BGC Partners, the American global financial services company has appointed Liam Hudson as Head of Electronic Forex. Liam will be based out of the company’s London office and lead the broker’s electronic products globally.
Liam has over two decades of experience in the financial industry and joins BGC Partners from Bank of America, where he was Managing Director and Global Head of FX eCommerce where he worked for almost 8 years. Before joining BoA, Liam was Director of FX Algorithmic Execution at Barclays Capital for one and a half years.
He started his career in 2001 with Lehman Brothers in FXLIVE Foreign Exchange Trading Platform and was elevated to the position of Senior Vice President, Fx eTrading. He worked at Lehman Brothers until the company went bankrupt in 2008.
Going by his academic qualification, despite graduating and completing PhD in Physics, he has excelled in the financial industry with rapid career growth. According to his LinkedIn profile, he specialises in FX, E-commerce, Banking, Hedge Funds, Low Latency, Pricing, Risk Management, Quant, Arbitrage, Architecture, Real Time, Front Office, Leadership and Communication.
BGC Partners is a global brokerage firm that operates in financial and real estate markets and has headquarters both in London and New York. It offers services like trade execution, broker-dealer services, clearing, processing, information and other back-office services.