As per the recent announcement made by Australia based forex and CFD trading service provider EightCap, The firm has hired Ollie Roswell as its new Chief Marketing Officer. EightCap is registered as forex & CFD’s online trading service provider with Australia’s regulatory Authority – ASIC (Australian Securities & Investments Commission). Rosewell has already joined EightCap and will be based out of London as per the statement released by the firm. While based out of Australia, the brokerage service provider has a vast presence across global markets with dedicated branches across Asia and European markets. As per information provided in EightCap’s website, they have branches in China, Thailand, Korea, France, Vietnam, Spain, Italy, France and Germany, and their customer service is now available in four languages – English, Chinese, Korean and Thai.
Ollie is an industry veteran with more than two decades of experience working in trading and investment verticals in the financial industry. Prior to joining the ASIC regulated firm, Ollie served as Head of Marketing for UK based FCA regulated spread betting and CFD trading service provider ETX Capital at the firm’s London office. In his role as head of marketing, Ollie helped improve the firm’s brand positioning, CRM strategy, and digital acquisition work. Ollie spent the better part of his career developing his knowledge and experience handling B2B & B2C marketing roles. Aside from his role of Head off marketing at ETX capital, Ollie has been serving as an Advisory Board Member for digital production and innovation firm – MOHARA since 2016 and will continue to maintain this role alongside his role as CMO at EightCap.
Aside from ETX Capital, Ollie has held senior-level marketing management roles at industry heavyweights such as IG Group, London Capital Group, and AFX group. Rosewell’s appointment as CMO at EightCap comes at a time when ASIC is closely monitoring & inspecting FX brokerages on activities relating to international clients. In his new role as Chief Marketing Officer, Rosewell will oversee the broker’s global marketing functions. ASIC has been monitoring Australian firms which accept clients outside of the country and has enacted a new rule which forced ASIC regulated firms to submit their customer data for regulatory board review causing many firms to cease operations with overseas clients or migrate their overseas clients to various offshore subsidiaries. Aside from Eightcap, other popular brands which are suffering from Watchdog’s tightening grip include Axitrader, OANDA and IC markets.
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