platform. He brings two decades of information systems expertise to the GAIN team, including 10 years consulting on systems design, project management and implementation for financial services firms including The New York Stock Exchange, Merrill, Lynch & Co., and Telerate, Inc.;Koren Reyes, Director of Business Development. Ms. Reyes is responsible for all strategic partnerships and joint ventures. Bringing 10 years of corporate banking and trading experience, she joins GAIN from Royal Bank of Canada; David Leaver, Senior Trader. Mr. Leaver joins GAIN with nine years of FX trading experience, most recently as an Assistant Vice President, Global Capital Markets at BankBoston.
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