Rob Bowen, CCO and Head of Pepperstone UK Office
Rob Bowen joined Pepperstone, the corporate confirmed to Finance Magnates in an announcement. He will proceed to be primarily based out of London and can maintain the place of Chief Commercial Officer for Europe and South Africa.
Bowen has an in depth profession within the buying and selling business. He most not too long ago held numerous roles at IG Group. His nine-year run with the London-listed brokerage firm included a number of senior positions.
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As Managing Director of IG’s South African and EMEA companies and most not too long ago as Commercial Director of IG’s community of worldwide workplaces and Executive Committee member, he performed a key position for the regional growth of the UK dealer’s enterprise.
His popularity within the business precedes him. With in-depth data of the European and South African market, he’s a strategic rent for Pepperstone at a key time for the business within the space.
Bowen shall be heading Pepperstone’s London workplace and can be a part of the corporate later within the new 12 months after a interval of gardening go away.
Before becoming a member of IG Group, he spent eight years at GNI contact, part of MF Global and Man Group. He joins Pepperstone at a time when the corporate has been actively increasing its enterprise in Europe.
The current change in EU’s regulatory necessities in direction of brokers has created new alternatives. With a stable capital base and a profitable Australian license, Pepperstone has the chance to seize EU shoppers from its opponents.
The firm has an in depth portfolio of merchandise and a aggressive providing. The agency is providing cTrader, MetaTrader four and MetaTrader 5 alongside numerous dealer instruments, which have gotten increasingly essential for retention.
The firm’s UK operation posted stable revenues throughout its first 12 months as an FCA-licensed dealer. The agency’s UK Companies House submitting for fiscal 2018 revealed about £5 million ($6.four million) of revenues and a revenue of £1.7 million ($2.2 million).
The firm began the restructuring of its UK workplace in late 2018 with the exit of CHAMP IV Funds.