New York, NY – September 16, 2016 -- Edgewater Markets, an industry leader in electronic foreign exchange aggregation and distribution to global institutional clients, is pleased to announce the hire of Robert Catalanello as Global Head of Sales. Based in Edgewater’s New York headquarters, Catalanello will be responsible for managing the Company’s growing sales team as well as client growth and distribution globally. He will report directly to Skovran Schreder, co-founder and CEO of Edgewater Markets.
Robert brings deep capital markets experience and unsurpassed FX knowledge having managed global sales and trading businesses at JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch and Credit Agricole where he spent 10 years as Head of Global Market Sales for the Americas. Robert graduated from the Wharton School of Business in 1993 where he earned an MBA in Finance and Statistics.
“Robert knows the FX space inside and out and has successfully built several businesses from scratch. We are very excited to have Robert accelerate and manage our client growth strategy, globally and across all segments.” said co-founder Alex Scarsini. “Robert will be part of the management team and will be involved in strategic decision planning across all business lines as they pertain to sales and client growth.”
Founded in 2009, Edgewater has developed and utilized industry-leading technology, featuring price engines and aggregation tools that enable flexible delivery of liquidity; securely and fully integrated into a client’s existing systems. Customers can choose to access Edgewater’s customizable liquidity through leading white label solutions and its proprietary ECNs.
This announcement follows a recent raft of senior hires and technology development across the globe. In March, Edgewater Markets announced a $30M growth equity investment from FTV Capital, a leading investor in innovative financial service companies, to help with Edgewater’s global growth strategy.
About Edgewater Markets
Edgewater Markets is the industry leader in electronic foreign exchange aggregation and distribution to global institutional clients. Edgewater has developed and continues to advance its price engines and aggregation tools, in addition to utilizing leading technology solutions in the market. Edgewater’s global footprint helps to ensure total access to FX markets throughout the world -- thus providing clients with optimal, efficient and low cost FX electronic execution. Headquartered in New York City, Edgewater has offices in London, Singapore, Mexico City, Los Angeles and Chicago. Learn more at www.edgewatermarkets.com.