GAIN Capital Holdings, a US-based provider of online foreign exchange (forex) trading services, announced on Monday that it has added a new Director to its board – Jason Granite.
According to a document filed through the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), on November 28, 2018, the Board of Directors of GAIN appointed Granite as a Class II Director.
Granite is the current Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of FCFM Group Ltd., an investment firm based in London. According to his LinkedIn profile, he originally joined the company in February 2012 and is based in London.
His appointment to the Board of Directors at Gain Capital is the result of INCAP Gaming B.V., an affiliate of IPGL Ltd., being granted the right to appoint a Director, the regulatory filing said.
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Jason Granite’s Career History
According to his profile on Bloomberg, Granite has had an extensive career with a focus on the financial industries. Before he was the CEO at FCFM, Granite was the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of the company.
Previously, Granite was employed at Frenkel Topping Group PLC, an investment management firm. While with the company, he was the CIO and Chairman of the Board. He worked with the firm from 2015 until the end of 2017.
He has also held a position as a Board Member for the City of London Group PLC and Frenkel Topping Group PLC and its subsidiaries.
In addition to his previous career experience, Granite also has a number of educational qualifications under his belt. At the University of Leeds, he studied and later graduated with an LLB, Law (Bachelor of Law). He also attended the College of Law in the United Kingdom where he achieved a Post-Graduate Certificate.