Former FXDD Director of Sales for Turkey Gokhan Yuzbasioglu joins Matador Prime as Director of Institutional Sales

As the next stage Gokhan Yuzbasioglu’s twenty year career at senior level in the FX industry, Matador Prime has appointed him Director of Institutional Sales, where he will make the move from his native Turkey to New York City. Mr. Yuzbasioglu began his career in 1995 in Istanbul as Managing Partner at Danismanlik, which was […]

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As the next stage Gokhan Yuzbasioglu’s twenty year career at senior level in the FX industry, Matador Prime has appointed him Director of Institutional Sales, where he will make the move from his native Turkey to New York City.

Mr. Yuzbasioglu began his career in 1995 in Istanbul as Managing Partner at Danismanlik, which was among the first high volume FX trading firms in Turkey.

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International executive: Gokhan Yuzbasioglu

Four years later, Mr. Yuzbasioglu moved to Privilege in Geneva, Switzerland, where he was a shareholder and was responsible for business development.

In keeping with is international career history, Mr. Yuzbasioglu then moved to Mexico City, where he was Director of Business Development at Grupo Argentis SA, opening new offices across Mexico, and in other regions in Latin America including Venezuela, Argentina, Chile and Brazil.

Returning to Istanbul in November 2008, Mr. Yuzbasioglu was appointed Head of FX and CEO of ODL Securities’ Turkish operations, before joining BForex in 2009 as Country Director for Turkey.

Four years at FXDD ensued, with Mr. Yuzbasioglu being appointed Director of Sales for Turkey in 2012 in New York.

In August 2015, Mr. Yuzbasioglu joined IKON Finance Ltd in London, where he was Head of Global Sales, a position which he left this month to join Matador Prime, signaling a return to the Big Apple to be based at Matador Prime’s offices in the Trump Building at 40 Wall Street.

Educated at Istanbul University, Mr. Yuzbasioglu graduated in 1994 with a Batchelor’s degree in Economics.

Photograph: Downtown Manhattan, home of Matador Prime. Copyright Andrew Saks-McLeod

 

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