Retail FX broker Tickmill announced today the appointment of Sudhanshu Agarwal as Global Chief Executive Officer effective January 28, 2015.
After a decade of holding key positions at respected brokerage firms, such as GFT and AvaTrade in Australia, Sudhanshu Agarwal now joins the management team of Tickmill. Mr. Agarwal has previously overseen all key aspects of the brokerage business with a strong focus on customer experience, regulatory compliance and high performance forex operations.
This appointment follows Estonian firm Armada Markets having moved away from retail FX business and transferring its retail and commercial direct FX business to Seychelles based Tickmill.
Sudhanshu started in the industry at GFT and most recently sat on the Board of Directors for regulated firms, such as USGFX and Responsible Manager for Direct FX. Previously he served as CEO – Australia for AvaTrade while launching the Australian branch from the implementation phase through to live operations.
As Responsible Manager (RM) for ASIC approved firms in derivatives and foreign exchange, Sudhanshu ensures Tickmill will benefit from his lengthy industry experience in meeting different-standard compliance, finance, AML/CTF, and customer funds segregation obligations and requirements.
Sudhanshu says he is determined to “provide an honest service that is client focused and delivers the best trading conditions to the client. With Tickmill, I have the opportunity to develop a company on those main principles.”
He continues, “I have had most of my former years of education in the service industry, hence providing quality customer service is part of my DNA.”
Natalija Kozlovska, Tickmill VP of Marketing comments, “Our team pursues the clear vision to have Tickmill recognized as a respected leader in the retail financial brokerage industry, a customer-preferred broker for high-quality trading services and an excellent customer experience. Sudhanshu shares the vision with the team and will be a great leader to take the company to new heights.”
Amongst current Tickmill’s attractions to retail brokerage clients are, spreads from zero pips, a transparent ECN (full STP and DMA) platform permitting all strategies including scalping, and a wealth of diverse trading instruments currently including 64 currency pairs and precious metals, while CFDs, and related commodities will be introduced over the coming weeks.