SOURCE: American Precious Metals Exchange

American Precious Metals Exchange

November 14, 2011 16:51 ET

Henry Lyons Joins APMEX as Chief Financial Officer

Brings More Than 25 Years of Corporate Finance Experience to Fast-Growing Precious Metals Company

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK--(Marketwire - Nov 14, 2011) - American Precious Metals Exchange (APMEX) has hired Henry Lyons as Chief Financial Officer. This position will be responsible for all corporate finance activities and will be based out of the Company offices at 40 Wall Street in New York City. Mr. Lyons has extensive experience in driving growth and productivity initiatives as well as global expansion, and is well versed in online services and monetary instruments.

Most recently, Mr. Lyons was CFO at GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GCAP), where he managed all global finance and investor relations functions, as well as human resources, real estate and institutional sales. He also led the IPO process for GCAP in 2010. Previously, Mr. Lyons was Chief Financial Officer for ACI Worldwide and held executive financial positions at GE Healthcare and W.R. Grace & Company. He began his career at Ernst and Young.

"I am pleased to welcome Henry as the latest addition to the APMEX senior management team. We believe we are assembling the talent necessary to take our business to the next level," said Scott Thomas, Chairman and Founder of APMEX. Michael Haynes, Chief Executive Officer, added, "I look forward to partnering with Henry and leveraging his experience and abilities as we continue to grow our business globally."

"APMEX is a unique firm and I am grateful for the confidence that Scott and Michael have placed in me," said Lyons.


APMEX is one of the world's largest and most trusted Internet-based precious metals retailers, offering competitively priced Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium products through and The company also offers mobile alerts, email notifications and social media updates to customers who register online for a free account.

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