LeapRate Exclusive… Global Market Index ltd (GMIUK) announced a number of changes to the management of the firm.
Chris Hossain-Nelson, who had joined last summer as Global Head of Sales, is in now in the process of being appointed to the Board of Directors of GMIUK. Before joining GMIUK, Hossain-Nelson was the Global Head of Institutional Partnerships at FXCM Pro.
GMIUK has also strengthened its compliance department with the joining of Chanaka Warnapura at the start of this year as a Head of Compliance in GMI UK. Warnapura has an extensive track record within the industry, having held senior compliance roles at FIXI plc and Henyep Capital Markets.
Furthermore, Mohammed Omayer has been promoted within the company and will now serve as the firm’s Operations Manager and MLRO. He was also recently appointed as the Company’s Secretary to the Board of Directors. Omayer joined the firm last summer as the compliance manager, having previously held compliance roles at Monex Europe and GKFX.
As outlined previously, the broker expects increased revenue to come from several core areas – highly customizable liquidity for institutional clients, geographical expansion, an increased focus on professional traders as well as close cooperation with its sister technology company, Finstek.
As part of the firm’s push to expand its offering to professional clients, GMIUK has hired Marco Chiaiese to serve as a Sales Manager of its Professional Client Sales Division, having recently left Pepperstone UK.
GMIUK has confirmed that Iain Rogers has left the firm in late March after a short stint with the firm. As previously reported, John Taylor left the brokerage to pursue a brand new opportunity outside of the industry.
Commenting on Taylor’s departure, the CEO of GMI UK, Ashraf Ebid said:
We wish to thank John for his remarkable service during his tenure at GMI UK. He will always remain a dear friend and he will assist us on special projects.