Leading social trading network operator eToro today announced the appointment of Joe Hall as Managing Director of Business in the UK, according to an official company statement, and following recent senior appointments aimed to bolster the firm’s management team.
Commenting on his new position, Mr. Hall said in a statement: “eToro is one of the most exciting companies in finance, and I’ve been incredibly impressed with the team. Fintech in the UK is on the crest of a wave, and through social trading we are pioneering a unique offering which offers huge opportunities for the public to invest in a simple, engaging and transparent way.”
He added: “I look forward to working with Yoni and the board of directors to deliver the ambitious plans we have for eToro.”
eToro founder and CEO Yoni Assia commented in a statement regarding the appointment: “Joe’s deep sector expertise and understanding of the fintech space will prove a huge asset to eToro at an important stage of our development in the UK. With his credentials, I am confident he will make a significant contribution to the role.”
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Before joining eToro, Mr. Hall most recently served as vice president at fintech payments company Skrill for just over 2 years and held additional roles with the company in iGaming and payments, having initially joined in 2011.
According to a LinkedIn profile description, before joining Skrill he held senior roles at Initial Rewards, including as Chief Operating Officer, and started his career at PCH group in 2005.
eToro struck a deal earlier this year with Sberbank, a leading bank in Russia, as banking institutions continue to look both within and externally for fintech solutions to help meet and anticipate changes in financial product consumption trends.