Equiti Group hires ex Euronext and Saxo exec Christoffer Rosenkilde Nielsen as CTO
Equiti Group, a leading global provider of online multi-asset trading services, has announced the appointment of Christoffer Rosenkilde Nielsen as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
Christoffer will be responsible for driving the company’s global technology strategy by fostering a strong engineering culture as well as providing technical leadership across all areas of the business.
His wealth of experience across the fintech sector includes previous roles at Saxo Bank, ATP and as in his most recent position as Euronext Securities’ Chief Information Officer.
Iskandar Najjar, Equiti Group CEO, said:
“We are delighted to welcome Christoffer to the Equiti team as our new CTO. His extensive fintech experience will support the company’s ambitions to further transform our product offering and operations, which will be critical to our continued success as we explore new ways to leverage our technology and propel future growth.”
Commenting on his appointment, Christoffer said:
“The vision and ambition at Equiti captured my attention immediately. Particularly the vision to deliver a world-class user experience and innovate the way clients trade. We are all technology users, and success is determined by how we adopt and use that technology. Equiti has a great culture and I look forward to working closely with the talented team of engineers to enhance our product offerings further.”
Christoffer holds an executive MBA degree from Copenhagen Business School, and a Master’s and PhD degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).
Equiti Group’s global footprint includes local offices in Europe, the UK, the Middle East, the Americas, Africa, and the Asia Pacific regions and provides trading support and services on the world’s leading trading platforms MT4 and MT5.
Regulated entities within Equiti Group include Equiti Capital UK Ltd regulated by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority, Equiti Securities Currencies Brokers LLC regulated and licensed by the UAE’s Securities and Commodities Authority, Equiti Group Limited Jordan, regulated and licensed by the Jordan Securities Commission, EGM Futures DMCC, regulated and licensed by UAE’s Securities and Commodities Authority, EGM Securities Ltd regulated and licensed by Kenya’s Capital Markets Authority, Equiti Brokerage (Seychelles) Limited regulated and licensed by the Seychelles Financial Services Authority and Equiti AM CJSC, regulated and licensed by the Central Bank of Armenia.