IS Prime Revamps Institutional Sales Team with Two New Hires

FCA-regulated prime brokerage and execution venue, IS Prime has appointed Daniel Lewis and Jodie Barrett to fill executive roles in its institutional sales team.

Lewis and Barrett will join IS Prime to help the company’s sales efforts keep up with the evolving FX landscape. They are tasked with further developing the global sales of IS Prime’s rapidly growing prime of prime brokerage, as well as technology sales and client acquisition.

“IS Prime has an excellent reputation worldwide and an impressive track record as a market-leading Prime of Prime. This is a great opportunity for me and a natural next step in my career. My broad range of experience in the brokerage industry gives me the market knowledge and relationships to help IS Prime continue to drive its business forward,” Lewis commented on his appointment.

Prior to IS Prime, Lewis has spent a short stint as relationship manager at ATFX UK, a position he held for nine months. Additionally, his career encompasses two years as a Corporate Trader at Firma Foreign Exchange.

Meanwhile, Barrett joins from technology specialist, Pirum, which provides services to the securities finance industry. Moreover, Barrett had a brief stint at MarketAxess, an operator of electronic trading platform for fixed-income securities.

“I am excited to have joined such a dynamic, fast-growing firm and to be playing a role in their continued growth by selling IS Prime’s customisable liquidity, technology and risk services,” added Barrett.

IS Prime, part of the ISAM Capital Markets Group, is a prime of prime business owned by the London-based hedge fund, International Standard Asset Management. The group offers liquidity aggregation, prime of prime, agency execution and non-fx liquidity. It has recently expanded its cooperation with a number of technology partners, including most recently with FDC’s Condor FX Pro trading platform.

Introducing the new hires, Paul Jackson, Sales Director at IS Prime said: “Over the last financial year, as reported when we released our results, IS Prime virtually doubled its turnover in Europe and saw major growth in Asia and the Middle East. Since then, we have continued to expand across all regions. We have invested in growing our sales team in order to facilitate the increased demand for our services and to maximise opportunities for further growth.”

“Daniel and Jodie both have a proven track record in forging strong client relationships, and we are delighted to welcome them to the IS Prime team,” he concluded.

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