Gold-i Onboards Ricky Strachan to Bolster Sales Team

Prior to coming over to Gold-i‎, Ricky ‎worked at Fintech frim IRESS‎.

Gold-i, a trading systems integration specialist for the financial services ‎industry, has reinforced its UK operations with the addition of Ricky ‎Strachan as its newest sales executive, who steps into the position with ‎immediate effect, Finance Magnates has learned.‎

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In his new role, Mr. Strachan will be based out of the group’s UK office but ‎with global coverage. Ricky will work alongside Gold-i’s existing sales team with a focus on growth opportunities amongst existing ‎clients.‎

He joins the group after nearly 12 years in the software sales, market data ‎and trading platforms spaces, having worked at a number of leading venues ‎in the industry.‎

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Prior to coming over to Gold-i‎, Ricky ‎worked at Fintech frim IRESS, where ‎he most recently served as the Business Development Manager,‎ a position ‎he held for more than two years. ‎

Mr. Strachan has also held senior positions and assumed variety of roles with London Stock Exchange. ‎During his 8-year tenure with LSE, he was tasked with supporting some of the UK’s biggest brokers, ‎beginning his career on the technical help desk before ‎transitioning to a sales position.‎

Commenting on his appointment, Tom Higgins, CEO of Gold-i, said: “Ricky has an ‎impressive background in software sales from IRESS and the London Stock ‎Exchange and a proven track record in global sales. He brings a wealth of ‎experience to Gold-i and a wide network of contacts. He also brings a lot of energy ‎and enthusiasm and is an ideal fit for the Gold-i team.”‎

Speaking on his appointment, Ricky Strachan added: “I am excited to ‎be joining such a dynamic organisation with such a strong reputation in the industry. ‎I am impressed by Gold-i’s continuous focus on pushing boundaries as well as the ‎company’s innovative products for brokers across a range of asset classes. This is ‎a great opportunity for me to build on my experience and play a key role in helping ‎Gold-i to achieve its ambitious growth plans.”‎

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