FNG Excusive… FNG has learned that longtime Tickmill marketing Head of Projects, Themis Christou, is leaving the company. Following an unspecified garden leave he will be joining an unnamed fintech startup.
Themis Christou joined Tickmill in the company’s Cyprus office in 2016, and has been involved in marketing for Tickmill ever since. For the past year he has been Global Head of Marketing Projects, overseeing all marketing projects, tasks and performance reporting directly to CMO Marilena Iakovou. Mr. Christou’s tenure saw the company grow from a small/mid size broker to a major player in global FX, with Tickmill monthly volumes topping $130 billion and run rate annual revenues of over $100 million.
A senior spokesperson from Tickmill told FNG:
“We would like to thank Themis for all he has contributed to Tickmill, helping build the company and its marketing operations into one of the largest and most effective in the global FX sector. We are sure that he will continue to be successful in his future endeavors.”
Mr. Christou posted the following message on social media:
In 2016, I joined Tickmill Group to pursue an amazing role within the marketing department. The years I have spent here have helped me grow both professionally and personally. I owe so much of that to every single one of you that I have worked with on a daily basis.
I feel blessed that I had the opportunity to work with some of the finest professionals in the industry and I am proud of the impact we made. Since 2016 the evolution of the Tickmill brand has been immense, it has expanded globally and has become one of the most respectful brands in the industry. And I couldn’t be any prouder about that!
Undeniably, 2020 has been a year of major global changes, which has let me to take the leap and make a professional change myself.
The end of 2020 will find me moving to a startup company in the Fintech sphere. Frankly, I am thrilled for this new start and I look forward to serving build another great brand from the ground up!
Thank you, Tickmill, colleagues and friends. I will miss you.