FNG Exclusive… FNG has learned that New Zealand based FX brokerage group CJC Markets has hired Yasir Mubarak as the company’s new Head of Global Institutional Sales.

Based in Amman, Jordan, Yasir Mubarak is a fairly well known personality in both the Retail and Institutional FX world, especially among Arabic speakers. He has been a well followed FX research analyst and commentator for a number of years on websites such as economies.com and FXNewstoday.ae, as well as on Twitter where he has several thousand followers. He will apparently continue as an independent contributor to those publications, in addition to his new role at CJC Markets.

Mr. Mubarak was also previously Strategic Operations Manager at Ajax Financial Inc., and Senior Market Strategist at ICN.com.

At CJC, Yasir Mubarak will handle the corporate / institutional side of the business including provision of liquidity services to other Forex brokers and traders. He will also oversee the company’s agent / IB / Affiliate programs.

FNG spoke with Yasir Mubarak, who said of his new role:

“CJC Markets company is one of the leading liquidity providers, I’m excited to start my role at the company and contribute with the great team of CJC Markets to go for higher levels and more share at this market.“

Controlled by Chinese investors, CJC Markets is based in Auckland, New Zealand and holds a Derivatives Issuer License issued by the New Zealand Financial Markets Authority (FMA). The company has been focused mainly on Chinese traders and certain other Far East locations, but has looking to expand its footprint in the MENA region and among Arabic speaking traders of late.