ATFX, a forex and contracts for difference (CFD) broker, announced today that it has appointed Ergin Erdemir, a marketing professional for more than seven years, to Head of Marketing Management for its operations in the United Kingdom.
In his new role, Erdemir will run the FCA-regulated firm’s UK and European marketing channels. To do this he will oversee the company’s marketing strategies for both regions. Erdemir joins the firm from GKFX, an online forex trading broker in the UK where he was head of digital marketing from December 2016 until August 2018.
Commenting on the appointment, Richard Craddock, CEO of ATFX (UK), said: “Having Ergin join us is a great coup for the London operation and another step forward for ATFX as we continue our European strategy. Ergin’s knowledge and guidance will be a great asset to the burgeoning sales team here.”
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Erdermir’s career before ATFX
Erdemir has worked at a number of companies in marketing positions. Prior to working at GKFX, he was at Comply Advantage, a company that helps firms with compliance related issues. At the company, Erdemir was the digital marketing manager from November 2015 until November 2016. Among his responsibilities were Google Adwords, Google Analytics, SEO, Remarketing, KPIs and much more, according to his LinkedIn profile.
For 9 months, Erdemir was the Head of Marketing at BetFect.com. In this role, he focused on market research, competitor analysis, social media content strategies and digital marketing strategies. One of his key achievements at the firm was generating 3,000 signups and more than 100,000 visitors in eight months organically.
Over the past eight years, Erdemir has also worked in marketing roles at Strike-Jobs.co.uk and Postmarketing. In 2004, he actually kick-started his career in financial assets consulting for the forex markets.
Between 2000 until 2006 Erdermir attended Bahcesehir University in Turkey where he graduated with a Masters of Science focusing on Economics. He then went on to achieve a Masters in Marketing Management, graduating from Middlesex University in 2009.