Rob Fleschler '87 Will Lead Hotspot FXi's Global Sales

Rob Fleschler '87 Will Lead Hotspot FXi's Global Sales

September 10, 2003

September 10, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - Rob Fleschler, a 1987 graduate of DePauw University, has joined Hotspot FXi as global head of sales. In this role, Fleschler will be responsible for driving all of Hotspot FXi's sales operations. He comes Mandarin Capital Technologies, a firm he co-founded and served as its chief operating officer. A company news release notes that "Fleschler holds a B.A. from DePauw University with further concentration in international studies at Nanzan University in Nagoya, Japan."

"As Hotspot FXi continues to expand its client base and geographic coverage, it is crucial that we attract people who are among the best in the industry," says John H. Eley, CEO of Hotspot FXi. "Rob has a successful track record in FX sales that few could emulate. We're pleased to have him join the team."

Hotspot FXi is the first and only liquid bank-to-client and client-to-client spot foreign exchange Electronic Communications Network (ECN). The platform is the first marketplace that allows institutional investors at major hedge funds, Commodity Trading Advisors, asset managers, other financial institutions and corporations to trade currencies directly with banks and one another, and input live bids and offers on an instantaneous and anonymous matching platform.

"As an ECN, Hotspot FXi has the best business model and technology that I've seen in the market," Fleschler, who says. "Electronic trading has made great strides in the foreign exchange industry over the last couple of years. I'm excited to join a leader in the field."

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