A new appointment has been made by GAIN Capital, as Gerard Melia becomes the Head of Relationship Management for the online multi-asset brokerage. Mr. Melia is based in London and joins the firm this month after a series of senior roles for UK-based FX brokers over the years.
Before joining GAIN Capital in his new role, Mr. Melia was project manager at Synops – a UK firm that provides currency risk management solutions, from February 2015 – June 2016, according to a LinkedIn profile description attributed to him.
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Mr. Melia was previously Head of Institutional Operations & Product Delivery at CMC Markets from October 2008 through April 2011 and held a number of prior positions with CMC Markets dating back to 2005, before eventually leaving the firm to join IG Group as Institutional Sales & Relationship Manager from August 2011 through January 2013.
Throughout some of his previous roles, and since the start of 2013, Mr. Melia has concurrently held a position of director with Firmbridge solutions – a consultancy that specializes in sales and marketing as well as CRM and product development project in financial services.
Finance Magnates recently covered GAIN Capital’s June trading volumes which have seen an uptick thanks to market volatility including from the Brexit, as the company’s CEO chimed-in alongside industry peers in a related article about predictions for the UK’s financial center.