Jefferies & Citadel exec joins crypto firm SFOX as Head of Execution Services
SFOX, an independent crypto prime broker, providing global liquidity and best price execution from a single account, has appointed Shawn Egger as Head of Execution Services.
In this role, Egger will be responsible for globally expanding the distribution of SFOX's execution and liquidity services and managing the firm's institutional client-facing business in digital assets for liquidity, trade execution and prime services.
Egger joins SFOX from Jefferies, where he was the Senior Vice President of FX Sales Trader and previously held the position of Head of FX Sales at Euronext, the largest stock exchange in Europe, and Head of FX Market Making Sales at Citadel, one of the world's largest alternative asset managers and market makers.
"Anyone who is anybody, irrespective if you are an individual trader or the largest investment bank in the world, we are all witnesses to one of the most disruptive movements in the 21st century," says Egger. "I am humbled to join a team that is forward-thinking and in pure growth mode for the foreseeable future. SFOX's technology is proven, proprietary & superior with regards to execution quality, which aligns with my expertise and passion for efficiency."
With the addition of Shawn Egger, SFOX plans to aggressively expand their market reach that's trusted by over 200,000 users; and includes brokerages, banks, funds and managers. SFOX today is the only US crypto prime broker to provide custody, smart routing execution and advanced algorithmic orders, and offer access to the largest exchanges, banks, OTC and dark pool liquidity venues, from a single, centrally funded account.
"Shawn's collective experience over the years in the electronic FX marketplace along with his rich relationships are key to accelerating the SFOX growth over the next few years," says Daniel Kim, Head of Revenue. "Shawn has a proven track record of building businesses to maturity and credibility that is well-suited for the crypto industry. His deep expertise in global finance, execution, and strategy will help ensure SFOX delivers the products that institutional clients require."