Justin Klug Appointed as President of Capitolis

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.

Justin Klug

Justin Klug Appointed as President of Capitolis

August 16, 2019

ustin KlugNew York-headquartered capital markets technology service provider Capitolis made an announcement recently revealing the promotion of one of its executives on its LinkedIn page. As per the post in their page, Justin Klug who has been serving at the firm for nearly two and half years has been promoted to the role of President effective immediately. He joined the firm back in April 2017 and has been serving in the role of Chief Operating Officer until he was promoted to his new role. He has served in numerous in banking firms in high-level managerial roles over the course of his 19-year long career post graduating with a Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering from Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas, Austin. Post graduating he served as an Engineer for imaging focused firm Eastman Kodak in their New York Office. 

His career in the financial services sector started in August of 2005 when he joined multinational investment banking and financial service provider Deutsche Bank in their New York branch. He served at the firm until May 2010 but moved from New York office to London office in March 2008. After nearly 4 years and 10 months long tenure with Deutsche Bank, he moved back to New York and served as Director for Bank of America’s investment banking division Merrill Lynch for short period of thirteen months. He then spent the rest of his career as Managing Director at Credit Suisse’s New York Office for six years before joining Capitolis as its COO. Credit Suisse is popularly known as wealth builder and investment banking service provider which is based out of Switzerland with branches all across the world. 

Speaking about Justin’s promotion, Gil Mandelzis, CEO of Capitolis commented, “His contribution to Capitolis has been outstanding. He has an ability to consider and balance opportunities across our entire business, and will take on an even more important role with both the company and with clients as we invest, build, and scale”. Speaking on the same topic, Tom Glocer, Executive Chairman at the firm commented, “Gil Mandelzis, the CEO and my Co-Founder at Capitolis, has put together an outstanding leadership team that balances strong subject matter expertise in financial markets with creativity and tech skills”. Commenting on his promotion, Justin King stated, “Capitolis is at the forefront of creating truly innovative solutions for the capital markets. It has been a privilege to work alongside our clients, Gil and the entire Capitolis team to drive forward our unique collaborative model”. 

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