eSpeed hires GSF sales executive

Electronic broker eSpeed has hired Maria Ramirez, a former sales account executive at GSF, for its futures sales team.Working as a sales representative, she is based in Chicago and reports to eSpeed global head of sales David Hall. She will sell the company’s Ecco software, a platform used by high-frequency, spread and algorithmic traders.Prior to GSF, Ramirez was a business analyst and senior sales account manager at Trading Technologies International. Her appointment comes as eSpeed seeks