FX and CFD broker Emporium Capital hires industry veteran Robert Woolfe as COO

Rick Steves

His past experience within the FX and CFD industry includes top roles at Capital Index, London Capital Group, GKFX, ETX Capital, and IG.  “I’m delighted to be part of the Emporium Capital team and spearheading the brokerages global expansion plans”, he said about the appointment.

FX and CFD broker Emporium Capital has appointed Robert Woolfe as Chief Operations Officer for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Reporting directly to chief executive Kaschif Ali, the new COO will be in charge of operations at the online platform for Forex, Shares, Energy, Precious Metals, and Cryptocurrency trading.

Robert Woolfe: 30-year FX veteran specialized in risk and brokerage

Robert Woolfe joins Emporium Capital after more than 30 years within the FX industry, having worked on the floor of international money markets and trading rooms in Sydney, New York, Luxembourg, and London.

He has previously chaired board and risk committees for financial trading houses turning over nine figures and has founded profitable start up brokerages.

Kaschif Ali, CEO at Emporium Capital, commented: “We are excited to be welcoming Robert Woolfe as our new COO and into our team that has been rapidly expanding throughout the year. We have had a strong financial year so far and with our forward-looking outlook and solid company culture we’re exciting to be continuing this positive path. Robert’s experience will be invaluable to us and will help support the rapid
growth and technological advancements we have been working on throughout the past 12 months.”

Robert Woolfe, Chief Operations Officer MENA at Emporium Capital, said: “I’m delighted to be part of the Emporium Capital team and spearheading the brokerages global expansion plans. Emporium Capital has recently made some impressive developments to its service offering and has been continuously expanding an already solid team of highly experience industry experts which I’m delighted to be part of. I’m eager to contribute with my years of experience from within the financial services industry and support Emporium Capital’s next steps to become the market leader.”

The new COO at Emporium Capital has played senior roles at Board level including CEO positions at regulated brokerages in the UK and EU, which will prove valuable at the new challenge, where he will leverage is experience in providing financial derivatives to a mass retail audience as well as institutional and high net worth clients.

His past experience within the FX and CFD industry includes top roles at Capital Index, London Capital Group, GKFX, ETX Capital, and IG.

Emporium Capital has recently launched a new website and hired Abdelhadi Laabi as its new Chief Marketing Officer in an effort to boost the brand of the FX and CFD brokerage firm across the globe.

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