Tal Zohar leaves IG Group to head ELITE Connect at the LSE

Tal Zohar

LeapRate has learned that seasoned Retail Forex industry executive Tal Zohar has left IG Group Holdings plc (LON:IGG) for a new position as Head of Elite Connect and a member of the Senior Management Team at the London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LON:LSE).

ELITE is the LSE’s investor relation portal and education center. Its mission is to support private and public companies connecting with capital using digital technology. ELITE offers a complete suite of solutions from education, to capital raising and investor relations management. ELITE Connect (at elite-connect.com) is an innovative Social Network which facilitates next generation engagement between Companies (Public and Private), Investors, Investor Relations, Brokers and Advisers globally.

At IG, Tal Zohar was Global Business Development Officer and a Member of Group’s Management. Tal oversaw the company’s global business development unit, and led a number of key projects for IG including the restructuring of IG’s Affiliate program. His last major initiative was the acquisition and integration of popular Forex research website DailyFX, acquired in late 2016 from the FXCM unit of Global Brokerage Inc (NASDAQ:GLBR) for $40 million.

Mr. Zohar had moved to London from his native Israel in 2014 to join IG. IG had hired Mr. Zohar from FXCM, where he was CEO of FXCM’s Israel branch for five years.

More on the LSE’s ELITE program can be seen in the following video:

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