FXall, an electronic foreign exchange (FX) platform, has opened an office in Mumbai, India, expanding its growing presence in Asia-Pacific and globally. Giles Castelino, as director – sales, and Jaison D’souza, as relationship manager, will staff the office.
Castelino will report to Jonathan Woodward, head of FXall Asia. Castelino previously headed the corporate and institutional FX sales desk at Indusind Bank, and prior to that was responsible for derivative advisory, risk management, trade finance and portfolio management services sales and marketing for Mecklai Financial, one of India’s leading FX and interest rate risk management consultancies.
D’souza brings a broad base of front- and back- office skills from his experience at JP Morgan where he managed customer relationships in the Indian financial markets within the FX client valuations group and at Lehman Brothers (which became Nomura) on the fixed income desk.
“Mumbai is a strategic location to begin our growth in this region,” said Jonathan Woodward. “FXall’s expanded presence will help us partner more closely with Indian banks, forging deep relationships and strategic execution partnerships to further expand our offering. In time, we plan to significantly expand our client base and provider network within this market to increase our geographical footprint in India.”
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