EBS, the world’s leading FX trading platform, announced today that it has appointed Nichola Hunter Global Head of Product Management, responsible for defining and executing EBS’s product strategy and for directing the product development process. EBS also announced that John Schoen has been appointed Global Head of EBS Spot Platform and Market Risk, a new role reporting to Nichola, in which he will lead EBS’s efforts to ensure the continuous delivery of the most reliable source of genuine liquidity to the market.
Gil Mandelzis, CEO for EBS, said: “EBS is going to innovate and lead the market by delivering products that meet the changing needs of our customers. Nichola’s experience and technical depth make her the obvious choice to lead this task. John’s insights into the evolution of the FX markets are also going to be invaluable. With their experience, deep knowledge and passion, I am confident that Nichola and John will lead the company’s products in a collaborative fashion with the industry into exciting existing and new opportunities.”
Nichola has been with ICAP for eight years and is a longstanding member of the executive team. In her most recent role as Global Head of Client Services and Liquidity Management she was responsible for client support, market monitoring, control and the technical deployment teams for the EBS and BrokerTec platforms.
Prior to joining ICAP, Nichola held various positions at EBS Dealing Resources, and was a Vice President in the Global Transaction Services division of ABN Amro Bank based in the Netherlands. Nichola holds a Master’s degree in Politics and International Relations from the University of Aberdeen.
John has been with EBS for ten years. In his previous role as Regional Product Manager - EMEA, John worked with customer advisory groups, regulators and central bank representatives focusing on the evolution of FX markets and impacts on market ecology.
Prior to joining EBS, John held roles as Global Product Manager at EBS Dealing Resources, and Vice President in the Global Foreign Exchange Division of Barclays While with Barclays Capital, John represented Barclays Bank PLC on the Board of Directors of EBS. John holds an MBA from London Business School and a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame.