GKFX Appoints Former Alpari UK Executive, Jacob Plattner, as Managing Director

One broker's loss is another's gain, as GKFX has hired Jacob Plattner as its newest London-based managing director.

GKFX has secured the services of former Alpari UK executive, Jacob Plattner, who joins the broker as its newest Managing Director.

Last month, another former Alpari UK mainstay, David Hodge, landed at CMC Markets as its Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), following a tenure that included multiple senior level roles over a period of four years.

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In his newest role as Managing Director at GKFX, Mr. Plattner will be based out of London. He joins GKFX from Alpari UK and US, having served in a number of executive positions. These include, the Vice President of Institutional Sales and Head of Alpari Boston (Alpari US), as well as the Chief Operating Officer (Alpari UK).

Additional stops include Capital Market Services and IFX Markets, having specialized in sales roles dating back to 2006, according to his Linkedin profile.

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