As we reach the end of August, we see a pickup in executive moves as more senior management is onboarded in the Forex, Crypto and Fintech universe. Let’s review the executives that have taken on new roles and challenges in our executive moves roundup of the week.

Eurotrader Appoints ex-ThinkMarkets Exec Marcelo Spina as Group CEO

Eurotrader has appointed Marcelo Spina, the former Global Head of Business Development at ThinkMarkets, as its new Group Chief Executive Officer.

Spina brings almost three decades of experience to the role.

He left ThinkMarkets in January last year to launch Operar FX, a forex consultancy and retail trading brand focused on serving markets primarily in Latin America.

Read more about the appointment of Marcelo Spina as Eurotrader's new Group CEO.

Securrency Capital Hires Neale Croutear-Foy and Chris Pugh in Executive Roles

Securrency Capital announced on Wednesday the hiring of two industry veterans, Neale Croutear-Foy and Chris Pugh.

Croutear-Foy joined as the Chief Technology Officer, while Pugh is the Head of Product Delivery. Both of them will report to Phil Langton, the company’s Chief Operating Officer.

Both of these appointments came only months after the firm secured an operational license from the Abu Dhabi regulator that allows it to deal in investments as a matched principal and provide custodian services. It can offer digital asset trading services to retail customers.

Discover more about Securrency Capital recruiting Neale Croutear-Foy and Chris Pugh as executives.

EXCLUSIVE: BDSwiss to Welcome AGP Law Firm’s Achilleas Achilleos as CMO

Achilleas Achilleos will join BDSwiss as its Chief Marketing Officer in early September, Finance Magnates has learnt.

Since positioning Nicolas Shamtanis as its new Chief Executive Officer in March, BDSwiss has made many key appointments to fill strategic positions in the firm.

The most recent is the placement of Martha Leventi, the former Account Manager at the professional services firm, AFX Group, as a Business Development Manager.

Learn more about BDSwiss onboarding Achilleas Achilleos as its CMO.

Squared Holding SA Names Dirk van Daele as New Group Chairman

Squared Holding SA announced the appointment of Dirk van Daele as its new Group Chairman on Tuesday. Previously, he was a Board Member and Non-Executive Chairman at Squared Financial.

The appointment came when the company is enhancing its corporate governance toward minority shareholders. All of it is a part of the group’s efforts to scale the business and support ongoing funding.

Find out more about Squared Holding SA naming Dirk van Daele as the new Group Chairman.

Stuart Staley to Replace Itay Tuchman as Citi’s Global Head of Forex

After over 20 years of service, Itay Tuchman is planning to leave the New-York-headquartered multinational investment bank and financial services corporation.

According to a memo by Reuters, Tuchman will be replaced by Stuart Staley, the corporation’s Head of Markets & Securities Services for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.

The outlet reported that Tuchmann intends to seek other opportunities outside the leading investment bank. He will be replaced immediately by Staley.

Read more about Stuart Staley replacing Itay Tuchman as the new Global Head of Forex at Citi.

NinjaTrader Group Hires Coinme’s VP of Engineering Hazim Macky as CTO

NinjaTrader Group has appointed US-based cryptocurrency cash exchange Coinme’s former Vice President of Engineering, Hazim Macky, as its Chief Technology Officer.

The company announced Macky’s appointment in a press statement on Monday.

NinjaTrader Group mentioned that the Macky's experience from over two decades in software engineering and technology leadership will help to take its technology experience offerings to clients “to an entirely new level.”

Discover more about NinjaTrader Group hiring Hazim Macky as the CTO.

Credit Suisse Picks Dixit Joshi as CFO

on 22 August, Dixit Joshi, an industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in the financial sector, confirmed that he has joined Credit Suisse, one of the leading global financial services providers, as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer in a LinkedIn post.

Joshi leaves Deutsche Bank, where he worked for more than 11 years, for Credit Suisse. In his recent appointment, Joshi served as the Group Treasurer for Deutsche Bank. He spent more than five years in this role.

In the past few months, Credit Suisse has broadened its team significantly. Also, last month, the Swiss giant named Ulrich Körner as the Chief Executive Officer.

Learn more about Credit Suisse picking Dixit Joshi as the new CFO.

Liquidnet Strengthens Fixed Income Team, Hires Nichola Hunter as Global Sales Head

On Monday, Liquidnet announced the appointment of Nichola Hunter as the Global Head of Sales for Fixed Income. She will be located in London and report to Mark Russell, the Global Head of Fixed Income at Liquidnet.

According to the press release, Hunter plans to take on the responsibility for growing Liquidnet’s client relationships.

Find out more about Liquidnet strengthening its Fixed Income team by hiring Nicola Hunter as the Head of Global Sales.

Noga Knaz Joins Prytek Ventures as CEO

on Monday, Prytek announced that it has chosen Noga Knaz as the new Chief Executive Officer of Prytek Ventures.

In the new post, Knaz will take on the responsibilities of the company’s investment activities in emerging companies. According to the details shared by Prytek, the company’s venture capital assets are currently valued at more than $100 million.

Over her career, Knaz worked with prominent companies. She previously worked as a Partner at Rosario Capital and served as the company's Chief Executive Officer.

Read more about Noga Knaz joining Prytek Ventures as the new CEO.

