London-based hedge fund Avem Capital has on-boarded Kate Leaman to its growing team, Finance Magnates has learned. She joins the group as its newest Head of Global Markets with immediate effect, bringing with her lengthy experience in the broadcasting space.
In her new role Ms. Leaman will lead the group’s new broadcasting studio at the Gherkin. Avem’s new broadcasting studio is slated to open July 2017, and will be based in Saint Mary Axe, London. Following its launch, the studio will be broadcasting newscasts, interviews and webcasts from Avem’s team.
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Ms. Leaman joins Avem Capital after a decorated career in the financial services industry, with an emphasis on the broadcasting sector. Back in 2009 she founded Financial Media Publishing, which has since supplied content to brokers and portals in the FX binary options market. In addition, she has worked as a TV presenter and voiceover on Kate’s Voice, including appearances on several TV channels and news shows.
Prior to her foray into the broadcasting space she also held other roles at BForex as its Global Business Development Director, and Marketing and Content Director, with additional stops at UFXBank and Investing.com, according to information made public on her Linkedin profile.
Steven Jupp, Avem’s CEO, commented exclusively to Finance Magnates: “After carefully choosing the most suitable candidate for the Head of Global Markets, we’re pleased to have found the best person for this position. Kate is bringing many years of journalism and broadcast experience and we’re excited that she will be heading our new broadcasting studio.”
“I’m honoured to have been chosen for this position at Avem. It’s a terrific opportunity to be working with such a talented and dedicated group of professionals. It is a privilege to be part of an organisation that delivers high quality financial services and always puts its clients first. I have some amazing plans for Avem’s new broadcasting studio and I can’t wait for the opening day,” explained Ms. Leaman.