Now halfway through the month of November, we are witnessing the effects upon the crypto industry from the collapse of FTX. However, the hiring in the forex, crypto and fintech industry still continues nonetheless. Let’s review the executives that have taken on new roles and challenges in our executive moves roundup of the week.

Visa to Replace Alfred Kelly with Ryan McInerneyto as CEO

Visa (NYSE: V) has named Ryan McInerney as the new Chief Executive Officer, replacing Alfred Kelly, effective from 1 February 2023. Kelly, now also the company's Chairman, will become the Executive Chairman of Visa.

The appointment for the apex management role came with an internal promotion as McInerney will be elevated from his current position of President. He joined Visa in 2013 and is responsible for overseeing its financial institutions, acquirers, merchants and partners.

Find out more about Visa replacing Alfred Kelly with Ryan McInerneyto as the new CEO.

Damian McDowell Steps Down as USGFX-UK CEO

Damian McDowell has stepped down from the role of Chief Executive Officer at Union Standard International Group Limited (previously known as USGFX).

According to a Companies House filing, McDowell’s appointment as a Director of the United Kingdom-based company ended on Wednesday. It means he will no longer remain in the apex management role of the company.

Read more about Damian McDowell stepping down from his role as the UK CEO of USGFX.

Amana Capital Promotes Charbel Saleh to Head of Operations

Amana Capital has promoted Charbel Saleh to the position of the Head of Operations. Saleh announced his promotion on Wednesday on LinkedIn.

The executive joined Amana Capital in February 2015 as a Customer Support and Operation Associate. He started working for the retail broker after spending over a year in Lebanon at the rival brokerage FXCM in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) office.

Discover more about Amana Capital promoting Charbel Saleh as Head of Operations.

Vince De Castro Joins OneRoyal as Chief Marketing Officer

OneRoyal has onboarded Vince De Castro as the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). He already joined the broker's Cyprus office earlier this month.

OneRoyal was established in 2006 and is now operating with approval from regulators in Cyprus and Australia. In addition, it is registered in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and holds an offshore license obtained from the Vanuatu Financial Services Commission.

Learn more about OneRoyal onboarding Vince De Castro as the new Chief Marketing Officer.

Deriv Appoints Alexandros Patsalides as Head of Institutional Dept.

Deriv has appointed Alexandros Patsalides as its new Head of the Institutional Department.

Patsalides announced his appointment by Deriv on Monday on LinkedIn. The executive has over 18 years of experience working within the IT industry in Cyprus including in managerial and commercial roles. During the course of his career, Patsalides has worked for top organizations, such as Tools for Brokers and IBM.

Find out more about Alexandros Patsalides being appointed by Deriv as its Head of Institutional Dept.

IS Prime Hires NatWest Market’s Sandeep Nanuwan for Sales Role

IS Prime has hired Sandeep Nanuwan from NatWest into its agency execution team. He will “focus on institutional sales to banks, hedge funds and asset managers,” IS Prime announced in a press statement shared with Finance Magnates.

Nanuwan joins IS Prime after working for over three years at the forex prime brokerage client service team of NatWest Markets in London. In the new role, he will report to Barry Flanigan, IS Prime’s Head of Liquidity and Distribution.

Read more about IS Prime recruiting Sandeep Nanuwan for a sales position.

eToro Names Orel Assia as eToro Money's Growth Head

eToro has appointed Orel Assia as its Head of Growth for eToro Money. Initially, Assia joined the broker in November 2018 and has been a Design Manager until now.

The appointment came when eToro had been pushing for the expansion of eToro Money in several regions. Its services are now available in countries across Europe, including Iceland, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Poland, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Finland, the UK, Cyprus, Romania, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Malta, Monaco, France, Austria, Slovakia, Slovenia and Germany.

Discover more about eToro naming Orel Assia as the Growth Head of eToro Money.

Now halfway through the month of November, we are witnessing the effects upon the crypto industry from the collapse of FTX. However, the hiring in the forex, crypto and fintech industry still continues nonetheless. Let’s review the executives that have taken on new roles and challenges in our executive moves roundup of the week.

Visa to Replace Alfred Kelly with Ryan McInerneyto as CEO

Visa (NYSE: V) has named Ryan McInerney as the new Chief Executive Officer, replacing Alfred Kelly, effective from 1 February 2023. Kelly, now also the company's Chairman, will become the Executive Chairman of Visa.

The appointment for the apex management role came with an internal promotion as McInerney will be elevated from his current position of President. He joined Visa in 2013 and is responsible for overseeing its financial institutions, acquirers, merchants and partners.

Find out more about Visa replacing Alfred Kelly with Ryan McInerneyto as the new CEO.

Damian McDowell Steps Down as USGFX-UK CEO

Damian McDowell has stepped down from the role of Chief Executive Officer at Union Standard International Group Limited (previously known as USGFX).

According to a Companies House filing, McDowell’s appointment as a Director of the United Kingdom-based company ended on Wednesday. It means he will no longer remain in the apex management role of the company.

Read more about Damian McDowell stepping down from his role as the UK CEO of USGFX.

Amana Capital Promotes Charbel Saleh to Head of Operations

Amana Capital has promoted Charbel Saleh to the position of the Head of Operations. Saleh announced his promotion on Wednesday on LinkedIn.

The executive joined Amana Capital in February 2015 as a Customer Support and Operation Associate. He started working for the retail broker after spending over a year in Lebanon at the rival brokerage FXCM in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) office.

Discover more about Amana Capital promoting Charbel Saleh as Head of Operations.

Vince De Castro Joins OneRoyal as Chief Marketing Officer

OneRoyal has onboarded Vince De Castro as the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). He already joined the broker's Cyprus office earlier this month.

OneRoyal was established in 2006 and is now operating with approval from regulators in Cyprus and Australia. In addition, it is registered in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and holds an offshore license obtained from the Vanuatu Financial Services Commission.

Learn more about OneRoyal onboarding Vince De Castro as the new Chief Marketing Officer.

Deriv Appoints Alexandros Patsalides as Head of Institutional Dept.

Deriv has appointed Alexandros Patsalides as its new Head of the Institutional Department.

Patsalides announced his appointment by Deriv on Monday on LinkedIn. The executive has over 18 years of experience working within the IT industry in Cyprus including in managerial and commercial roles. During the course of his career, Patsalides has worked for top organizations, such as Tools for Brokers and IBM.

Find out more about Alexandros Patsalides being appointed by Deriv as its Head of Institutional Dept.

IS Prime Hires NatWest Market’s Sandeep Nanuwan for Sales Role

IS Prime has hired Sandeep Nanuwan from NatWest into its agency execution team. He will “focus on institutional sales to banks, hedge funds and asset managers,” IS Prime announced in a press statement shared with Finance Magnates.

Nanuwan joins IS Prime after working for over three years at the forex prime brokerage client service team of NatWest Markets in London. In the new role, he will report to Barry Flanigan, IS Prime’s Head of Liquidity and Distribution.

Read more about IS Prime recruiting Sandeep Nanuwan for a sales position.

eToro Names Orel Assia as eToro Money's Growth Head

eToro has appointed Orel Assia as its Head of Growth for eToro Money. Initially, Assia joined the broker in November 2018 and has been a Design Manager until now.

The appointment came when eToro had been pushing for the expansion of eToro Money in several regions. Its services are now available in countries across Europe, including Iceland, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Poland, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Finland, the UK, Cyprus, Romania, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Malta, Monaco, France, Austria, Slovakia, Slovenia and Germany.

Discover more about eToro naming Orel Assia as the Growth Head of eToro Money.