BlackBull Markets has added a senior member to its sales team, with the foreign exchange (forex) broker securing Anthony Murphy as its Head of Sales for New Zealand, the company announced this Tuesday.
The appointment of Murphy follows on the heels of BlackBull Markets securing a derivatives issuer licence from the country’s local regulator, the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) on 12th August this year.
Anthony Murphy to Lead BlackBull Market’s Push in NZ
With the licence secured and the company now able to accept clients in the country legally, Murphy will lead the country’s push into the New Zealand market.
BlackBull Markets is the trading name of Black Bull Group Limited. The broker provides a range of trading services, including forex, contracts for difference (CFDs) and commodities.
Murphy joins the New Zealand based broker with experience in servicing both retail and institutional clients in New Zealand. Most recently, he was a Foreign Exchange and Derivatives dealer at OM Financial Limited, where he worked for more than four years.
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In addition to his career experience, which also includes Murphy working as a Sports Programming Analyst at SKY TV New Zealand, he holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Otago.
Commenting on his new role, Murphy said in the statement today: “Having worked locally in Financial Markets and seen how established firms operate, I have a thorough understanding of what clients are looking for in their broker.
“BlackBull Markets provides transparency and a high customer service level, all at a competitive price point. The products on offer to clients are diverse and set to expand, reflecting the success of this Kiwi company.”
According to the statement from BlackBull Markets, the appointment of Murphy comes at an ‘exciting time of expansion’ for the broker.
The New Zealand broker was established in 2014. Prior to receiving the licence, Black Bull Group Limited was registered and incorporated in New Zealand (NZBN 9429041417799) under the Financial Service Providers Register. Black Bull Group Limited is incorporated and regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) of Seychelles. The Group also has operations in the United Kingdom under Black Bull Group UK Limited.