LeapRate Exclusive… LeapRate has learned that Fadi Alkhatib has joined retail forex broker GKFX, to head GKFX’s Dubai office and its business generally in the Middle East region. Alkhatib joins from Abu-Dhabi based ADS Securities, where he was VP Sales the past two and a half years. Before his stint at ADS, Alkhatib also worked in senior management positions at FX Solutions, Integral Solutions, and platform provider ACT Forex.
GKFX is an FCA regulated broker, which is owned by a group of Turkish investors led by online entrepreneur Kasim Garipoglu, who also backs online gaming site Smart Live Casino.
It has been on an expansion tear the past two years, now boasting 20 offices including Dubai and Egypt in the MENA region.
Alkhatib told LeapRate about his new appointment, “After a few great years helping ADS grow to become a dominant force in the region, I’m pleased to now have the opportunity to do the same for GKFX. I’ve been given a clear mandate as CEO for the region by the people behind GKFX, and look forward to the challenges ahead.”