NEW YORK, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FXDD, a leader in Forex trading and investor education, announced today that Robert McKeon, senior vice president of markets and liquidity, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Commodity Markets Council (CMC) – the leading trade association for commodities futures exchanges.
"It is an honor to be appointed to the CMC board of directors, an established and well-respected association that plays an essential role in the Forex and commodities markets," said McKeon. "With continued economic uncertainty, it is critical for the global economy that markets employ prudent risk management while remaining open and competitive."
"Robert is a respected industry veteran with decades of experience in global financial centers," said Charles P. Carey, chairman of the CMC board of directors. "We are excited to welcome him to the CMC board and look forward to drawing from his unique insight and experiences to help address global market and risk management issues."
Robert McKeon is senior vice president of markets and liquidity at FXDD, overseeing all market risk, banking relationships, liquidity and pricing for more than $4 billion in average daily trading volume. With more than 25 years of trading experience, McKeon has managed trading desks for some of the world's largest banks, including Bank of America, Citibank, Credit Lyonnais and Swiss Bank Corporation (SBC). Throughout his career, McKeon has traded in four major global financial markets, having worked in New York, Tokyo, Paris and London.
To learn more about the Commodity Markets Council, visit their website at www.commoditymkts.org.
FXDD (www.fxdd.com), a Foreign Exchange Dealer registered with the CFTC and a member of the National Futures Association, is headquartered in New York City's 7 World Trade Center. FXDD is a leader in online Forex trading and education, dedicated to providing superior customer service, powerful trading technology, and reliable streaming liquidity. FXDD provides services to individual and institutional traders, hedge funds, commercial entities, brokerage firms and money managers around the world. FXDD offers 24-hour Forex trading by way of its trading platforms, which include: MetaTrader, PowerTrader, VikingTrader, Mirror Trader, FXDD Swordfish and JForex. The Company's services currently provide competitive interbank pricing, no-interest accounts, and automated execution. FXDD also provides 50:1 leverage on major currencies in the US, as well as competitive bid-to-ask spreads.