Gold-i, a fintech firm offering trading systems integration solutions for the financial services industry, announced on Tuesday that it has promoted Mark Alvarez-Buylla as the company’s Director of Operations.
In his new role, Alvarez-Buylla will oversee Gold-i‘s operations and client deployment. Additionally, he will be responsible for the activities of the company’s account team.
Further, he will join the company’s management board alongside Founder and CEO, Tom Higgins, Chief Commercial Officer, Julian Elliott, and Chief Technology Officer, Chris James.
“I feel very privileged to be part of the Gold-i Management Board and to have the opportunity to play a more strategic role in the organization. Gold-i is a great company to work for, with market-leading technology and a focus on continually evolving and pushing boundaries,” Alvarez-Buylla said in a statement.
Alvarez-Buylla joined Gold-i in 2018 as a Project Coordinator and was later promoted as the Head of Operations. Based in the United Kingdom, he played a key role in enhancing the fintech’s client onboarding process.
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He started his career in 2012 at Eze Software Group and spent six years there in multiple roles.
A Crucial Time for Gold-i
His recent promotion at Gold-i came when the company is focusing to expand its global footprint. In addition, Gold-i entered into an array of partnerships recently to enhance its offerings to its trading industry client base.
“Mark is a huge asset to Gold-i and widely respected by our clients and the Gold-i team,” said Higgins. “Over the last three years, he has demonstrated exceptional management skills and high standards in client servicing. He embodies Gold-i’s core values – he is incredibly dedicated, has a strong work ethic, and also enjoys having fun.”
“This is an ideal time for Mark to join the Management Board. The institutional market is key to the strategic direction of the company, with products such as the Gold-i Matrix and Crypto Switch 2.0™. Mark will be able to leverage his extensive experience in hedge fund technology provision and large-scale installations to help support our growth ambitions.”