Skilling Appoints Industry Heavyweight as Executive Chairman
- People Moves
- 08.09.2022 11:30 am
Skilling, the international multi-asset fintech company with a Scandinavian heritage has announced the appointment of Jon Squires, as Executive Chairman. Mr. Squires will actively advise the company as it continues to scale up its expanding operations.
Based in Cyprus and working closely with Skilling Group CEO Michael Kamerman, Mr. Squires brings nearly 20 years of company leadership experience, within the media and corporate sectors, to Skilling. Previous to his new role as Executive Chairman of the Skilling Group, Mr. Squires held the role of Group CEO at Capital.com and Currency.com, and was Chief Digital Officer at Exness. Jon’s executive leadership experience will be invaluable in orchestrating global growth as Skilling pushes ahead with its ambitious expansion strategy.
Under Mr. Squire’s guidance and direction, Capital.com grew extensively from a niche provider to one of the industry’s leading brokerages. Having successfully overseen the growth strategies of reputable organisations throughout changeable economic conditions, Mr. Squire’s expertise will be invaluable in ensuring that Skilling continues to offer its expanding customer base the best products in the market.
Mr. Squires’ appointment comes at a quintessential time for Skilling, after a suite of industry heavyweight executive appointments, a €10 million fundraise, and the achievement of a record account growth, while simultaneously launching both a proprietary partnership portal and a copy trading platform. Now, Skilling offers clients nearly 1,000 CFD tradable instruments, including over 55 of the most desirable cryptocurrencies, such as Polkadot and Dogecoin.
Michael Kamerman, Group CEO of Skilling, comments: “Jon’s appointment as Executive Chairman is incredibly exciting for Skilling. His impact in previous firms where he worked has helped to swiftly propel the companies from relative newcomers to industry titans. We are confident that with an exceptional product and talented people, Skilling will be the next industry leader to benefit from Jon’s expertise. We welcome him and look forward to his involvement in our company.”
Jon Squires, Executive Chairman, comments: "It is the perfect time to be joining Skilling at this stage of its expansion. The company has been built and led by a highly experienced team, and their foresight into new trends and product scalability gives Skilling an unparalleled advantage. I'm very much looking forward to working with Michael and the team as they accelerate their growth globally.”