Skilling Appoints New Global Head of Brand

Skilling, an FX and CFD online trading venue, announced today that Antonia Zeniou Droussiotou has joined as Global Head of Brand.

Antonia will join the Skilling senior leadership team and will report to Chief Commercial Officer, Pavel Spirin. This latest hire comes as Skilling continues its fast-growth in the trading and fintech space while focusing on brand engagement and improving the platform’s customer-centric experience. Earlier this year, Skilling Group announced plans to open a London office in October 2020. Shortly after the office was established, Skilling rapidly expanded its global headcount to 51 members of staff.

Ms. Droussiotou commented: “Skilling has made incredible headway this last year, establishing itself as a top-ranking retail FX platform. Having secured partnerships with global chess superstar Magnus Carlsen and Premier League football club Aston Villa, Skilling has a great story to tell. I’m looking forward to working alongside the team to drive forward demand and create lasting customer relationships.”

“Antonia is a strong addition to the Skilling team, bringing with her a solid foundation of how to drive customer engagement and market innovation,” said CCO Pavel Spirin. “Her experience across both online and offline marketing channels combined with the technical aspects of the assets our platform provides makes her a perfect fit in a series of significant to help us reach numerous growth milestones for here at The Skilling Group.”

Antonia has a proven track record driving market leadership and creating brand loyalty. Most recently, Antonia served as Head of Brand and Communications at German fintech, NAGA. Prior to that, she was Chief Marketing Officer at ArgusFX after having served as part of the marketing team that established the FXTM brand.

About Skilling

Skilling was established in 2016 by Optimizer Invest, which is an investment company started by the Norwegian and Swedish tech entrepreneurs André Lavold, Henrik Persson Ekdahl, and Mikael Riese Harstad. Skilling offers online trading on a wide range of world markets such as Norwegian or international stocks like Equinor or Tesla, stock indices such as Nasdaq or OBX, gold, oil, or cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. Skilling’s vision is to make trading interesting and accessible to everyone, in a transparent and secure way.