Plus500 hires Google veteran Ari Shotland as CTO


Leading Retail FX and CFDs broker Plus500 has announced that it has hired Google executive Ari Shotland as the company’s new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

Ari Shotland Plus500

Ari Shotland, Plus500

Ari Shotland had been with Google Israel for the past 11 years, as Senior Staff Software Engineer & Tech Lead Manager. He holds BSc and MSc degrees from Haifa’s Technion.

In a statement the company stated:

Mr. Shotland has an extensive technological background and most recently held the position of Senior Staff Software Engineer and Tech Lead Manager at Google Israel. This appointment reflects the importance that the Group places on its in-house proprietary technology and internal technical expertise, which the Board believes represents a significant competitive advantage and barrier to entry. The Group will continue to invest heavily in this capability to maintain this advantage.

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