LeapRate has learned that Cyprus based, CySEC licensed Retail FX broker and social trading platform Naga Markets (formerly SwipeStox) has hired experienced FX industry marketing executive Dominic Poynter as the company’s new Head of Marketing & Affiliates.
Naga also operates an offshore brokerage under the same brand, Naga Capital Ltd, based in St. Vincent & the Grenadines.
Dominic Poynter joins Naga from institutional focused brokerage Positiva Markets. As was exclusively reported by LeapRate in April, Positiva was acquired and rebranded to ATFX, with much of the company’s functional roles (including marketing) shifted to the company’s base in London.
Prior to Positiva, Dominic Poynter had worked in various marketing roles at quite a number of Cyprus based FX brokers. Before joining Positiva in 2017 he was Director of Marketing Operations at easyMarkets from 2014-2017. He had also previously worked at JFD Brokers, FXTM and FxPro.
Dominic Poynter commented to LeapRate on his new role:
I am absolutely delighted to join NAGA Markets as a senior member of the team. It is a chance to expand my skills and experience to include blockchain and crypto currency products, and to work with stocks & asset management in addition to CFDs offering, an Academy offering accredited degrees like MBA in a strategic partnership with Alexander College/UWE Bristol, the NAGA Trader social trading platform and much, much more backed by NAGA a listed German FinTech Group, maximising my experience within Sales, Marketing and Partnerships.
Naga Markets is a social trading focused platform, formerly known as SwipeStox, and is backed by NAGA Group AG, a listed FinTech Group on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. NAGA Group was founded in 2015 and successfully IPO’d in 2017, and then acquired the world’s second largest ICO investor base with more than 63.000 subscribers in the NAGA token sale, NGC (raised > $50m USD) just a few months after the company’s debut on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The NAGA Group AG’s shareholders and partners include Chinese investment company FOSUN Group, the German Stock Exchange (Deutsche Börse AG), as well as Germany’s second oldest bank, Hauck & Aufhaeuser (founded 1796).