Börse Berlin has appointed two financial market specialists to develop its sales units in France and the UK. Gilles Monat will be responsible for sales in the French-speaking countries while the English-speaking market will be the remit of Jonathan Woodward. Until recently, Monat was managing the Belgian and Luxembourg subsidiary of a leading international supplier of financial software. Woodward worked in the development of a pan-European multilateral trading facility (MTF). Monat and Woodward will be responsible for the recruitment of market participants to the Equiduct Trading market that empowers them to achieve the “best result” for their clients, in accordance with the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID).
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