Business Hires IG Group’s Niamh Byrne as Head of UK & Eire

An IG Group veteran has been hired as’s UK Country Manager., a global dealer with headquarters in London, has hired Niamh Byrne, formerly of IG Group, to serve as its Head of the United Kingdom and Ireland. Byrne joins after working for IG Group for 14 years, and he will be responsible for developing the company’s UK operations and aiding in the launch of the company’s new take-care foreign exchange and CFDs dealer, OvalX. Also on Wednesday, the broker said that it is moving forward with plans to acquire the OvalX customer base in order to provide some of OvalX’s current retail and professional customers the option of switching their accounts to

“”I’m happy to be joining an incredible team at views the UK and EU as two of its most vital target markets. Byrne stated, “By signing this arrangement [with OvalX], we will be able to expand our product line and speed up our expansion.

Byrne has been working in the financial services and fintech industries for over 15 years, and she has a solid record of putting forth and achieving corporate growth and change initiatives. She has had jobs with global providers of forex and CFDs such as OvalX, RBC Dexia Investor Services and Davy Wealth Manager, where she has managerial duties range from Business Vehicle Manager to Asset Manager.

As CEO Greg Adams put it, “”We’re happy to have Niamh on board. Niamh’s extensive experience and knowledge in the financial technology sector make her a tremendous asset to our team, especially as we continue to grow in the United Kingdom.

Niamh’s hiring is a tribute to our dedication to foster female leadership in fintech,” Alessandro Capuano, the company’s COO, said in addition to Adams. We expect Niamh, along with Greg, to be a major factor in expanding’s presence in the UK.”

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