London-based retail brokerage, Tickmill has parted ways with Themis Christou, who held various marketing roles with the company for more than four years.
Mr. Christou is a highly experienced marketing professional, having spent eleven years at relevant roles with different companies before kicking off his career in the FX industry in 2016.
He rose through the ranks at Tickmill since he originally joined the brokerage as a Senior Marketing Specialist. During this stint, Christou worked his way up through several senior roles with the firm, culminating with the position of Global Head of Marketing Projects.
His responsibilities at Tickmill included working with the CMO and across business functions to develop brand strategies that meet revenue objectives. Christou also oversaw all marketing projects, tasks and performance.
Prior to that, many short stints at different Fintech firms took Christou’s career between 2009 and 2015, until he joined CySEC-regulated FX broker, Orbex. Based in Limassol, he worked there for nearly eight months as Senior Marketing Executive.
Mr. Christou Posted the Following Message on Social Media:
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“In 2016, I joined Tickmill Group to pursue an amazing role within the marketing department. The years I have spent here have helped me grow both professionally and personally. I owe so much of that to every single one of you that I have worked with on a daily basis.
“I feel blessed that I had the opportunity to work with some of the finest professionals in the industry and I am proud of the impact we made. Since 2016 the evolution of the Tickmill brand has been immense, it has expanded globally and has become one of the most respectful brands in the industry. And I couldn’t be any prouder about that!
“Undeniably, 2020 has been a year of major global changes, which has let me take the leap and make a professional change myself.
“The end of 2020 will find me moving to a startup company in the Fintech sphere. Frankly, I am thrilled for this new start and I look forward to serving build another great brand from the ground up!”
Tickmill has recently reported strong financial results for the fiscal year 2019, having bested its equivalents from the year before. Net revenue stood at $68.6 million, marking a 52.1% increase from 2018’s result of $45.1 million. Net profit came in at $37.7 million, a slight incline of 4% compared to 2018’s figure of $19.7 million.
Moving on to 2020, the global landscape has changed significantly following the worldwide pandemic seen during the first half of the year.