Brussels, Belgium, May 20, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Fortis Global Solutions, an internationally recognized commodity futures and brokerage trading firm with global access to most diverse marketplaces, announced today the appointment of Mr. Gabriel Wadley as the new Managing Director for global foreign exchange products. With nearly two decades of trading experience particularly in the global foreign exchange market, Wadley is given full responsibility in managing the firm’s global foreign exchange business area.
Wadley will be assigned in London office and he will directly report to Mr. Rupert Kendall, the Global Managing Director for Foreign Exchange and Interest Rate Products.
“As we continue our mission of global expansion and diversifying our commodity brokerage business, we have collectively agreed that our foreign exchange head will be based in London, the so called hub of the global foreign exchange market,” said Rupert Kendall. “Our foreign exchange business continues to be our highest growing business line during non-US hours and we consider Mr. Wadley’s extensive experience and knowledge of the foreign exchange market as a remarkable addition to our team of experts who work hard to fully execute our global growth strategy. We look forward to take advantage of his expertise and relationships to develop our listed products as well as continue to enhance our new over-the-counter foreign exchange products and services to meet the investment demands and needs of our clients as well as their needs for risk management. In addition, having Mr. Wadley in the managerial position for our global foreign exchange products highlights the firm’s commitment to global expansion of our presence as well as global growth and position in the industry.”
Prior to joining Fortis Global Solutions, Gabriel Wadley has recently worked as the Head of Product Management for a commodity Brokerage Service in London, a leading local provider of foreign exchange settlement services. He has also had an extensive 10 year career with one of the brokerage services in United States, where he acquired substantial global foreign exchange online trading experience. As head of the product management, he held positions of increasing accountability in product management, prime brokerage, marketing and sales. Wadley has completed his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from East London Technical College.