CFI Financial taps Stelios Thrasyvoulou as chief technology officer

CFI Financial Group, a multi-regulated FX and CFDs brokerage firm, has appointed Stelios Thrasyvoulou as the company’s Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately.

Commenting on his new role, Stelios Thrasyvoulou said: “I am pleased to be joining CFI and to be surrounded by such hard working and knowledgeable professionals. CFI has been seeing tremendous growth recently and one of my main objectives is to facilitate this growth by using new and robust technologies while helping the organization build new products and enhancing the existing infrastructure”.

Thrasyvoulou brings 15 years of technology and finance experience to his new role. His direct responsibilities include oversight of CFI’s infrastructure technology and a senior role in vision and strategy. He will work closely with the company’s client base, which includes professional investors, to deliver long-term value on their investments.

Thrasyvoulou joins the Dubai-based broker from TIOmarkets, which acquired Primus Capital Markets to build trading applications in a regulated environment for the blockchain industry.

Prior to this role, Thrasyvoulou served as head of technology and project management at Swiss Markets, which is part of BDSwiss group. Other stops within the FX industry include working in senior technology roles with Henyep Group and IronFX.

Founders and Managing Directors of CFI Financial Group, Hisham Mansour and Eduardo Fakhoury commented: “Technology is synonymous with innovation, a company-wide belief that was and is always key for us to maintain our status as pioneers in the financial markets. With Stelios joining the team, we aim to further solidify our status as a fintech focused company. The future is customer-centric as well as tech-centric, so it only makes sense to enhance it by elevating our team further in this key area”.

CFI Financial ramps up crypto offering

“We are in the process of taking our infrastructure to the next level, and to do so, we need to implement the latest technological advances while ensuring efficiency, sustainability, and an error-proof setup that will allow 100% focus on expanding the business. With Stelios as part of the team, I have great faith in his ability to deliver the next-generation of upgrades to an already powerful setup, within a short period, and in a highly accommodating manner,” added CFI Financial’s Group COO Dr. Demetrios Zamboglou.

CFI Financial has recently expanded its contracts-for-difference (CFDs) offering, this time with the addition of 250+ cryptocurrency products on MetaTrader 5.

The range of cryptos offered by CFI not only includes the traditional products found across the industry but also presents its global clients with the opportunity to trade cryptocurrency CFDs paired against Gold and Dow Jones, to name a few.

The introduction of new instruments adds to the broker’s rapidly expanding suite of cryptos, following strong demand from clients over the past few months.