Profile - Lewis: Opportunity Knocks


Russell Lewis is transforming GFInet into a hybrid voice and electronic broker. By Kirk Kjeldsen

"I'm a build guy," says Russell Lewis, chief information officer for GFInet. Build is exactly what he's doing, transforming the firm from a voice brokerage to a hybrid voice and electronic broker. His top priority: this quarter's rollout of GFInet's online trading platform, which will include IFR ForexWatch content and recently acquired Fenics' FX option analytics.

The transformation has three points

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