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Cryptocurrency market-maker B2C2 appoints new Japan CEO

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B2C2, a cryptocurrency market maker, has appointed Phillip Gillespie as CEO of B2C2 Japan. Effective 29 January, Gillespie will lead the company’s operations in Tokyo. 

Phillip joins from Goldman Sachs where he oversaw the FX G10 business for EMEA as part of the systematic market making team. Previously, he was an FX voice and systematic trader at Barclays and J.P. Morgan.
“I am very pleased to welcome Phillip as CEO of B2C2 Japan. His expertise in the FX market will be a great asset as we ramp up our business in Japan and the Asia Pacific region more broadly.  Having a trader of Phillip’s calibre in Tokyo will greatly enhance our ability to provide clients around the world with seamless execution,” says Max Boonen, B2C2 founder.
“I am excited to join B2C2 to lead the company’s Japan business,” says Gillespie. “Max and his world-class team have built one of the largest and most successful cryptocurrency operations in just two years.  I look forward to building on B2C2’s success and extending its capabilities in APAC.”

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