Invast Securities Co. Ltd., leading Fx brokers in Japan and listed in JASDAQ, has announced that its Australian-based Board Director and current CEO of its subsidiary, Invast Global, Mr Gavin White has been promoted to Global Head of Strategic Relationships for Invast Group.
Mr White took over as a CEO of Invast Global in 2014 and its growth and success under his tenure have impressed the Board of Directors. In his new role, White will lead negotiations for all the group’s strategic relationships globally that includes Prime Brokers, Technology vendors, Joint Ventures, Acquisitions and Partnership.
Mr White is very experienced in the forex brokerage industry has over three decades of experience in the industry. He began his career with Westpac bank as Senior forex Dealer in 1987 and throughout his career, he has worked with top-tier financial institutes including Barclays, Cantor Fitzgerald, and MF Global.
Under his leadership, Invast Global has cemented its place as a top-tier non-bank prime services firms. The company offers multi-asset prime services, liquidity and execution services to hedge fund managers, asset managers, brokerages and HFT firms worldwide.
President and CEO of Invast Securities Co., Ltd, Mr Takeshi Kawaji commented on Mr White promotion:
“Gavin, Jon Leung (COO), James Alexander (CCO) and Nicholas Briscoe have built a team and infrastructure which is the envy of the industry. The Board of Invast Securities Co and I are proud of what they have been able to achieve. We look forward to continuing to support their ambitions. The appointment of Gavin to the Board of Invast Securities Co., Ltd – and now his appointment as Head of Strategic Relationships for the parent company, is a huge endorsement for Gavin and his team.”
Commenting on his role, Mr White said:
We have a highly-skilled, focused and determined team at Invast Global. We have built a global firm which is squarely aimed at moving into businesses that global banks are being forced to withdraw from due to tightened bank-centric regulations. There is a huge and growing demand for bank-alternatives in the prime services space. We are working very hard to fulfil this demand. I look forward to adding value in my new role to ensure our business remains highly competitive and sustainable.