Skilling hires CFD industry giant Jon Squires as Executive Director

Rick Steves

Skilling means business and that can be seen from its recent executive appointments, a €10 million fundraise, record account growth, the launch of both a proprietary partnership portal and a copy trading platform as well as close to a thousand CFD trading instruments.

Jon Squires, the FX and CFD industry executive that joined Capital.com as Group CEO during the pandemic only to achieve extraordinary international growth, has now been appointed Executive Chairman at Skilling.

After announcing his departure from Capital.com, effective 31 May, Jon Squires’ next move was a mystery that lasted for three months. The industry heavyweight now has a new home: Skilling.

As Skilling’s Executive Chairman, Jon Squires will actively advise the company and propel the brand forward as it continues to scale up its operations and carry out its ambitious expansion strategy. Based in Cyprus, he will work closely with Skilling Group CEO Michael Kamerman,

Jon Squires has the Midas touch

Michael Kamerman, Group CEO if Skilling, said: “Jon’s appointment as Executive Chairman is incredibly exciting for Skilling. His impact in previous firms where he worked has helped to swiftly propel the companies from relative newcomers to industry titans. We are confident that with an exceptional product and talented people, Skilling will be the next industry leader to benefit from Jon’s expertise. We welcome him and look forward to his involvement in our company.”

Jon Squires, Executive Chairman at Skilling, commented: “It is the perfect time to be joining Skilling at this stage of its expansion. The company has been built and led by a highly experienced team, and their foresight into new trends and product scalability gives Skilling an unparalleled advantage. I’m very much looking forward to working with Michael and the team as they accelerate their growth globally.”

The new Executive Chairman has nearly 20 years of company leadership experience, within the media and corporate sectors, but his reputation grew tremendously first as Chief Digital Officer at Exness and then for his role as Group CEO at Capital.com and Currency.com.

Skilling means business

Skilling sees his executive leadership experience as invaluable in orchestrating global growth. His past success at guiding Capital.com from a niche provider to one of the industry’s leading brokerages, speaks for itself.

All eyes are on Skilling now. The broker faces ever greater expectations that it will be the next industry titan, especially now that Squires is on board.

Skilling means business and that can be seen from its recent executive appointments, a €10 million fundraise, record account growth, the launch of both a proprietary partnership portal and a copy trading platform as well as close to a thousand CFD trading instruments.

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