The FCA regulated UK arm of GMO CLICK Group, Z.com has appointed Toshiaki Tsuchiya for the post of General Manager. Toshiaki Tsuchiya joins Z.com following a lengthy stint of nearly six years at a London-based retail forex broker, Hirose Financial UK Ltd, which is a subsidiary of a Japanese Fx company.
Toshiaki in his new role will be responsible for managing and expansion of the business in the region and also the implementation of strategies by deploying best practices from the online trading world into development projects and investment opportunities. He will also be responsible for firm’s relationship with the industry participants and also to accelerate trading businesses, and as well as securing customer’s to Z.com’s trading platform. His appointment also comes at a time, when Z.com is implementing its expansion strategy in and around European region and China.
In his previous role at Hirose Financial UK Ltd as Director, he had played an instrumental in building the compliance and sales functions of the brokerage house. As per his LinkedIn profile, he was engaged in implementing systems, policies, controls and procedures to address money laundering and terrorist financing risks and meet the other regulatory requirements. During his tenure in Hirose UK, he has gained enormous knowledge and experience of compliance and risk management. He has also conducted seminar and conferences in various international stages.
Z.com is a subsidiary of GMO CLICK Internet Group which is the world’s biggest forex broker in terms of trading volume and offers its services through MT4 trading platform. The group has also forayed into cryptocurrencies through its cryptocurrency arm GMO-Z.com Coin and has undergone a massive rebranding exercise after it launched its bication platform earlier this year. The rebranding changed the name from GMO-Z.com Coin to GMO Coin, Inc., and also the service identity from Z.com Coin by GMO to GMO Coin.