Patrick Fleur, a foreign exchange (forex) industry veteran, is no longer the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Solid FX, Finance Magnates has learned.
The move was made public via Fleur’s LinkedIn account, which states that he left the Dutch firm in July of this year. Specifically, his profile states that he is “retired, looking for a new challenge in trading, foreign exchange or investments”.
Fleur originally joined the company back in March of 2018 as the CEO, as . Solid FX is headquartered near Amsterdam. In 2009, it was founded by brothers Diego and José Baptista.
In addition to his leading role at the ECN firm, Fleur is also the co-founder and owner of TaXapi, a platform which will “disrupt the housing valuation market in the Netherlands”.
On his LinkedIn profile, Fleur states: “I am a seasoned and versatile market professional with in excess of two decades of diverse experience in financial markets.
“I have extensive experience of both the sell-side and the buy-side – I operated both as a spot and forward FX market-maker and as a proprietary risk-taker on the sell-side, and have managed cross-asset trading operations on the buy-side at Holland’s two largest pension funds/asset managers.”
Patrick Fleur’s career before Solid FX
According to his LinkedIn, Fleur started his career back in 1994 when he joined ABN AMRO as a forex dealer and trader. Here he worked for more than six years until he left in October of 2000.
During his career, Fleur has worked at a number of organisations, such as Lehman Brothers where he was a Director of FX, a Senior Dealer at APG and more. He has also been a member of multiple panels and boards.
Namely, he was a member of the Market Practitioners Panel for FX, member of the FMSB Board to define and sustain good practice, member of the ECB FX Contact Group and more.