FxPro Appoints Michael Sarris as Non-Executive DirectorBy Fxpro, PRNE
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
LIMASSOL, Cyprus, September 1, 2010 - FxPro Financial Services Ltd (FxPro), a leading global retail broker in
FX and CFDs today announces the appointment of Michael Sarris as
Non-Executive Director. He assumes the role on 1st September, 2010.
Michael Sarris brings a wealth of international financial experience
accrued over 35 years in a number of important and high profile positions. In
1972 he started his career in the research department of the Central Bank of
Cyprus before moving to the Bank of Cyprus in 1974 to work on planning and
project analysis. He joined the World Bank in 1975 where he remained until
his retirement as a Department Director at the end of 2004.
In the course of his career at the World Bank his work covered a broad
range of sectors in Africa, Latin America and East Asia. His responsibilities
included the provision of advice on policy issues for economic and social
development, the creation of programmes for structural reform, supervision of
the Bank's country strategies and the development of economic policy
dialogue, between the Bank and the national authorities of countries seeking
World Bank assistance.
In September 2005, the President of the Republic of Cyprus, appointed him
as Minister of Finance, where he served until the change in government in
March 2008. During his tenure, Cyprus prepared for and successfully
introduced the Euro as its national currency.
Panagiotis Xydas, Chief Executive Officer of FxPro commented, "FxPro is
delighted to make this very important and high calibre appointment. We look
forward to welcoming Michael to our team and his unparalleled expertise
accrued over a long and successful career with the World Bank and as Minister
of Finance, will be of great benefit to our business at a time of exciting
growth and development. I am sure that Michael will make a significant and
valuable contribution as FxPro continues to develop its capabilities to be
recognised as the world's preferred Fx broker."
The platform can be accessed at: www.fxpro.com
FxPro is a rapidly expanding industry leader in the fast growing retail
FX market. Serving clients from more than 120 countries with trading 24/5 and
outstanding levels of customer support 24/7, our goal is to become the
world's preferred FX broker. With a popular trading platform and
well-regarded global brand, FxPro has emerged as a first choice for clients
seeking user-friendly market access via a highly customizable superior
trading infrastructure. FxPro is authorised and regulated by the Cyprus
Securities and Exchange Commission, under licence number 078/07, and operates
under the EU Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) having a
presence in the UK, France, Spain, Austria, Russia, Greece and Cyprus. For
further information, please visit www.FxPro.com.
For further information, please contact: James Marshall Tel: +44(0)7979-696-366 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information, please contact: James Marshall, Tel: +44(0)7979-696-366, Email: j.marshall at fxpro.com
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