Digital Vega Hires New Executives to Bolster Global Expansion Efforts

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.

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Digital Vega Hires New Executives to Bolster Global Expansion Efforts

October 12, 2019

Digital Vega, the UK based operator of forex options e-trading platform Medusa recently revealed in an announcement that it has hired three new executives to serve in senior management and leadership roles.

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Simon Nursey

According to an update from the firm which was revealed through the post on their official LinkedIn page, the decision to hire new executives was made as part of the firm’s ongoing product development and global expansion strategy. The incoming executives and their respective roles at the firm are – Simon Nursey – Head of APAC, Asa Attwell – Head of Product Development and Laura Winkler – Relationship manager for EMEA region. However, this is not the first time the firm has brought in new executives to bolster its business operations as it had previously hired Simon Benny Lewis and Romain Camus to serve in roles of Head of Interdealer Solutions and Head of Exotic options back in February this year. 

Simon Nursey who takes on the role of head of business operations for APAC region is currently serving as an Adjunct Lecturer for National University of Singapore and is also Co-founder of non-profit organisation CORA Network which aims to create a secure inter-dealer crypto OTC market network by bringing together top crypto OTC dealers into a single large, secure and more liquid market community.

Before founding Cora Network he served as Standard Chartered Bank’s Head of FXO Trading for Asian market region and as Global Head of Currency Options Trading in BNP Paribas. Asa who takes on the role of Head of Product Development had previously served as Head of EMEA EM & FX in Nomura and Head of G10 FX & G10 Options trading in BNP Paribas and as Quantitative Developer at Deutsche Bank. 

Laura, the incoming relationship manager had previously served as a relationship manager at Luxoft Financial Services, Currenex and Thomson Reuters primarily handling clients from the European market region.

Speaking about the appointment of new executives at the firm, Mark Suter, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Digital Vega commented, “With over 40 years combined FX Options experience, Simon and Asa have unrivalled market knowledge. Their extensive list of contacts, combined with Laura’s comprehensive FX relationships in Europe will help to drive our future growth.

Based in Singapore, Simon will head up our business development in APAC, as we leverage market growth in the region. Asa is responsible for delivering our new FX Options Central Limit Order Book and will also focus on our Market Data services. Laura will manage client relationships in EMEA”. 


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