In our executive movements roundup for the week, let’s examine the executives who have stepped into new positions and responsibilities. Weekly Executive Actions.
The week’s news was dominated by executive decisions.
We see a minor decline in the number of executives hired this week in the forex, cryptocurrency, and fintech businesses as we advance into the spring of 2023 and the second week of March. In our executive movements roundup for the week, let’s take a look at the leaders who have taken on new responsibilities and tasks.
Weekly Executive Moves
Martin Price is appointed head of investor relations at IG.
Martin Price has been appointed as the broker’s global head of strategic finance and investor relations, according to IG Group (LON: IGG), which made the announcement on Friday. He will assume the position on March 14 and be based in London.
He brings to the new position considerable expertise from the mainstream financial sector. He most recently served as the Senior Vice President of the Equity Research group at Jefferies, where he co-led the sector coverage for European Diversified Financials.
- Demetra Kalogerou, formerly of CySEC, has joined the board of e-money company ECOMMBX.
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Demetra Kalogerou, formerly of CySEC, has joined the board of e-money company ECOMMBX.
Demetra Kalogerou, the previous Head of the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, has been appointed as the newest Board Member of ECOMMBX. Prior to this, Kalogerou presided over CySEC from September 2011 until September 2021.
Kalogerou’s appointment was announced by ECOMMBX on Tuesday. George Papadopoulos, the Chairman of ECOMMBX, commented on the former Chairperson joining the EMI’s Board and said that her dedication to innovation and quality at the local and worldwide level makes her a valuable asset to the business.
Exclusive: Damian Bunce’s position at Exness is changed to chief customer officer
Damian Bunce has been appointed as Exness’ new Chief Customer Officer, Finance Magnates has exclusively discovered. He arrived in January 2021 and held the position of Chief Trading Officer for the firm at the time.
The brokerage emphasised how important Bunce’s new position would be in guiding the business’s future expansion. When the appointment was made, the brokerage’s trading volume was breaking records. While February’s numbers are not yet available, January’s $2.82 trillion trading volume at Exness shattered the previous record.
Relationship Manager is promoted to Director of Sales by oneZero
Owen Tu has been given a promotion to Director of Sales and Relationship Management at oneZero Financial Systems. He has worked in the prime brokerage sector for a while.
Tu began working with oneZero as a Regional Relationship Manager two years ago. He was initially in charge of building, extending, and sustaining relationships with institutional and broker clients as well as of examining the behaviour of institutional clientele.
Finalto hires a new institutional sales vice president to strengthen leadership
By appointing Sydney, Australia-based Cal Portway as Vice President of Institutional Sales, Finalto has widened its leadership. Portway has reportedly already joined the financial services business, according to his LinkedIn page.
The hiring coincided with Finalto’s selection of Marco Maggioni as its Sales Director with a focus on liquidity and execution services. The appointments happened when Hong Kong-based Gopher Investments became Finalto’s new owner and assumed management of the company.
New Head of Marketing and Sales Hired by Currencycloud to Support VISA Integration
Maxime Guirauton has joined Currencycloud as its new Global Head of Marketing and Sales Development. Guirauton has almost 20 years of marketing expertise, having previously worked with Samsung, Orange, and JVC.
Guirauton will steer the company’s expansion into new areas by supervising marketing and sales development in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Also, he will be crucial in continuing Currencycloud’s integration with VISA, who purchased the business in 2021.
Learn more about the hiring of Maxime Guirauton as Currencycloud’s new global head of marketing and business development.
With the addition of former iS Prime Senior Marco Maggioni, Finalto strengthens its sales team.
Marco Maggioni has recently joined the staff at Finalto, according to the company. With a focus on liquidity and execution services for the institutional sector, Maggioni joins as Sales Director.
According to Finalto’s statement, Maggioni has been working in the e-fx industry for close to 15 years and has gained a lot of experience along the way. He has helped some of the most reputable FX brokers in Europe by growing their business and delivering sales growth, opening branch offices and regional desks, and managing the entire sales cycle from the creation of opportunities through the execution of the sales strategy and closing deals.
Learn more about how Marco Maggioni joined Finalto’s leadership to strengthen its sales staff.
Monaxa, a newcomer to the sector, appoints Chris Trikomitis as CEO
Chris Trikomitis has been chosen by Monaxa to serve as its CEO. Trikomitis left his position at Exness after just 10 months and joined Monaxa.
Trikomitis updated his LinkedIn page on Friday to reveal his new position. Yet according to his LinkedIn, he started in his current position at Monaxa in January. He also brings to the position over two decades of finance industry expertise. In his final position at Exness, Trikomitis oversaw the established markets for the FX and CFD broker and worked with regional commercial directors.
Learn more about Chris Trikomitis’s appointment as the new CEO of Monaxa.