B2C2, a digital asset provider based in Jersey City, on Friday announced it Nicola White has been appointed as Group CEO effective Nov. 4 taking over from Phillip Gillespie who will step down.
Gillespie was key in SBI Financial Service’s acquisition of B2C2 in 2020, he will now go back to SBI for a venture capital role, according to B2C2’s announcement.
White was previously CEO, USA for B2C2, during which time she led the effort to expand B2C2’s capabilities in electronic trading across spot and derivatives and has grown the US business to gain significant market share across institutional clients. She joined B2C2 in 2021 from Citadel Securities, where she was global COO of fixed income. Prior to this, she was Global Head of Electronic Markets within the fixed income division at Morgan Stanley.
B2C2 also recently announced the appointment of Thomas Restout as EMEA CEO. Restout joined B2C2 from Morgan Stanley, where he was latterly Global Head of Macro Electronic Trading. He has brought additional and complementary market knowledge, as well as risk management and product innovation expertise to B2C2.