Divisa Capital Promotes Michael Ayres as Chief Operating Officer for its UK operations - The Industry Spread

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Divisa Capital Promotes Michael Ayres as Chief Operating Officer for its UK operations

August 23, 2018
Michael Ayres, Divisa Capital Chief Operating Officer
Michael Ayres, Divisa Capital Chief Operating Officer

Divisa Capital, the multi-asset prime broker has promoted Michael Ayres as its Chief Operating Officer for its UK operations, replacing Arik Oslerne who resigned from the position on July.

Michael Ayres has been the Chief Risk Officer with the broker since May this year. Ayres has over a decade of experience in the forex industry and started his career with ODL Securities LTD in 2008 in the forex operations/middle office. During his time at ODL Securities, Ayres has managed several roles including Trade Reconciliation, Prime Broker Risk management, Daily Profit & Loss reports.

Before joining Divisa, Ayres was working at GKFX as Director of Operations and has joined the firm in 2013. Ayres joined GKFX as the Head of EFX & Trading Operations overlooking company’s global trading operations and solutions and implement the company’s strategy.

Divisa Capital is one of the leading financial services providers of Forex and CFD liquidity and part of the Equiti Group Ltd. Divisa Capital ® is a registered trading name of Divisa UK Limited and its worldwide affiliates and subsidiaries (the “Divisa Group”​), with offices in the UK, USA, New Zealand and Armenia. Divisa enables B2B market participants to gain access to bespoke liquidity from the interbank market. Divisa’s liquidity is available via various trading platforms and API for clients with Margin trading accounts or credit line established by a top tier Prime Broker.

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