Samantha Roady to step down from role as GAIN Capital’s President of Retail Business

Maria Nikolova

Samantha Roady is set to pursue other interests outside the leveraged trading industry.

Online trading major Gain Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP) has just announced that Samantha Roady will be stepping down from her role as President of the Retail business, effective September 30, 2019. She is set to pursue other interests outside the leveraged trading industry.

Following Ms. Roady’s departure, Glenn Stevens, CEO of GAIN, will assume direct responsibility for the company’s global Retail business.

As President of GAIN’s retail business, Samantha Roady has been responsible for the oversight of the strategy and day to day operations supporting the company’s retail business and its three key distribution channels:, City Index and partnerships.

Samantha Roady joined GAIN in October 1999 as a founding partner and has held increasing leadership responsibility during her nearly 17 year tenure at the company. During 1999-2006, she led the marketing function for both GAIN Capital and, the company’s retail FX brand. In 2006 she assumed the role of Chief Marketing Officer and in 2008 added responsibility for direct sales. In October 2013, Samantha Roady was appointed Chief Commercial Officer, adding partnerships & product development to her remit. She assumed the role of President of Retail in March 2016.

Prior to GAIN, Samantha Roady was director of marketing for FNX Limited, the trading & risk management systems provider.

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