New Head of Relationship Management, the Americas

1 September 2015

CLS, the leading provider of settlement services for the global foreign exchange (FX) market, today announced that Joe Ziccarelli has been appointed Head of Relationship Management, the Americas. Joe will be based in New York and report to John Hagon, Head of Global Operations and Relationship Management.

Working with the New York-based team, he will develop and lead CLS’s relationship management strategy for the region, with particular emphasis on participation expansion and deepening relationships with settlement members.

Joe brings over 20 years of experience to the role across institutional sales, marketing, operational and risk management. Most recently, Joe was Chief Operating Officer (COO) for global FX markets at Jefferies, a leading US-based, global investment bank and institutional securities firm. Prior to that, Joe held a number of senior FX roles, including COO for Global FX at Bank of America and COO for FX and Global Metals Sales and Trading at HSBC.

“Joe’s in-depth understanding and connectivity with the US FX community ideally places him to develop our relationships within the region,” said John Hagon. “I look forward to working with him as we continue to execute our strategy and bring new products and services to market.”

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