Alpha FX, a comprehensive provider of foreign exchange (FX) services, has announced its newest senior appointment, bringing in Tim Kidd, ICAP’s former Chief Financial Officer (CFO), to serve in a similar role with the group, according to an Alpha FX statement.
In his new role at Alpha FX, Mr. Kidd will serve as the CFO, bringing with him over six years of experience across the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. In this capacity he will be focusing on enhancing the group’s expansionary agenda, which has already shown steadfast growth in the region and beyond – he begins his role with immediate effect and will be based out of Reading, UK.
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Mr. Kidd joins Alpha FX from FiveTen Group, having worked as its EMEA CFO for over three years, dating back to 2013. Prior to this, he worked as the CFO of ICAP’s EMEA unit between 2008 and 2012, overseeing the group’s Voice Division. Additional roles at ICAP also include a stint as its Group Financial Controller, part of a lengthy career with the exchange operator dating back to 2001, according to information made public on his Linkedin profile.
Prior to his appointment Kidd held several senior financial services roles, including EMEA CFO of FTSE listed interdealer broker ICAP, where he worked for over 16 years through its rapid growth. Based in Reading, Kidd will work closely with Morgan Tillbrook, Chief Executive Officer to drive Alpha FX’s continued expansion.
According to Morgan Tillbrook, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Alpha FX, in a recent statement on the appointment: “Tim’s impressive track record and broad experience meant we identified him early on as the ideal candidate to fulfil our expansion plans. His appointment represents a key milestone in our journey, and I am delighted to have him on board with us as we look towards the next stage of our growth.”
“I am delighted to join Alpha FX and am excited about the potential here. Alpha has a unique offering and culture on which to capitalise further on, and I am looking forward to playing my part in ensuring it continues to maintain its impressive growth trajectory,” noted Mr. Kidd in an accompanying statement.