Bryan Seegers, Senior Vice President of EFX Trading Resigns from Jefferies

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.

Bryan Seegers

Bryan Seegers, Senior Vice President of EFX Trading Resigns from Jefferies

July 17, 2019

Bryan SeegersAs per the recent announcement made by USA-based multinational investment banking giant and financial service provider Jefferies Group LLC, Bryan Seegers – Senior Vice President of eFX trading division is resigning from the firm. While the statement lacked any information on his new venture it mentioned that he will continue working in eFX space. The statement also lacked details on the exact date at which his tenure with the firm comes to end. However, Seegers has already updated his LinkedIn profile on his resignation from the firm which states that his tenure at the firm ends this month. He has been serving as Senior VP of the firm’s eFX trading division since he took up the role back when he joined the firm in June 2017.

In his role as SVP-EFX, he oversaw Algorithm execution and liquidity management along with the firm’s global eFX division operations. Bryan is an industry veteran with nearly thirteen years of experience in the forex industry having started his career as an FX trader. Post a short stint as a summer analyst in FX sales and trading division of NY based Bear Stearns, he began his full-fledged career in Forex industry as an FX trading Associate with Ikon Global Markets. He later moved to Alpari LLC, a NY based international trade consultant where he served as Manager of Retail trading desk and was promoted to the role of Principal Chief Dealer. As Chief Dealer, Bryan was responsible for managing the firm’s FX trading desk which included activities ranging from flow, execution, risk management and development & implementation of hedging strategies. 

Bryan also served Abu Dhabi based investment and financial service provider ADSS as a Director and Global head of their eFX business operations and was mostly in charge of overseeing eFX pricing and Execution offerings of the firm’s servers in New York, London, and Tokyo. Jefferies hasn’t made any announcement on who will be replacing Seegers in his role as SVP or who will act as temporary SVP until a new executive is hired by the firm as of yet. It should be noted that Jefferies is currently focusing on expanding its business activities and increasing market share in Asian market very aggressively and is currently on hiring spree to ramp up its business expansion venture and product offerings mostly focused on luring highly experienced executives from rival brokerages and financial service providers. 

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