Pan-European alternate operator Euronext has employed a 12-year gross sales director at Barclays to steer US gross sales for its FX buying and selling enterprise, The TRADE can reveal.
Clinton Norton has been appointed head of US gross sales at Euronext FX, and can be part of the alternate group in November this 12 months.
Norton has spent nearly all of his profession working at main funding banks as a dealer and in senior gross sales positions.
He’s set to depart Barclays the place he has most just lately spent over 12 years as a director of FX gross sales for the establishment’s cross-asset digital buying and selling platform, generally known as BARX.
Previous to Barclays, Norton labored at HSBC as a vp of e-FX gross sales, and greater than seven years earlier than that as director of relationship administration of FXall at Thomson Reuters, now generally known as Refinitiv. He started his profession as an FX dealer at Credit score Suisse the place he sat on the FX ahead buying and selling desk, FX orders desk and FX spot buying and selling desk.
“We’re excited to have Clinton becoming a member of the Euronext FX staff because the US head of gross sales, complementing the sturdy groups we presently have in New York, London and Singapore,” stated Kevin Wolf, CEO of Euronext FX. “Clinton’s impression will certainly be felt given his a few years of expertise at high tier international banks, specializing in hedge funds that commerce FX throughout a number of merchandise.”
The Euronext FX division was established in 2019 after Euronext acquired digital communications community (ECN) for FX buying and selling, FastMatch, two years prior for $153 million. The rebrand was aimed attracting bigger institutional shoppers by leveraging Euronext’s community and title.