ADSS London Appoints Andrews and Steven Whittet to Lead its Institutional Sales Division - The Industry Spread

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ADSS London Appoints Andrews and Steven Whittet to Lead its Institutional Sales Division

August 17, 2018
Steven Whittet, ADSS Co-Head of Institutional Sales
Steven Whittet, ADSS Co-Head of Institutional Sales

ADSS London, the subsidiary of ADSS Abu Dhabi has been aggressively moving forward with the expansion activities of its UK unit and has done two key hires in the senior level sales position. The appointment comes soon after, ADSS London hired Ashraf Elgarf as Head of Sales Trading for the UK market last week. In this latest string of hiring, it announced the appointment of  Chris Andrews and Steven Whittet as Co-Head of Institutional Sales for its UK business and will be based out of the company’s London Office.

Mr Chris Andrews has over three decades of experience in the Futures, Forex, Equity and CDF sales trading and account management. Prior to joining ADSS London, Andrews has worked with  GKFX Financial Services and Saxo Capital Markets in various sales-led roles. Mr Andrews was responsible for the sales trading and account management side of the business operations servicing both retail and institutional clients. 

Paul Webb, Chief Executive Officer at ADSS London
Paul Webb, Chief Executive Officer at ADSS London

Mr Steven Willet, an experienced Fx and Financial markets professional, having worked across both Banks and Brokers. He has worked with GKFX Financial Services as Global Head of Institutional Sales and has helped in setting up a new Prime Broker and Trading Platform for the company. Previously he has worked with Commonwealth Bank of Australia and ICAP Securities where he held managerial roles in FX sales and at Kyte Group as Head of FX.

Commenting on the two new additions, Paul Webb, CEO at ADSS London, said:

“Over the last twelve months the Firm has made a considerable investment in our proprietary Orex technology and trading platform, the result of which is a market leading product in the institutional and B2B space. Steve and Chris have a strong track record of growing a business, and their significant experience combined with the Orex product is a further clear sign of ADSS ambitions to continue expanding its business model.”

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