Brian Myers, the former OANDA Europe Vice President (VP), has joined GKFX as its newest Chief Executive Officer (CEO), following a number of recent moves at the broker over the past two months, Finance Magnates has learned from reputable sources. Finance Magnates has reached out to the firm and Mr Myers for official confirmation, but at the time of publication it has yet to arrive.
Late last month, GKFX lost the newest addition to its management group with the departure of Managing Director Joe Rundle, who parted ways with the company after about two weeks with the brokerage. Mr. Rundle’s departure in turn followed just a couple of weeks after Jacob Plattner left, which ended a one-year stint with the group.
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For the third time in under a month, GKFX has appointed a senior member to its FX team, with Mr. Myers looking to fill the void created by the loss of both Rundle and Plattner. Mr. Myers joins GKFX from OANDA Europe, having worked as its VP of Sales for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), and the Americas.
Mr. Myers originally joined OANDA Europe back in June 2014, and has since worked out of the group’s London subsidiary as its VP of Sales. In this capacity he also served on the group’s board of directors for the duration of his tenure.
Prior to joining OANDA Europe in 2014, Mr. Myers had worked at Alpari UK as its Global Head of Sales for nearly four years. During his time with the broker, he led Alpari UK’s retail sales operation in London, New York, Frankfurt, Shanghai, and Mexico City.
Additional roles also include FXCM in its foreign exchange (FX) and derivatives unit, working as its Team Leader, as well as a Senior Trader at SVS Securities, part of a career spanning back a decade to 2006, according to information made public on his Linkedin profile.