Gerstein Global Futures Appoints New Foreign Exchange Sales and Marketing Head

Gerstein Global Futures, a brokerage commodity futures trading firm with a decade of robust trading experience, has appointed Mr. Alexander Jacobson as the new Forex Sales and Marketing Manager to man its global operation of foreign exchange trading services.

Frankfurt, Germany, April 29, 2011 --( Along with the appointment of Mr. Jacobson, Gerstein Global Futures also launched its Foreign Exchange trading functionality, in addition to its multi-asset, friendly and web-based trading platform’s functionalities.

Mr. Jacobson, who has more than two decades of trading experience in the industry, has joined Gerstein Global Futures as Account Analyst in 2001. Prior to joining Gerstein Global Futures, he has established his brokerage profession as independent Commodity Trading Advisor for clients opting alternative investments as their investment strategies. He has been an Advisor for more than a decade. Recently, Mr. Jacobson was assigned as the firm’s Managing Director of Local Foreign Exchange sales and liquidity. He has given full responsibility of overseeing the introduction of Foreign Exchange products to the firm’s local and international active and current clients.

“Although I have been in Gerstein Global Futures for many years, I am still very excited with the new assignment given to me as the new head of Global Foreign Exchange Sales and Marketing Services as I have given the task of expanding the firm’s foreign exchange business and global existence,” said Jacobson. “Gerstein Global Futures trading services enable investors to trade multi assets using one trading platform. With my expertise in currency trading, I hope I can help the firm in its mission of expanding its existing expertise in the equity markets to the Foreign Exchange markets.”

“In behalf of the entire management of Gerstein Global Futures, we are pleased to have Mr. Alexander Jacobson to lead our global operation of foreign exchange trading services,” said Mr. Karl Cullen, the CEO of Gerstein Global Futures. “With the leadership of Mr. Jacobson, together with the launching of a new foreign exchange trading functionality, as an additional to our current proprietary foreign exchange trading platform’s functionalities, we envision to satisfying the trading needs and requirements of our clients to at least basic exposure to foreign exchange trading, generally by introducing other asset classes. With the firm’s additional functionality, foreign exchange traders and end users can now have the capability to auto hedge initiated by time execution or entrance with any of the prime brokers or liquidity providers.”

Gerstein Global Futures
Luca Weber