GKFX Financial Services Limited, recognized extra generally as merely GKFX, introduced this Tuesday through a regulatory submitting with the United Kingdom’s Companies House that it has appointed its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Robert Woolfe as a director.
GKFX is a UK-based on-line overseas change (foreign exchange), contracts for distinction (CFD) and unfold betting dealer. According to the submitting, the appointment of Woolfe as a director is efficient as of at this time.
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Finance Magnates reached out to GKFX for extra info on the appointment, however at time of publishing, we have now not but obtained a response.
Robert Woolfe joins GKFX as CEO
As Finance Magnates reported in June of final yr, Woolfe joined GKFX as the corporate’s CEO, changing Brian Myers, who had resigned from the agency two months beforehand.
Myers was the CEO of GKFX for under a yr and a half. After he resigned from the dealer, one month later, he appeared at Divisa UK Limited which has since rebranded to Equiti Capital UK.
Woolfe took up the function of CEO after having spent greater than a decade within the business. He joined GKFX from Capital Index which he based. The retail dealer was launched in early 2014 and obtained regulatory approval from the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission in the identical yr and from the British Financial Conduct Authority in 2015.
Woolfe began off his profession working in gross sales with IG Index, now part of the IG Group. According to his LinkedIn profile, he labored with the brokerage from September 2005 till October 2008.
From right here, he moved on to ETX Capital, the place he was the Head of FX. Ishaq Siddiqi, a former Market Strategist with ETX, instructed Finance Magnates in 2013 that Woolfe was “was instrumental in organising the FX desk” for ETX.
Woolfe was part of the ETX Capital crew for greater than 5 years. Initially becoming a member of in November of 2008 and leaving in December 2013 to arrange Capital Index.