COBALT Appoints Anoushka Rayner as Global Head of Sales

Karthik Subramanian

Karthik Subramanian has been a professional trader and fund manager over the last 18 years. He is basically a software developer who made the transition to financial domain around 18 years back as the attractiveness of the financial markets proved too much for him. He lives in Chennai in India along with his wife and son. He began his career as a software developer in 1999 and then gradually moved into the financial industry as he began trading stocks in his pastime. He then moved into the financial markets full time and then shifted his focus to the FX markets due to the liquid nature of these markets. Since then, he has been trading FX diligently and his favourite pair are the EURUSD and EURJPY. Over the last couple of years, he has found blockchain to be of high interest and considering his background in software and finance, he has since assembled a team of highly talented developers who have since worked on a variety of projects like crypto exchanges and blockchain architecturing. Now, he balances his time between trading and commenting on both the FX and crypto markets. He has worked with many publications including FX Street and Finance Magnates, which has helped him gain experience and also recognition across the industry. He loves to write and this passion has helped him to reach out across the FX and crypto industry. Right now, he works on his pet projects in the FX and crypto industry and spends his time writing and managing his blockchain team and helping it to reach higher.

Anoushka Rayner, COBALT Global Head of Sales and Business Development

COBALT Appoints Anoushka Rayner as Global Head of Sales and Business Development

November 2, 2018

CobaltPost-trade service provider, COBALT has announced the appointment of FX specialist Anoushka Rayner as Global Head of Sales and Business Development. Rayner will be responsible for managing Cobalt’s commercial relationship and scaling up growth of the business as it readies itself for launch later this year. 

Rayner has over two decades of experience in the FX industry and joins COBALT from Traiana– a subsidiary of NEX where she was working as Business Manager and Global FX Sales Specialist. Prior to this, she worked with FXCMPro as Global Head of Fx Option Sales and at SmartTrade Technologies as Sales Director.

She has also worked with several big multinational financial institutes including HSBC’s FX Prop Desk, from where she started her career and later on she joined UBS. 

 Darren Coote, Managing Director of Cobalt, commented:

Darren Coote, Cobalt Managing Director
Darren Coote, Cobalt Managing Director

“We are very pleased to welcome Anoushka to our ranks as we work towards re-engineering the largest and most liquid financial market in the world. She brings a wealth of experience and contacts to Cobalt and is a key part of our plans as we prepare to launch later this year.”

Anoushka Rayner said:

“Current post-trade FX service providers and infrastructure are shackled by legacy technology and inefficient processes which are unfit for purpose. This increases costs for market participants and poses significant operational and systemic risk to the FX market.”

“I’m excited to be working for Cobalt as I believe it poses the single biggest innovation to post-trade FX in the last 15 years and looks forward to playing my part in creating a shared infrastructure which will benefit the entire market.”

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