Sammy Christou

Divisa hires Sammy Christou from LCG as Head of Trading ahead of new FX platform launch

25 Sep 2017

Continuing a hiring spree following its $100 million capital raise earlier this year and the launch of a new Retail brokerage arm Equiti.com, FX prime broker and liquidity provider Divisa Capital has announced that it has hired Sammy Christou as its new Head of Trading.

Divisa also said that Sammy Christou’s new appointment as Head of Trading will support Divisa Capital’s soon to be launched proprietary trading platform.

Mr. Christou joins Divisa from London Capital Group Holdings plc (LON:LCG), where he spent the past two years as a Senior Dealer. Prior to joining LCG in 2015 Mr. Christou was in various senior trader roles at Gain Capital Holdings Inc (NYSE:GCAP), having joined Gain Capital via its acquisition of GFT.

Other recent hires made by Divisa include Khaldoun Sharaiha as Co-Head of Retail Sales, Hormoz Faryar as Global Head of Institutional Sales, and Tony Philip as CMO.

The CEO of Divisa Capital, Mushegh Tovmasyan said:

With over ten years of market experience building risk and pricing systems at some of the industry’s biggest Forex and CFD providers, Sammy’s creative and dynamic approach will prove invaluable for Divisa Capital’s next phase of commercial development and global expansion.

Divisa Capital is very pleased to attract the calibre of talent and expertise that Sammy will bring to the business. His market experience and trading knowledge will be a real asset to the company.

Commenting on his new role, Sammy Christou said:

I am very excited to contribute to the growth of one of the most cutting-edge fintech companies in the brokerage space. I firmly believe Divisa’s customer focus and culture of innovation will see us capture increased market share and lead the way in advancing trading technologies.


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