TopFX CEO Gabriel Styllas leaves the company

As far as leaders of the Cyprus FX industry are concerned, Gabriel Styllas is one such professional who can credit himself with having brought institutional and interbank experience to an otherwise completely retail sector. His leadership at Cyprus based Prime Brokerage TopFX reflects his banking background, the company being the only business-to-business prime brokerage firm […]

As far as leaders of the Cyprus FX industry are concerned, Gabriel Styllas is one such professional who can credit himself with having brought institutional and interbank experience to an otherwise completely retail sector.

His leadership at Cyprus based Prime Brokerage TopFX reflects his banking background, the company being the only business-to-business prime brokerage firm in Cyprus, an island which is home to over 170 retail FX companies.

Today, FinanceFeeds has learned that Mr. Styllas has left his position as CEO of TopFX after just over four years with the firm.

His future plans have not been disclosed, however Mr. Styllas has updated his public profiles on professional networking sites to confirm that he has indeed concluded his tenure as CEO at TopFX.

Mr. Styllas joined TopFX in November 2011 from Deutsche Bank AG (FRA:DBK), where he was Head of Compliance for the firm’s Cyprus and Greece operations, a positon which he held for over five and a half years.

Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Mr. Styllas was General Manager for the ICFI Cyprus Investment Firm, a position he assumed in 2004.

British-educated Mr. Styllas graduated from the University of Southampton in 1995 with a Master of Science degree in International Banking and Financial Studies, preceded by a first degree at Manchester University, where he graduated with a BA in Economics, Accounting and Finance.

Mr. Styllas is a well renowned professional among the Cyprus FX business, standing himself out as an executive who is aligned with the leaders of prominent firms across the institutional sectors of Britain and North America, a somewhat different category of experience from the leaders of many of the retail firms in Cyprus whose leadership is often from a retail sales background.

FinanceFeeds wishes Mr. Styllas great success in his next venture.

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