Senior industry executive Frank Van Zegweld appointed by Lucera to lead operational growth in Europe

Following his resignation from Solid FX in August this year, Senior FX industry executive commences his new position as Head of Sales & Business Development for distributed spot FX platform Lucera, in Amsterdam, Holland

In August this year, veteran FX and institutional electronic trading industry veteran Frank Van Zegweld stepped down from his position as Head of Business Development at Solid FX.

This marked the end of a five year tenure at the firm, however this week, Mr Van Zegweld embarks on his next venture, having been appointed by Lucera as Director of Sales & Business Development.

Lucera is an Amsterdam-based distributed Spot FX platform with fully managed infrastructure and software stack, operated through an intuitive web based portal.

Mr Van Zegweld, based in Amsterdam, joined Solid FX, the only multi-bank ECN in mainland Europe for the global FX industry, in October 2012, where he began his tenure at the company in the capacity of Head of Sales & Business Development.

In August 2016, Mr Van Zegweld was given the remit of running the strategy and investment operations of Solid Investing, which involved business development, sales, relationship management and distribution of Solid Investing’s FX market products and services, including attracting new clients and exploring new business opportunities, as well as investment & pricing strategies, alongside consultative responsibility for liquidity optimisation & pricing/ hedging strategies.

Almost two decades ago in 1999, Mr Zegweld began his career in the electronic trading business as Head FX and Credit Controller at Securityhouse – Glastrak. He subsequently worked at senior level within well recognized firms, including eight years as Managing Director of Iron BV in Amsterdam.

Mr. Van Zegveld earned his degree in financial management from HBO Nederland, and among many other qualifications he holds PhD in security management from the Hague University of Applied Sciences.

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