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Paul Ainsworth joins LMAX Group to lead institutional sales for Americas

Paul AinsworthLondon, New York, 8 July 2021 – LMAX Group (or “the Company”), the leading independent operator of institutional execution venues for FX and crypto currency trading, has appointed Paul Ainsworth to the newly created position of Head of Institutional Sales for Americas. Paul will report to Patrick Bartle, Managing Director for Americas at LMAX Group and will be based in New York.

Paul joins LMAX Group from Spotex and brings a wealth of institutional sales knowledge and experience to the position, having grown and managed global institutional sales teams at businesses including Euronext FX, UBS and Barclays. As part of his new role, Paul will drive the growth of the institutional business across LMAX Group.

Commenting on the appointment, Patrick Bartle, Managing Director for Americas at LMAX Group, said:

“Paul is a capital markets veteran and brings with him an extensive track record of success throughout his career. Paul’s appointment will propel us on towards our next phase of growth with the vision to become the pre-eminent global exchange for FX and crypto currency trading.”

Paul Ainsworth added: “I am delighted to be joining LMAX Group at an exciting time as the company continues to grow at a rapid pace across all business lines. I look forward to playing a key role in driving the US institutional business forward and increasing our market share in the region.”

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