As we reach the end of August, we see a pickup in executive moves as more senior management is onboarded in the Forex, Crypto and Fintech universe. Let’s review the executives that have taken on new roles and challenges in our executive moves roundup of the week.

Eurotrader Appoints ex-ThinkMarkets Exec Marcelo Spina as Group CEO

Eurotrader has appointed Marcelo Spina, the former Global Head of Business Development at ThinkMarkets, as its new Group Chief Executive Officer.

Spina brings almost three decades of experience to the role.

He left ThinkMarkets in January last year to launch Operar FX, a forex consultancy and retail trading brand focused on serving markets primarily in Latin America.

Read more about the appointment of Marcelo Spina as Eurotrader's new Group CEO.

Securrency Capital Hires Neale Croutear-Foy and Chris Pugh in Executive Roles

Securrency Capital announced on Wednesday the hiring of two industry veterans, Neale Croutear-Foy and Chris Pugh.

Croutear-Foy joined as the Chief Technology Officer, while Pugh is the Head of Product Delivery. Both of them will report to Phil Langton, the company’s Chief Operating Officer.

Both of these appointments came only months after the firm secured an operational license from the Abu Dhabi regulator that allows it to deal in investments as a matched principal and provide custodian services. It can offer digital asset trading services to retail customers.

Discover more about Securrency Capital recruiting Neale Croutear-Foy and Chris Pugh as executives.

EXCLUSIVE: BDSwiss to Welcome AGP Law Firm’s Achilleas Achilleos as CMO

Achilleas Achilleos will join BDSwiss as its Chief Marketing Officer in early September, Finance Magnates has learnt.

Since positioning Nicolas Shamtanis as its new Chief Executive Officer in March, BDSwiss has made many key appointments to fill strategic positions in the firm.

The most recent is the placement of Martha Leventi, the former Account Manager at the professional services firm, AFX Group, as a Business Development Manager.

Learn more about BDSwiss onboarding Achilleas Achilleos as its CMO.

Squared Holding SA Names Dirk van Daele as New Group Chairman

Squared Holding SA announced the appointment of Dirk van Daele as its new Group Chairman on Tuesday. Previously, he was a Board Member and Non-Executive Chairman at Squared Financial.

The appointment came when the company is enhancing its corporate governance toward minority shareholders. All of it is a part of the group’s efforts to scale the business and support ongoing funding.

Find out more about Squared Holding SA naming Dirk van Daele as the new Group Chairman.

Stuart Staley to Replace Itay Tuchman as Citi’s Global Head of Forex

After over 20 years of service, Itay Tuchman is planning to leave the New-York-headquartered multinational investment bank and financial services corporation.

According to a memo by Reuters, Tuchman will be replaced by Stuart Staley, the corporation’s Head of Markets & Securities Services for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.

The outlet reported that Tuchmann intends to seek other opportunities outside the leading investment bank. He will be replaced immediately by Staley.

Read more about Stuart Staley replacing Itay Tuchman as the new Global Head of Forex at Citi.

NinjaTrader Group Hires Coinme’s VP of Engineering Hazim Macky as CTO

NinjaTrader Group has appointed US-based cryptocurrency cash exchange Coinme’s former Vice President of Engineering, Hazim Macky, as its Chief Technology Officer.

The company announced Macky’s appointment in a press statement on Monday.

NinjaTrader Group mentioned that the Macky's experience from over two decades in software engineering and technology leadership will help to take its technology experience offerings to clients “to an entirely new level.”

Discover more about NinjaTrader Group hiring Hazim Macky as the CTO.

Credit Suisse Picks Dixit Joshi as CFO

on 22 August, Dixit Joshi, an industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in the financial sector, confirmed that he has joined Credit Suisse, one of the leading global financial services providers, as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer in a LinkedIn post.

Joshi leaves Deutsche Bank, where he worked for more than 11 years, for Credit Suisse. In his recent appointment, Joshi served as the Group Treasurer for Deutsche Bank. He spent more than five years in this role.

In the past few months, Credit Suisse has broadened its team significantly. Also, last month, the Swiss giant named Ulrich Körner as the Chief Executive Officer.

Learn more about Credit Suisse picking Dixit Joshi as the new CFO.

Liquidnet Strengthens Fixed Income Team, Hires Nichola Hunter as Global Sales Head

On Monday, Liquidnet announced the appointment of Nichola Hunter as the Global Head of Sales for Fixed Income. She will be located in London and report to Mark Russell, the Global Head of Fixed Income at Liquidnet.

According to the press release, Hunter plans to take on the responsibility for growing Liquidnet’s client relationships.

Find out more about Liquidnet strengthening its Fixed Income team by hiring Nicola Hunter as the Head of Global Sales.

Noga Knaz Joins Prytek Ventures as CEO

on Monday, Prytek announced that it has chosen Noga Knaz as the new Chief Executive Officer of Prytek Ventures.

In the new post, Knaz will take on the responsibilities of the company’s investment activities in emerging companies. According to the details shared by Prytek, the company’s venture capital assets are currently valued at more than $100 million.

Over her career, Knaz worked with prominent companies. She previously worked as a Partner at Rosario Capital and served as the company's Chief Executive Officer.

Read more about Noga Knaz joining Prytek Ventures as the new CEO.