Key hires for RBS electronic markets business

The Royal Bank of Scotland plc (RBS) announced several key appointments within its electronic markets business.


Adrian Brown has been appointed as channel development manager of FXmicropay, UK.


Brown will be responsible for the strategic direction and development of commercially viable sales and integration channel for FXmicropay.


Brown was previously legal counsel at RBS and was responsible for working with the quant trading desk in terms of relationships with third party analysts, researchers and technology providers.


Brown will report to Ron Karpovich, global head of FXmicropay, electronic markets.


FXmicropay assists companies with the challenge of instantly pricing goods and services in the local currency of the customers whilst driving a new revenue stream for the company.


Ideal for businesses receiving multiple, small-value payments from a variety of countries, including online retailers and payment organizations, FXmicropay links online retail sales systems directly into the RBS foreign exchange systems.


RBS has also appointed Jody Perla as vice-president of FXmicropay, US and Virginia Yu as vice-president, Asia-Pacific. 


Perla will be responsible for further enhancing RBS’ relationship with its clients in terms of FXmicropay and working with product and sales partners as well as the investment bank in ensuring delivery of the bank’s strong product platform to its clients. She will be reporting to Matthew Thomas, head of US sales.


Yu has been appointed as vice-president of FXmicropay, Asia-Pacific. She was previously senior solutions consultant at Misys International Financial Systems Ltd.


Yu has over 15 years of experience, primarily covering major financial and technology institutions across the region. She will be reporting to Jamie Salamon, managing director - head of electronic markets, Asia-Pacific.




20 Oct 2010


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