CDG Global has a new Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Finance Magnates has learned, with the financial services platform appointing Michael Chen to the role in recent months.
The appointment was made public via Chen’s LinkedIn account, which states that he took on the new role in August of this year. As the Group CEO of CDG Global, he is based in Shanghai, China.
Finance Magnates has reached out to both Chen and CDG Global to learn more about the CEO appointment. However, as of the time of publishing, we have not yet received a response.
CDG Global is a financial platform that provides financial investments and online electronic trading products such as foreign exchange (forex), indices, and commodities such as precious metals and crude oil.
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Chen joins CDG from FX88
Chen’s career has had a focus on the forex industry. He joins CDG Global from FX88, an FX broker regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC). During his employment with the firm, which lasted for more than a year, he was the General Manager.
Based in Shanghai, Chen was responsible for establishing the sales team at FX88 and managing all the teams in the company’s China office. According to his LinkedIn, his leadership led to a 30-50 percent better performance in each month in the second half of 2017 until March 2018.
Chen’s career, which spans for more than a decade, has seen him work at a number of trading providers and brokerages. Prior to working at FX88, he was employed at MTrading, where he was the Country Director.
Over the past 13 years, Chen has also worked as the Country Director/Chief Representative at Admiral Markets Group, a position he held for under a year, Chief Representative at easyMarkets and the Senior Account Executive at IFX Markets.