After less than a year with BDSwiss, Angelos Christofi has been promoted to the position of Chief Sales Officer (CSO), Finance Magnates has learned.
The move was made public via Christofi’s LinkedIn profile, which shows that he commenced the new position this month. BDSwiss confirmed the move to Finance Magnates.
The company also revealed that Chris Papageorgiou had been promoted to Chief Business Development Officer, as of the beginning of this month.
Christofi originally joined BDSwiss back in November of last year as Global Head of Conversion where he was based in Cyprus.
In his new role, Christofi will be in charge of conversion and retention teams. According to the Swiss firm, Christofi and Papageorgiou were promoted to help with the company’s growth and expansion into new regions.
Angelos Christofi’s career before BDSwiss
Prior to joining the foreign exchange (forex) and contracts-for-difference (CFD) trading provider, Christofi was employed at AAATrade.
AAATrade is an investment firm and liquidity provider based in Cyprus and regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC).
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He joined the Cypriot firm in May of 2018 and worked with the firm for three months until he left to join BDSwiss.
Christofi has more than a decade worth of experience working in sales. According to his LinkedIn, he started his career in 2006 working as the Divisional Sales Manager for Medwestern Lifestyle Events.
From here, he moved on to FX Global Markets (FXGM) Ltd, where he was employed for two years in Sales, and as a Retention Executive and Team Leader.
His duties for this role consisted of being responsible for a 5-person sales team, manage a portfolio of clients, conduct email campaigns, among other responsibilities.
In April of 2013, Christofi made another career change and went to IronFX where he was an Account Manager for six months.
According to his LinkedIn profile, as an Account Manager, he trained the broker’s clients to use their trading platforms, opened new accounts whilst retailing existing customers and more.
From September 2013 until June of 2017, Christofi was the Head of Retention for Xtrade Group, a company which helps clients make trade payments, access liquidity, and manage risk.