Crculus taps Michael Idzkowski as head of sales

abdelaziz Fathi

Michael Idzkowski has joined Crculus, a UK-based startup that describes itself as a multi-custody middleware infrastructure for financial institutions, in the post of its head of sales.

Idzkowski brings nearly eight years of experience as well as a wide network of connections across financial markets, business development knowledge, and management skillsets in addition to his industry insights. He will be tasked with promoting Crculus’ technology stack, which sits in between the application and operating layer enabling operability between multiple custodians.

Most recently, he served as sales director for the EMEA at DMALINK, a provider of institutional FX trading services.

Prior to DMALINK, Michael spent more than three years at ADSS, having originally joined the Middle East-focused broker as a relationship manager for institutional sales back in 2017. In this role, he was tasked with expanding the business in Eastern Europe and the Nordics through marketing strategies as well as engaging with private individuals, corporates and more, his LinkedIn states.

In February 2018, Idzkowski moved up the Abu Dhabi-headquartered broker’s ladder to his most recent role as head of relationship management. Here, he managed a pipeline of global prospects as well as onboarded and acquired new clients.

Before he was at ADSS, Idzkowski worked at GlobalData Plc, a data and Analytics company, for just over a year. During this time, he held two roles, firstly as the Business Development Manager when he joined initially in March 2016, and his final role with the company was Senior Business Development Manager at EMEA.

In August 2015, Idzkowski started working as head of sales for FX Capital, a Hedge Fund predominantly focusing on the FX space using advanced algorithmic strategies. There, he was based in London, and his role was largely based around raising the company’s asset under management through private and institutional investors.

Commenting on his appointment, Michael Idzkowski said: “I’m incredibly excited to announce our latest venture Crculus! We’re diving deep into the world of crypto to address some of the biggest issues facing the institutional adoption of digital assets. Stay tuned for more information.”

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