Eurotrader, a retail multi-asset broker, has appointed Ben Swann, the Group Head of Technology at Axi, as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

Swann, an information technology professional with nearly two decades of experience, announced his appointment on Monday.

The executive left London-based Axi, an online forex and contract for difference (CFD) trading company, after three years, having joined in November 2019.

Marcelo Spina, the recently-appointed Group Chief Executive Officer of Eurotrader, also announced Swann’s appointment.

“We are very happy to announce that Ben Swann has joined Eurotrader as our new Chief Technology Officer! Welcome to the team,” Spina posted on Linkedin.

Apart from Spina, Eurotrader recently appointed Martin Couper, a former executive at forex group Exinity, to its Head of Global Compliance.

Swann’s Industry Experience

Before Axi, Swann was the CTO at Star Financial Systems, a London-based trading platform provider.

During his stay of more than 10 years at the company, Swann helped to fund and build “a successful technology company developing and hosting retail trading platforms for some of the biggest names in retail derivatives broking.”

In January 2016, the executive founded and ran on a part-time basis Analytica.ai, a machine learning and big data analytics firm, targeted at improving brokerage risk management.

Between 2005 and 2009, he was a Development Manager at the forex and CFD trading platform, City Index, where he “led the team that built out the full suite of in-house trading applications, back office functionality and risk management solutions.”

Furthermore, Swann spent a year at the defunct brokerage firm, MF Global, where he was a Lead Developer specializing in real-time trading applications.

“[I] worked in the team that launched the industry 1st real-time push technology retail trading platform,” he added on LinkedIn.

Additionally, he worked as a Developer at IFX Markets/ Financial Spreads between 1999 and 2005.

Eurotrader, a retail multi-asset broker, has appointed Ben Swann, the Group Head of Technology at Axi, as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

Swann, an information technology professional with nearly two decades of experience, announced his appointment on Monday.

The executive left London-based Axi, an online forex and contract for difference (CFD) trading company, after three years, having joined in November 2019.

Marcelo Spina, the recently-appointed Group Chief Executive Officer of Eurotrader, also announced Swann’s appointment.

“We are very happy to announce that Ben Swann has joined Eurotrader as our new Chief Technology Officer! Welcome to the team,” Spina posted on Linkedin.

Apart from Spina, Eurotrader recently appointed Martin Couper, a former executive at forex group Exinity, to its Head of Global Compliance.

Swann’s Industry Experience

Before Axi, Swann was the CTO at Star Financial Systems, a London-based trading platform provider.

During his stay of more than 10 years at the company, Swann helped to fund and build “a successful technology company developing and hosting retail trading platforms for some of the biggest names in retail derivatives broking.”

In January 2016, the executive founded and ran on a part-time basis Analytica.ai, a machine learning and big data analytics firm, targeted at improving brokerage risk management.

Between 2005 and 2009, he was a Development Manager at the forex and CFD trading platform, City Index, where he “led the team that built out the full suite of in-house trading applications, back office functionality and risk management solutions.”

Furthermore, Swann spent a year at the defunct brokerage firm, MF Global, where he was a Lead Developer specializing in real-time trading applications.

“[I] worked in the team that launched the industry 1st real-time push technology retail trading platform,” he added on LinkedIn.

Additionally, he worked as a Developer at IFX Markets/ Financial Spreads between 1999 and 2005.