CySEC-regulated broker Eurotrader Group has appointed Ben Swann as its new Chief Technology Officer, following a career spanning more than 23 years in the financial industry.
Ben Swann brings 20 years of technology and finance experience to his new role. His direct responsibilities include overseeing Eurotrader’s infrastructure technology and holding senior roles in vision and strategy. He will work closely with the firm’s client base, including professional investors, to create long-term value for their investments.
The new CTO has built and managed multiple retail trading platforms from the ground up for some of the biggest names in the financial industry, including City Index, Gain Capital and MF Global.
Ben Swann joins Eurotrader from London-based Forex and CFD trading firm Axi, where he was Group Technical Lead for three years. Prior to this role, he founded and managed analytic.ai, a startup using machine learning and big data analytics to generate propensity modeling to improve brokerage risk management decisions.
Ben Swann has spent most of his career at Star Financial Systems, a technology company developing and hosting trading platforms for retail derivatives brokers.
Announcing the appointment, Eurotrader’s recently appointed CEO Marcelo Spina said: “Being able to hire someone like Ben Swann is really a validation of the progress we have made over the past few months and the Eurotrader Group’s plans moving forward. Ben Swann His extensive experience in this market, coupled with his ability to build teams and intellectual property, gives me confidence that our technology, products, and most importantly, our customer experience will become the industry standard.”
Ben Swann also shared his thoughts on the Eurotrader Group team: “I am very excited to be joining Eurotrader Group in its current stage of growth. The established vision and direction, combined with the entrepreneurial spirit and agility of a cohesive and dedicated team, allow I have full confidence in the future of this business.”
Eurotrader Group made a series of changes to its management structure in August, culminating in the appointment of industry veteran Marcelo Spina as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Spina has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and has worked with several investment firms during his long career that began in 1995.
Founded in 2018, Eurotrader is a Forex brokerage company owned by Eurotrade Investments RGB Ltd., headquartered in Limassol, Cyprus, and licensed to provide online trading products and services.