As the year progresses forward, we end the month of February in the Forex, Crypto and Fintech universe. Let’s review the executives that have taken on new roles or new challenges in our executive roundup of the week.

Tools for Brokers Promotes Vahab Hasiri as MENA Business Development Head

On Monday Tools for Brokers, a provider of technologies in the trading industry, promoted Vahab Hasiri as the Head of Business Development of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), improving its focus in the region.

He plans to work closely with the company's sales and marketing team.

"As the Head of Business Development MENA, my main focus will be on designing and implementing new business development strategies to establish long-term partnerships and to expand TFB's presence in the Middle East & North Africa region further," Hasiri said in a statement.

Learn more about the promotion of Vahab Hasiri at Tools for Brokers.

Spotware Systems Appoints Aris Christoforou as Head of Marketing

Also at the beginning of the week, Spotware Systems Limited, a Cyprus-based forex CFD trading and spread betting platform, announced the appointment of Aris Christoforou as Head of Marketing.

Christoforou is in charge of driving the business growth and effective implementation of its consumer-led marketing strategy as well as its goals, while spearheading client growth and development.

Find out more about the appointment of Aris Christoforou as Head of Marketing at Spotware Systems.

Global Kapital Group Names David Papier as GKPro’s New Head of Institutional Sales

Effective from January 2022, David Papier has been named by Global Kapital Group as its new Head of Institutional Sales for GKPro.

The hire of Papier, who brings more than twelve years of broking industry experience to GKPro, comes before other top-level planned hires as GKPro continues to expand globally in the B2B space.

Find out more about the Global Kapital Group’s announcement of David Papier as Head of Institutional Sales.

Equiti Capital Appoints Gurpreet Dehal as New Non-executive Chairman

Equiti Capital UK Limited announced the appointment of Gurpreet Dehal, as the company’s Non-Executive Chairman and Paul Webb as its COO.

The institutional/B2B arm of global Forex and CFDs brokerage Equiti Group stated that the hire is part of its efforts to make changes to its senior management and board structure to spearhead the company’s growth.

Dehal replaces David Meek, the company’s Non-Executive Chairman subject to FCA approval.

Discover more about Gurpreet Dehal as the new Non-executive Chairman at Equiti Capital.

CFI Financial Names Stelios Thrasyvoulou as Chief Technology Officer

With Thrasyvoulou onboard, the broker intends to introduce major advancements to its technological artillery, but it has not specified where it will focus.

“CFI has been seeing tremendous growth recently, and one of my main objectives is to facilitate this growth by using new and robust technologies while helping the organization build new products and enhancing the existing infrastructure,” Thrasyvoulou said.

Learn more about CFI Financial naming Stelios Thrasyvoulou as the Chief Technology Officer.

Exclusive: Exness Hires Peter Plester to Lead the Company’s B2B Sales Efforts

In an exclusive, Finance Magnates learnt that Exness, a global multi-asset financial services provider, named Peter Plester, the former Head of FX Prime Brokerage at Saxo Bank, to lead its B2B sales efforts around the world.

Plester, an industry veteran with a deep understanding of the B2B segment, has worked with some of the leading names in the global financial services sector. Additionally, he has worked with some leading names, such as his recent role at Saxo Bank where he played an important part in the expansion of the company’s LP business worldwide.

Identify more about Finance Magnates’ exclusive on Exness hiring Peter Plester to lead the Company’s B2B sales efforts.

OANDA Taps Saxo Bank Exec Michael Aagaard to Head Its Forex Trading Business

Global online multi-asset trading services firm, OANDA announced the appointment of Michael Aagaard to head the company’s foreign exchange trading business.

Aagaard intends to serve as a Digital Assets Consultant in order to assist with the expansion of OANDA’s digital assets offerings.

Having joined Saxo Bank earlier in 2002 to develop new Back Office systems, Aagaard has been working with the bank for over 20 years.

Read more about OANDA selecting Michael Aagaard heading its Forex trading business.

