Gedon Hertshten began his career in 1978 as an independent floor trader at the Chicago Board of Trade, and over four decades played a crucial role in the growth and development of the industry both as a trader and as a member of various industry boards and committees. In 1993, Hertshten founded G.H. Financials, a global FCM that services an array of industry participants through its offices in London, Chicago, Hong Kong and India. In 2005, he founded the Hertshten Group, a diversified business group that grew to employ over 800 professionals in nine countries. Hertshten has also been instrumental in expanding the global reach of the listed derivatives industry by recruiting, educating, and training top university graduates in various countries to increase the global talent pool and understanding of listed derivatives markets. In addition to his own businesses, Hertshten remains actively involved in promoting and advocating for the listed derivatives industry on a global scale. He currently serves as a board member of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and has previously served on the boards of LIFFE and CME Group.
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