GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc., a major provider of retail FX in the United States, has added two new members to its IT team – Boris Levine as the Head of IT Development and Rasmus Hansen as the Head of Infrastructure Technology.
Both of the new hires will be based in GAIN’s office in London. They will report to Alastair Hine, the Chief Operating Officer of GAIN Capital. According to the statement released today, the new additions are part of the firm’s continued investment into talent and capabilities regarding IT development and infrastructure.
As the Head of IT Development at GAIN, Levin will be in charge of all IT development for the company. This includes the delivery of all technology projects, internally and externally. Hansen, on the other hand, will lead IT infrastructure and support its development for GAIN as the Head of Infrastructure Technology.
Hansen and Levine to help build out GAIN Capital’s Krakow operations
Furthermore, both Levine and Hansen will play a key role in helping to build out GAIN’s technology and operations center in Krakow, Poland, the statement said.
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Commenting on the appointments Glenn Stevens, the Chief Executive Officer of GAIN Capital said: “Boris and Rasmus each bring many years of industry experience and deep technological expertise, which make them invaluable additions to our management team.
“Their knowledge of real time, low latency, Cloud and AI technologies, along with their understanding of how to apply them to our business model and service operations, is very exciting and directly aligns with our technology and product strategy and our overall growth aspirations. We are pleased to welcome them to our organization and look forward to their contributions.”
Levine joins GAIN Capital from IG Group, ending a 16-year-long tenure with the company. Most recently he was the Chief Architecture Officer at the firm. In this role, he was responsible for the development of real-time pricing and risk management systems, as well as technical architecture and strategy.
Before being employed at GAIN, Hansen was working at ION technology where he was the Enterprise Architect. In this role, he managed teams across EMEA, APAC, and the US and ran groups across Infrastructure Technology, Service Operations and Enterprise Architecture.