CFH Clearing, a prime of prime broker, has secured a new Vice President of International Sales – Turkish financial markets expert Ayhan Gurcuoglu, according to a statement shared with Finance Magnates this Monday.
At CFH Clearing, Gurcuoglu will take charge of client management and new business development in Turkey. In his new role, he will report to Paul Groves, Head of European Sales.
Part of Playtech plc’s financial division, TradeTech Group, CFH Clearing has a global client base of more than 600 institutional clients located across 83 countries. Its customers range from leading retail foreign exchange (forex) brokers to fund managers.
Commenting on the appointment, Paul Groves said: “Ayhan’s appointment reflects CFH’s strategy of building our team with experts from key regions. Making a hire of this calibre also reinforces our belief in the Turkish FX and CFD market and shows our commitment to working with institutional clients in the region.”
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“Ayhan’s Turkish language skills, cultural understanding and in-depth knowledge of how best to help clients in the region will be invaluable as we continue to grow our business.”
Ayhan Gurcuoglu Joins CFH Clearing with 18 Years Experience
Gurcuoglu joins the prime of prime broker with more than 18 years of experience in the financial industry. During his career, he has held a number of positions including five years at Sanko Securities.
According to the statement, whilst at Sanko Securities, Gurcuoglu played a key role in establishing the organization’s forex and contracts-for-difference (CFD) departments. He also was employed at Sucden Financial as Regional Manager for Turkey for three years.
Most recently, he was the Regional Sales Manager (Turkey) at Stater Global Markets. According to his LinkedIn profile, he joined the firm in October of 2018 and held the role until last month.
“CFH Clearing is an established and respected firm in Turkey, with an excellent reputation and a strong client base of brokers and banks in the region. I am looking forward to joining the CFH team and helping them build on their success,” added Ayhan Gurcuoglu.