As the year progresses forward, we end the month of February in the Forex, Crypto and Fintech universe. Let’s review the executives that have taken on new roles or new challenges in our executive roundup of the week.

Tools for Brokers Promotes Vahab Hasiri as MENA Business Development Head

On Monday Tools for Brokers, a provider of technologies in the trading industry, promoted Vahab Hasiri as the Head of Business Development of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), improving its focus in the region.

He plans to work closely with the company's sales and marketing team.

"As the Head of Business Development MENA, my main focus will be on designing and implementing new business development strategies to establish long-term partnerships and to expand TFB's presence in the Middle East & North Africa region further," Hasiri said in a statement.

Learn more about the promotion of Vahab Hasiri at Tools for Brokers.

Spotware Systems Appoints Aris Christoforou as Head of Marketing

Also at the beginning of the week, Spotware Systems Limited, a Cyprus-based forex CFD trading and spread betting platform, announced the appointment of Aris Christoforou as Head of Marketing.

Christoforou is in charge of driving the business growth and effective implementation of its consumer-led marketing strategy as well as its goals, while spearheading client growth and development.

Find out more about the appointment of Aris Christoforou as Head of Marketing at Spotware Systems.

Global Kapital Group Names David Papier as GKPro’s New Head of Institutional Sales

Effective from January 2022, David Papier has been named by Global Kapital Group as its new Head of Institutional Sales for GKPro.

The hire of Papier, who brings more than twelve years of broking industry experience to GKPro, comes before other top-level planned hires as GKPro continues to expand globally in the B2B space.

Find out more about the Global Kapital Group’s announcement of David Papier as Head of Institutional Sales.

Equiti Capital Appoints Gurpreet Dehal as New Non-executive Chairman

Equiti Capital UK Limited announced the appointment of Gurpreet Dehal, as the company’s Non-Executive Chairman and Paul Webb as its COO.

The institutional/B2B arm of global Forex and CFDs brokerage Equiti Group stated that the hire is part of its efforts to make changes to its senior management and board structure to spearhead the company’s growth.

Dehal replaces David Meek, the company’s Non-Executive Chairman subject to FCA approval.

Discover more about Gurpreet Dehal as the new Non-executive Chairman at Equiti Capital.

CFI Financial Names Stelios Thrasyvoulou as Chief Technology Officer

With Thrasyvoulou onboard, the broker intends to introduce major advancements to its technological artillery, but it has not specified where it will focus.

“CFI has been seeing tremendous growth recently, and one of my main objectives is to facilitate this growth by using new and robust technologies while helping the organization build new products and enhancing the existing infrastructure,” Thrasyvoulou said.

Learn more about CFI Financial naming Stelios Thrasyvoulou as the Chief Technology Officer.

Exclusive: Exness Hires Peter Plester to Lead the Company’s B2B Sales Efforts

In an exclusive, Finance Magnates learnt that Exness, a global multi-asset financial services provider, named Peter Plester, the former Head of FX Prime Brokerage at Saxo Bank, to lead its B2B sales efforts around the world.

Plester, an industry veteran with a deep understanding of the B2B segment, has worked with some of the leading names in the global financial services sector. Additionally, he has worked with some leading names, such as his recent role at Saxo Bank where he played an important part in the expansion of the company’s LP business worldwide.

Identify more about Finance Magnates’ exclusive on Exness hiring Peter Plester to lead the Company’s B2B sales efforts.

OANDA Taps Saxo Bank Exec Michael Aagaard to Head Its Forex Trading Business

Global online multi-asset trading services firm, OANDA announced the appointment of Michael Aagaard to head the company’s foreign exchange trading business.

Aagaard intends to serve as a Digital Assets Consultant in order to assist with the expansion of OANDA’s digital assets offerings.

Having joined Saxo Bank earlier in 2002 to develop new Back Office systems, Aagaard has been working with the bank for over 20 years.

Read more about OANDA selecting Michael Aagaard heading its Forex trading business.