LeapRate Unique… LeapRate has discovered that FCA regulated institutional FX dealer Fixi plc has made numerous modifications in its senior administration ranks, together with the appointment of a brand new CEO and a brand new CFO.
Fixi is managed by Goran Drapac, additionally the founder and controlling shareholder of Australia based mostly Retail FX dealer AxiTrader.
Leaving Fixi plc is (now-former) CEO Steven Reeves, who had been with Fixi since 2015. Mr. Reeves had joined Fixi after serving as CFO of GKFX from 2013-2015, and as monetary controller of the UK operation of Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) from 2011-2013. He had additionally frolicked in finance roles at ODL Securities and Metropolis Index.
Changing Mr. Reeves as CEO of Fixi is Jason Gibson. Mr. Gibson has been COO of Fixi and Mr. Reeves’ #2 the previous two years, in control of the corporate’s core Europe and MENA companies. He has been with the AxiTrader / Fixi group the previous 4 years. Prior he was in senior administration and buying and selling roles at a number of FX companies together with TradeNext, ETX Capital, GKFX and Metropolis Index.
Fixi additionally has employed Kieran Value as its new CFO. Mr. Value joins Fixi after having served as CFO the previous three years at Divisa Capital’s UK arm.
As was additionally completely reported by LeapRate late final 12 months, Fixi posted a loss of about £2 million in fiscal 2017 forward of a deliberate enlargement of providers to the UK retail buying and selling market. After buying management of the corporate from Carlos Sevilleja, Goran Drapac invested an extra £three million into Fixi as the corporate broadened its product vary and added new buying and selling platforms to widen its attraction to a extra various shopper base than it had underneath earlier possession.
Again to the naming of Jason Gibson as the brand new CEO, controlling shareholder Goran Drapac despatched the next observe out in the present day to the corporate’s staff:
At the moment is an thrilling day as we announce that Jason William Gibson shall be taking the helm as the brand new CEO of FIXI.
Jason has been promoted from inside. Beforehand as COO, he’s now changing Steve Reeves who has made the choice to maneuver on from Fixi plc to different alternatives. I might personally wish to thank Steve for his contribution to Fixi over the previous 18 months and need him each success in his future endeavours.
Jason shall be answerable for re establishing FIXI as a dominant chief within the FX derivatives international markets, constructing on the strong basis he and his staff have already begun since becoming a member of Fixi mid final 12 months. He has already commenced the journey inside Fixi with the formation of Fixi’s retail providing, FixiMarkets.
Jason brings to the corporate a wealth of expertise from throughout the FX derivatives market that spans over 25 years. I’ve labored carefully with him over a few years and might bear witness to his abilities as an completed chief combining a mixture of inspiration, operational expertise, technical breadth, and keenness in help of each the enterprise and its shoppers.
Might I be the primary to congratulate Jason on accepting this new problem. I look to ahead to many affluent years forward for Fixi with him as CEO as he grows the enterprise with give attention to distinctive shopper service and the supply of a extremely skilled international product.
Please be a part of me in welcoming Jason to the helm.