Nigel Holmes named Equiti Capital CEO as Brian Myers heads Seychelles/Africa
Some internal management changes afoot at global Retail and Institutional multi-asset broker Equiti Group – which, seem to indicate that the company will be increasing its focus on the international / offshore part of its business.
The company said that after three successful years as CEO of Equiti Capital (UK), the group’s Institutional B2B arm, Brian Myers (pictured above) will be taking on the CEO role of Equiti Brokerage (Seychelles) to support Equiti Group with the next phase of its ambitious global growth strategy. Equiti Brokerage (Seychelles) is Equiti Group’s newest licensed entity.
Equiti added that Brian will also take on the role of CEO for Africa and will be responsible for leading the implementation of the Group’s strategic business plan for Africa.
Stepping into the leadership role in the UK on an interim basis is Nigel Holmes, who has been a director and board member of Equiti Capital (UK) since March 2018.
These changes are subject to the approval of the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK and the Financial Services Authority in the Seychelles.
Commenting on the internal executive management moves at Equiti, