Australian retail FX and CFD firm FXTG has appointed Rafael Barlev as Global Vice President of FXTG Australia. Mr. Barlev will work directly with FXTG CEO Stavro D’Amore in directing company operations as the firm looks to expand its reach and profile in the Asia-Pacific region.
“I am very enthusiastic about this fantastic opportunity to assist in the development of one of Australia’s fastest growing FX & CFD brokerages and I can’t wait to get started”, Mr. Barlev stated.
In addition, Mr. Barlev is actively building upon FXTG’s success with algorithmic trading products. Mr. Barlev went on to state “Today’s market is highly influenced by algorithmic and automated trading and I am very pleased to introduce our next generation of trading algorithms to this market”.
As the new VP of FXTG, Mr. Barlev brings qualified experience of 10 years in the financial services and brokerage industry, having worked in both the binary options and algorithmic trading sectors since 2005. Mr. Barlev’s career includes time at Saxo Bank and Utrade where he focused on retail sales and algorithmic trading systems respectively.
Mr. Barlev’s role will focus on the optimisation and expansion of FXTG’s Asia-Pacific operations, specifically to enhance the company’s existing industry partnerships and services as well as establishing new services to support FXTG’s clients’ needs globally.
Alongside the new appointment, FXTG’s CEO Stavro D’Amore said, “Rafael brings an added dimension to our development and will take the company to the next level. Rafael and I will be working closely on the business development side of FXTG”.