XTX Markets Appoints Andrew Webber to Global Distribution Team 

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.

Andrew Webber

XTX Markets Appoints Andrew Webber to Global Distribution Team 

December 4, 2019

Andrew WebberXTX Markets, UK based market maker and forex trading service provider recently revealed in an announcement that it has added a new executive to its global distribution team.

As per the statement issued by the firm, it has hired Mr. Andrew Webber a veteran in FX Quant Analytics and Trading with more than a decade of experience under his belt. Mr. Webber’s appointment to his new role is effective immediately and he will be serving from the trading service provider’s London office.

During his twelve-year long career in the industry, Mr. Webber has served under several industry-leading firms making him a well-known figure in capital market space. Prior to taking up his new role with the global distribution team, the incoming executive served at France headquartered multinational banking service provider BNP Paribas for more than two years. 

While at BNP Paribas, Andrew served in the capacity of head of eFX Client Analytics having joined the firm back in October of 2017. Before his stint at BNP Paribas, Mr. Andrew served as a Senior Quantitative Trader at Sun Trading LLC where he stayed for nearly one and a half years. Andrew spent the bulk of his career serving as a part of Germany headquartered multinational banking service provider Deutsche bank having spent nearly 7 years with the bank.

He joined the bank back in 2009 as an Analyst for interest rate trading division and was promoted to the role of Vice President of FX quant trading in October of 2011 which he held until he parted ways with the firm in April 2016. The firm chose to hire Mr. Webber as it believes his expertise in quantitative trading makes him an ideal fit to help the firm increase its client base. 

Over the course of the last four years, the firm has seen sharp and swift growth climbing the rank among the nation’s most popular electronic market maker and having reached 12th spot based on FX turnover climbing above several industry-leading financial service providers such as J.P. Morgan Chase in the process.

The firm currently handles more than US$150 Billion in trades every day and mainly uses mathematical models developed using huge data sets to connect buyers and sellers. Commenting on Andrew’s addition to global distribution team, Mr. Jeremy Smart – Global Head of Distribution at XTX Markets said, “As the world’s largest FX Spot/Forward ad European Equities systematic internalizer liquidity provider, Andrew is the ideal fit to help us further grow our client franchise and solidify our position as leading, global cross-asset liquidity provider”.



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