Gold-I Appoints Ricky ‎Strachan as Newest Sales Executive - The Industry Spread

Karthik Subramanian

Karthik Subramanian has been a professional trader and fund manager over the last 18 years. He is basically a software developer who made the transition to financial domain around 18 years back as the attractiveness of the financial markets proved too much for him. He lives in Chennai in India along with his wife and son. He began his career as a software developer in 1999 and then gradually moved into the financial industry as he began trading stocks in his pastime. He then moved into the financial markets full time and then shifted his focus to the FX markets due to the liquid nature of these markets. Since then, he has been trading FX diligently and his favourite pair are the EURUSD and EURJPY. Over the last couple of years, he has found blockchain to be of high interest and considering his background in software and finance, he has since assembled a team of highly talented developers who have since worked on a variety of projects like crypto exchanges and blockchain architecturing. Now, he balances his time between trading and commenting on both the FX and crypto markets. He has worked with many publications including FX Street and Finance Magnates, which has helped him gain experience and also recognition across the industry. He loves to write and this passion has helped him to reach out across the FX and crypto industry. Right now, he works on his pet projects in the FX and crypto industry and spends his time writing and managing his blockchain team and helping it to reach higher.


Gold-I Appoints Ricky ‎Strachan as Newest Sales Executive

March 16, 2018

Gold-IGold-I, leaders in MT4/MT5 Plugin development for brokers has strengthened its UK operations with the addition of Ricky ‎Strachan as its new sales executive with immediate effect.

Mr Strachan’s new role will be based out of the group’s UK office but will handle the global coverage of the company. Strachan will work alongside woth Gold-I existing sales team with additional responsibility to focus on growth opportunities from existing clients base.

Ricky ‎Strachan joins the group with over 12 years of experience in software sales, market data and trading platform spaces with leading companies in the industry. Prior joining Gold-I, he was working with a fintech company IRESS as a Business Development Manager, where he worked for over two years. Prior to this, Mr Strachan has held senior-level positions and was leading various roles in London Stock Exchange for around 8-year. During his tenure with LSE, he was assigned to support some of the UK’s biggest brokers on technical help desk before transitioning to a salesperson.

Commenting on his appointment, Tom Higgins, CEO of Gold-I, said: “Ricky has an ‎impressive background in software sales from IRESS and the London Stock ‎Exchange and a proven track record in global sales. He brings a wealth of ‎experience to Gold-i and a wide network of contacts. He also brings a lot of energy ‎and enthusiasm and is an ideal fit for the Gold-i team.”‎

Ricky Strachan commented on his appointment: “I am excited to ‎be joining such a dynamic organisation with such a strong reputation in the industry. ‎I am impressed by Gold-i’s continuous focus on pushing boundaries as well as the ‎company’s innovative products for brokers across a range of asset classes. This is ‎a great opportunity for me to build on my experience and play a key role in helping ‎Gold-i to achieve its ambitious growth plans.”‎

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