GSR Appoints Former JPMorgan Executive as Head of Trading

Cryptocurrency trading company GSR said in a press release on Wednesday that Andreas Koukorinis, a former executive at JPMorgan, will take over as head of trading.

We are thrilled to announce the addition of Andreas Koukorinis as Global Head of Trading.He brings a wealth of experience to GSR, having most recently served as Global Head of Credit and FICC ETF eTrading at JP Morgan.@Jakob_GSR shared “His track record and credentials speak…

— GSR (@GSR_io) January 31, 2024

Koukorinis will oversee GSR’s trading platform and strategy to better serve the firm’s clientele, which includes token issuers, institutional investors, family offices, and top trading venues.

Koukorinis was in charge of Global Algorithmic Credit Trading at JP Morgan. This included algorithmic trading in ETFs for Fixed Income, systematic market creation, and portfolio trading for corporates and emerging markets.

He has worked at Deutsche Bank and Fortress Investment Group in addition to founding and managing Stratagem Technologies, a machine learning and analytics startup for sports betting.

As a member of the GSR leadership team, Koukorinis will collaborate closely with Chief Technology Officer John MacDonald, Co-Founder and President Rich Rosenblum, and Chief Executive Officer Jakob Palmstierna to further the company’s goal of strengthening its position in the world’s digital asset markets.

Apart from optimizing GSR’s trading and execution procedures, Koukorinis will investigate methods to enhance the company’s execution capacities throughout the range of digital assets, as per the company.

Koukorinis stated, “As digital assets continue to grow as an asset class and the industry matures, I am delighted to be joining the GSR team and look forward to helping advance the firm’s existing trading strategies while ensuring the best possible outcomes on behalf of our clients.”

Palmstierna added, “We are thrilled to welcome Andreas to GSR and know he is the perfect addition to our team. He shares our vision for the company, commitment to continuous improvements, and excitement for the digital asset space.”

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2024-01-31 23:16