The breadth and range of the RBS Electronic Markets team has been further strengthened by the appointment of Adrian Brown, Channel Development Manager of FXmicropay, UK. Brown will be responsible for the strategic direction and development of a value adding and commercially viable sales and integration channel for FXmicropay.
Brown was previously Legal Counsel at RBS and was responsible for working with the quant trading desk in terms of relationships with third party analysts, researchers and technology providers. Brown will report to Ron Karpovich, Global Head of FXmicropay, Electronic Markets.
FXmicropay assists companies with the challenge of instantly pricing goods and services in the local currency of the customers whilst driving a new revenue stream for the company. Ideal for businesses receiving multiple, small-value payments from a variety of countries, including online retailers and payment organisations, FXmicropay links online retail sales systems directly into the RBS foreign exchange systems. There's no minimum transaction size, the service is available 24/7 and over 100 currency pairs are supported.
RBS has also attracted key talent to its FXmicropay division with the appointment of Jody Perla, Vice President of FXmicropay, US and Virginia Yu as Vice President, Asia Pacific.
Jody Perla will be responsible for further enhancing RBS’s relationship with its clients in terms of FXmicropay and working with product and sales partners as well as the investment bank in ensuring
delivery of the bank’s strong product platform to its clients. Ms. Perla will be reporting to Matthew Thomas, Head of US Sales.
Virginia Yu has been appointed as Vice President of FXmicropay, Asia Pacific. She was previously Senior Solutions Consultant at Misys International Financial Systems Ltd. Ms. Yu has over 15 years experience, primarily covering major financial and technology institutions across the region. Ms.Yu will be reporting to Jamie Salamon, Managing Director - Head of Electronic Markets Asia Pacific.
Commenting on these appointments, Ron Karpovich, Global Head of FXmicropay, Electronic Markets, said “Enhancing our Electronic Markets business is a key strategic focus for us. We have demonstrated our commitment by investing in these three excellent new appointments. They bring substantial experience in the Electronic Markets space across Asia Pacific, US and UK.”
India Infoline Research Team / 15:28, Mar 13, 2015
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