FXDD Managing Director Bob Slade leaves the company for Citibank after 11 years – Exclusive

  One of the FX industry’s most prominent figures, Bob Slade, has left his position at FXDD as Managing Director after almost 11 years with the company at its head office in New York. FinanceFeeds has learned through independent sources that Mr. Slade has been appointed by Citi in New York and has now commenced his […]

 

One of the FX industry’s most prominent figures, Bob Slade, has left his position at FXDD as Managing Director after almost 11 years with the company at its head office in New York.

FinanceFeeds has learned through independent sources that Mr. Slade has been appointed by Citi in New York and has now commenced his tenure at the global financial institution in a relationship management capacity at VP level within the Citi Commercial Bank division of the business dealing with corporations up to $50 million in annual sales.

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Bob Slade hangs up his jacket for the last time after 11 years as MD at FXDD. Copyright Andrew Saks-McLeod

Mr. Slade is renowned among the veterans of the global FX industry, having spent 32 years in senior executive positions within various large institutions.

Joining FXDD in 2005, Mr. Slade began his tenure at the firm as Managing Director of Institutional Sales, a post that he would hold for almost 11 years.

Prior to joining FXDD, Mr. Slade spent 3 years at KeyBank where he was VP of Corporate FX Sales, a position that he assumed in 2002 after a year at American Express as Sales Manager.

Mr. Slade spent 11 years at Swiss interdealer broker Tradition as a broker in the international money markets from 1987 until 1998, after 5 years at ICAP’s Garvin Guy Butler division, where he started his career in 1982.

Educated at Ohio University, Mr. Slade has an alma mater in Marketing Management, having graduated in 1979.

Featured photograph: Bob Slade with FinanceFeeds executive Noam Stiekema catch up in usual charismatic style over a coffee in New York in October this year. Copyright Andrew Saks-McLeod

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