FXPIG, a foreign exchange brokerage, has a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), with Bobby Winters taking over the reins, Finance Magnates can confirm.
Winters officially took on the leading position on the 1st of February, 2020, he confirmed to Finance Magnates and is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He replaces the previous CEO, Kevin Murcko.
Winters joins FXPIG from Charterprime
He joined the STP forex brokerage from Charterprime, where he was the Head of Institutional Sales for the Asia Pacific region from January of 2017 until last month, his LinkedIn states.
When asked about his motivation to join FXPIG, Winters told Finance Magnates: “I’ve always known FXPIG as having an amazing brand and a truly transparent approach to the spot fx market, something which I’ve always admired. Running a retail brokerage has always been a long-term goal of mine, so this was the perfect opportunity.”
Winters has been working in the financial industry for more than 15 years, having joined Morgan Stanley back in September of 2004 as a Private Client Intern, where he stayed for 11 months.
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Not long after that, in 2006, he entered the FX space, taking on the role of Senior FX Sales Associate at Forex Capital Markets (FXCM), where he established direct relationships with German and English speaking clients and institutions.
“Moving forward I’m most excited to expand the business further and you’ll see many updates to our price feeds, available pairs, and technology partners in the upcoming months,” Winters said to Finance Magnates when asked what he hopes to achieve in his new role.
During his career, Winters has held a number of roles in the FX space. After his time with FXCM, for a year and a half, he worked in institutional and retail forex sales at Deutsche Bank, before rejoining FXCM in 2010 as a Senior Project Manager.
Over the past 16 years, Winters has been the Head of Sales Asia for Atom8 Forex Broker and held numerous positions at Boston Technologies Inc, such as Managing Director – Southeast Asia.