Fortex Hires Victor Hendrix as Executive Vice President, To Lead XCLOUD Division

FortexFortex Technologies, the leading institutional Fx trading solution provider that handles an average daily volume of $12 billion in currency, metals energy and CFD trades has announced the appointment of Victor Hendrix as Executive Vice-President, Global Infrastructure Sales. He will lead the company’s newest division XCLOUD.

XCLOUD is the global cloud server grid that offers liquidity-agnostic and broker-neutral trading infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) to support all trading platforms. It offers premium hosting and connectivity solutions from Equinix IBX data centres in New York NY4, Hong Kong HK3 and London LD5.

Mr Hendrix has served in Beeks Financial Cloud Group PLC (LON: BKS) as Global Director of Sales and Marketing for nearly 2 years before leaving the company in December 2017. Under his leadership, Beeks registered a strong growth in revenue that led to the successful listing of its public offering on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange. Prior to this, he was working at Brazos Fx Group as a proprietary FX trader and software project manager since 2005.

Commenting on his new role, Mr Henderix said:

“Fortex’s industry-leading technologies already include an award-winning ECN trading platform, web trading platform, and bridge order management software. Our newest opportunity is to deliver the message that XCLOUD® will offer brokers and traders alike the superior trading infrastructure and connectivity to the liquidity that they need and that our clients will have complete flexibility in their selection of Liquidity Provider(s) and bridge middleware technologies. XCLOUD® is not confined to Fortex ECN or Bridge OMX clients but rather is open to all FX participants, vendors and providers.”

Incidentally, Mr Henderix is not a forex industry veteran and before entering the Fx industry, his specialisation was Aeronautical Science and Aerospace Management. He has served as Air Traffic Control Specialist in both the U.S. Navy and the Federal Aviation Administration for 18 long years.

Daniel Chen, CEO of Fortex Technologies, commenting on the appointment said:

“Victor’s experience in FX trading, software and hardware, coupled with his proven track record of success in relationship building and revenue growth made his addition to the Fortex team an easy decision. His expertise and focus on quality brand recognition will be instrumental to the success and growth of the XCLOUD® global footprint.”