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Equiti Capital appoints Paul Webb as Chief Operating Officer

29 Jul 2021

29 July 2021 – Equiti Capital has announced the appointment of Paul Webb as Chief Operating Officer. His responsibilities will include leading Equiti’s front office trading activities.

Paul has over 20 years' experience in the FX and CFD space, having worked in the UK and the Middle East in various senior leadership and front office roles. He has significant experience across multiple asset classes and has developed global product ranges and risk management strategies.

Iskandar Najjar, Equiti Group CEO and Equiti Capital UK Director, said: “We are very pleased to have Paul join the executive leadership team of Equiti Capital UK in the critical role of Chief Operating Officer as well as leading Equiti Group’s front office trading activities. Paul brings extensive industry experience and proven excellence in risk management, and operational leadership at global brokerages.

“We extend our sincere thanks to Michael Ayres who has performed this role so successfully over the last three years and established a resilient and successful trading team for Equiti.” A handover period between Michael and Paul will be completed by 24 August which will lead to a further announcement to be made relating to Michael Ayres’ next opportunity.

Paul Webb, Chief Operating Officer of Equiti Capital UK, said: “I have been very impressed by the prevalent positivity and enthusiasm in the company and am very much looking forward to being part of Equiti’s growth.

“This is an exciting time to be joining Equiti Capital with its solid performance over the past 3 years, and the Group’s global growth plans to launch innovative new offerings, secure new regulatory licences, and expand into new markets.”