Laeken International’s OTC Products and Service Solutions Intensified with New Head

Laeken International, a leading commodity futures and brokerage trading service firm which has been globally expanding its business presence within key cities worldwide, announced today that it has finally appointed Mr. Hubert Webster as the new Managing Director of the firm’s OTC Products and Services Division.

Zürich, Switzerland, July 17, 2011 --( Webster, 45, is given full responsibility in supervising Over-the-Counter pre and post trading products and services. Along with this responsibility, he is also tasked to enhance potential and immediate solutions for OTC products. Webster will be based in Frankfurt Germany and will directly report to Mr. Ronald Gunther, Global Head for OTC Products and Services Division.

“We are proud of having Hubert as an addition to our OTC solutions team. With his more than 15 years of commodity trading experience, we are confident that he can help us develop a broad set of products in the over-the-counter cash and derivatives markets. We are also expecting him to direct our global initiative of expanding our product line and other related services across our multi-asset class OTC clearing solutions,” said Gunther.

“Laeken International provides an exceptional trading platform to deliver latest and most innovative products for the promptly growing demands for OTC services across global marketplaces. I look forward to both working and helping our clients and the entire industry to achieve a common goal of enhancing OTC market trading systems,” said Webster.

“My new position is a great challenge for me. However, as far as my expertise and experience is concern, I will be doing my best to serve not only the division where I belong but to the entire global clientele we are currently serving. I am also looking forward to formulate effective solutions for our OTC products and services to give our clients an edge against other investors,” added Webster.

Prior to accepting the position at Laeken International, Hubert Webster worked as Chief Information Officer in one of the most renowned investment vehicles primarily owned by a subsidiary of the independent wealth fund of the State of Qatar. He also worked as Chief Information Officer of Fixed Income and e-Commerce for a well-known inter-dealer-broker in New York.

As one of the most diverse international commodity futures and brokerage trading service firms, Laeken International is among the best brokerages where the world comes to managing both investment and management risks. Laeken International provides the widest range of local and offshore products across all types of premier asset classes, which include futures and options, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, foreign exchange and equity indices.

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Greg Newman