Salmon exits GFXC and BoE for private-sector opportunity

Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Simon Potter will act as interim chair with immediate effect

Chris Salmon: “The committee plays a vital role in maintaining the FX Code and in promoting its widespread adoption”

Chris Salmon has left his positions at the Global Foreign Exchange Committee and the Bank of England (BoE) to pursue a career in the private sector, the GFXC announced on March 20.

Simon Potter, executive vice-president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, will replace him in the interim with immediate effect.

The GFXC expects to elect a new chair at its next meeting on June 27 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The chair is a central bank representative drawn from the committee’s membership.

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