LeapRate Unique… LeapRate has discovered that FCA regulated institutional FX dealer Fixi plc has made quite a few 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 primarily based 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, accountable for 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 Worth as its new CFO. Mr. Worth 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 yr, Fixi posted a loss of about £2 million in fiscal 2017 forward of a deliberate growth of companies to the UK retail buying and selling market. After buying management of the corporate from Carlos Sevilleja, Goran Drapac invested a further £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 numerous shopper base than it had beneath earlier possession.
Again to the naming of Jason Gibson as the brand new CEO, controlling shareholder Goran Drapac despatched the next observe out at the moment to the corporate’s staff:
At this time is an thrilling day as we announce that Jason William Gibson will likely 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’d personally wish to thank Steve for his contribution to Fixi over the previous 18 months and want him each success in his future endeavours.
Jason will likely be liable for re establishing FIXI as a dominant chief within the FX derivatives international markets, constructing on the strong basis he and his group have already begun since becoming a member of Fixi mid final yr. 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 inside the FX derivatives market that spans over 25 years. I’ve labored intently with him over a few years and might bear witness to his abilities as an achieved chief combining a mixture of inspiration, operational expertise, technical breadth, and fervour in help of each the enterprise and its purchasers.
Could 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 concentrate on distinctive shopper service and the supply of a extremely skilled international product.
Please be part of me in welcoming Jason to the helm.