Lars is Co-founder & CEO of CFH Clearing and is responsible for the company's regulated activities. Lars Holst is an expert in E-FX with over 12 years of experience in the banking sector. He joins CFH with a unique background from both the retail side, the banking side and most recently from the technology side. Prior to CFH, Lars was European Head of Currenex's (StateStreet Bank) Margin Trading Group and responsible for both the product side and the business side.
Lars was employed to help create and build a new margin (retail) broker trading platform and was responsible for delivering the majority of the global budget. Lars also spent several years with Dresdner Bank as Head of E-FX Sales and was a key player in all E-FX initiatives and the E-FX turnaround.
Lars' responsibilities included business sponsor for Dresdner's white label solutions and for all relationship towards API clients, brokers, ECNs and multi-bank platforms. Before leaving, Lars was made interim business owner of the FX Prime Brokerage team Finally, Lars has over five years experience with Saxo Bank in various leadership roles including Global Head of Sales and Account Management.