Marex Spectron Hires a New FX Team

July 30, 2013

Peter Snasdell joins from CIBC where he was executive director with responsibility for FX, FX options and precious metals. He has also worked at Newedge, RBC and BNP Paribas.

Meanwhile, Keith Mash and Paul Spillman join from Newedge. Both have significant experience in client sales and broking as well as trading and have been with Newedge since its formation: Keith was at Calyon and Paul at Fimat prior to the merger that created the firm.

All three join as senior vice-presidents, FX sales and will be based in Marex Spectron’s headquarters in London.

Peter, Keith and Paul will lead Marex Spectron’s new agency broking desk, working alongside the existing team that offers FX services to the broker’s core commodities clients.

For further information, please contact Richard Lindsay on +44(0)20 7650 4091 or

Notes to editors

Marex Spectron

Marex Spectron is one of the world’s largest privately held brokers of financial instruments in the commodities sector and a leader in enabling trade in physical energy products.

We are the conduit for clients transacting in raw materials and related derivatives. We do so efficiently, discretely and with confidence, on or off-exchange.

We provide liquidity in commodity markets that are frequently difficult for clients to access or that require specialist knowledge to navigate successfully.

We connect our clients to any of the world’s major commodity exchanges via state of the art networks. We provide a full suite of services to trading companies who need to outsource infrastructure and support operations.

We also broker financial futures and options, foreign exchange, fixed income and equity securities.

Our aim is to provide our clients with a global, integrated service that enables them to trade how they want to trade: by voice, on electronic platforms or through trading floors where possible.

Our clients are predominantly commodity producers and consumers, banks, hedge funds, asset managers, brokers, commodity trading advisors and professional traders.

We are members of the London Metal Exchange (where we are a Category 1 ring dealer), the CME Group exchanges, ICE US, NYSE Liffe, ICE Futures and Eurex.

We are over 600 market professionals, headquartered in London with offices across Europe, North America and Asia.

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