ACY Securities has recently appointed Ashley Jessen to Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.
Finance Magnates recently learned that Ashley Jessen, a financial services veteran, has been promoted by ACY Securities, one of Australia’s fastest-growing multi-asset online trading providers, to the position of Chief Operating Officer. His role will assist the organisation in its focus on developing cutting edge FinTech products and is home of the prestigious Trading Cup.
Further, Jessen is a published author in Financial Trading and has been since 2011. According to his LinkedIn, he states: “My goal in writing any material is to provide a simple and repeatable framework that can be of use to traders of all levels.”
He has published a number of books just to list a few:
- ‘CFDs Made Simple – Simple Easy To Understand Strategies Anyone Can Use For Success!’ published by Wiley Group Melbourne, March 2011. Ashley Jessen & Jeff Cartridge.
- Wiley Trading Guide Volume 2 (Contributing author) – published by Wiley Group Melbourne, September 2011.
- Ultimate CFD Trading System – Discover How To Choose A CFD Trading System That Works.
Jessen’s Past Accomplishments
Prior to the promotion, Jessen served ACY Securities as Head of Marketing for one and a half years. There were many facets to his role, including developing the digital marketing strategy, building performance-based marketing campaigns and others.
Before ACY Securities, Jessen was the Founder and the CEO of Profile Booster. Over the course of four years, he developed and managed the digital marketing and content strategy for financial and professional firms.
In May 2013, he was the Director of Communications | Marketing | Daily Market Analysis at Invast Financial Services. During his time, he provided credible brand presence, built extremely robust marketing & business systems and much more.
At Capital CFDS, owned by London Capital Group, Jessen held the position of Director. He had been promoted from an earlier position of Responsible Manager to oversee how the financial services offered at Capital CFDs are provided and ensure the provision of these services are done in a compliant manner.
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Earlier in mid-2010, Jessen created a learning portal, Learn CFDs Pty Ltd, for those looking to get up to speed on the exciting world of leveraged trading. For almost nine and a half years, he successfully ran this company alongside his other roles.
Additionally, at MF Global, he worked in Sales & Marketing for just over two years. Here, he streamlined the sales process and built business systems for a smooth functioning business environment.
Between October 2004 and April 2008, Jessen was a Sales Manager at CMC Markets & CMC Markets Stockbroking. Moreover, he was the Acting State Manager & Education Manager. During this stint, he took the education division from zero to over $700,000 in sales in the first 6 months.
Also, at HomeTrader Sydney, he took on the role of Senior Trainer for one year and four months.
Expand Our Range of Technology Offerings
Jessen’s extensive experience in the financial services industry along with his specialist knowledge in CFDs make him a valuable asset for ACY Securities.
Speaking exclusively with Finance Magnates, Jimmy Ye, Managing Director of ACY Securities commented on the post: “The decision to promote Ashley to COO was important to our group, as we look to expand our range of technology offerings across our retail and institutional businesses. With Ashley’s extensive experience, it will allow us to execute more efficiently on our vision over the next 3-5 years.”
“In the last 18 months, I’ve had the chance to work across all divisions within ACY, and spend quality time with Jimmy & Winson to get clear on the vision ahead. I’m looking forward to bringing my 20+ years of experience, coupled with intimate knowledge of our key divisions to expand our opportunities globally,” Jessen added.