FP Markets appoints former Clifford Chance financial sector lawyer Craig Allison as Head of Global Development

“I am thrilled to be joining such a respected and well-established company as FP Markets which is ASIC regulated and has an excellent reputation in the market for its technology, exceptional pricing and dedication to a superior customer experience” says Craig Allison on his new appointment

FP Markets, a market-leading and well-established global CFD and Forex provider with over 13 year’s industry experience, is delighted to announce the appointment of Craig Allison as the company’s new Head of Global Development.

Craig will lead a rapidly expanding global team across sales, marketing, compliance, risk and back office with his primary focus on driving business development, setting-up strategic operations globally and applying key marketing strategies to enhance the company’s product offering.

Matt Murphie, Managing Director of FP Markets commented, “We are delighted to have Craig on board. His global experience and multi-skilled business awareness and drive are exactly what the company needs to execute its global strategy. We have invested heavily in technology over the years and I am thrilled to combine our impressive infrastructure with his strong client, stakeholder and sponsor-engagement skills to take the business to new heights.”

“Our focus with Craig on board is to now move the company to a different level and we are confident that FP Markets will soon be recognised globally, as it currently is in Australia, as the leading industry brand. He has proven leadership abilities and strongly upholds our long history of always putting clients’ needs at the centre of our offering, focusing on allowing FP Markets to offer unrivalled technology and trading conditions which will ensure that we continue to be considered as a bench-mark for best-practice” said Mr Murphie.

Bringing a wealth of experience to FP Markets, Craig is a globally-experienced and multi-lingual senior executive with an outstanding track record of success; driving operational performance, business development into new international markets, revenues/ROI and governance.

Craig began his career as a solicitor in the banking and finance practice of prestigious global law firm Clifford Chance, working in their London and São Paulo offices. He then moved to global sports marketing firm IMG, initially based in London and then Rio de Janeiro, where he was involved in the financing and commercialisation of several key stadium projects for the FIFA 2014 World Cup.

Craig then held several board level roles at globally-renowned marketing agencies Squint/Opera, WING and CSM Sports & Entertainment as well as working for the Rio Olympics 2016 Organising Committee.

Craig Allison added, “I am thrilled to be joining such a respected and well-established company as FP Markets which is ASIC regulated and has an excellent reputation in the market for its technology, exceptional pricing and dedication to a superior customer experience. Following initial discussions, I was immediately taken by the vision of Directors of FP Markets and I am looking forward to taking the company to the next level.”

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