IG North America appoints new CFO and CTO
IG US Holdings, Inc. (IG North America) announces today it has appointed a new Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately, and a new Chief Technology Officer, effective at the end of calendar year 2023.
Isaac Poore will take up the role of CFO for IG North America, replacing Matt Hellmuth, who is moving on to his next opportunity. Mr Poore previously served as Financial Controller for IG North America. Nicholas Cottone, currently Vice President of Finance, will be promoted to Director of Growth and Operations for tastytrade.
Also promoted is Jordan von Kluck to the role of Regional Chief Technology Officer – North America. Linwood Ma, the current Regional CTO, retires from the company at the end of calendar year 2023. To date, Jordan von Kluck has held the role of Chief Technology Officer for the tastytrade brokerage. In the new role, Jordan von Kluck will oversee and direct all technology activities for tastytrade, tastylive, tastycrypto™, and IG US.
Chris Ingebrigtsen, currently Vice President of Engineering, will step up to take on the role of CTO for tastytrade.
“I’m delighted to announce these leadership appointments. At IG North America, we aim to foster and promote talent from within that can help us continue to deliver innovation in and customer satisfaction with our platforms,” said JJ Kinahan, CEO, IG North America and President of tastytrade. “I was a little nervous about appointing someone with the last name ‘Poore’ to a CFO role, but his experience and qualifications settled any doubts I might have had.”
Today’s announcement follows a year of growth for IG North America, including: the re-branding of the tastylive network and the tastytrade brokerage, the launch of tastytrade’s first-ever major marketing campaign, “Join the Club, Genius”, the release of new features and versions of tastytrade’s web, desktop, and mobile platforms, the launch of a new tastytrade API, the debut of the Bad Trader app, and the re-purchase of the Small Exchange by one of IG North America’s affiliates.