July 07, 2011

TradingScreen, a provider of multi-broker and multi-asset class execution management systems (EMS) to the buy-side, said it hired Paolo Gilardi as Head of U.S. Foreign Exchange Sales.

Paolo will drive the firm's continued growth into the regional foreign exchange trading community, and is based at TradingScreen's New York headquarters, according to today's release.

Paolo has more than twenty years of experience as a buy-side trader. Prior to joining TradingScreen, Paolo worked in senior roles at ING Capital Markets and Credit Agricole in New York. His professional foundation was more than a decade of experience acquired in senior roles at J.P. Morgan, in that firm's New York, London, Zurich and Milan offices.

"I am here because TradingScreen is the future," said Paolo in the release. "Foreign Exchange trading is moving to the screen from the phone. That is where the future lies, and TradingScreen has helped drive that migration."

According to Philippe Buhannic, CEO of TradingScreen who commented in the release, "Paolo has a wealth of experience and insight into the foreign exchange world, acquired as a senior trader at some of the most respected firms in the industry," said Philippe Buhannic, CEO of TradingScreen. "TradingScreen has stayed a leader in foreign exchange because of the firm's deep understanding of the business, so we are very excited by what Paolo can bring to this role."

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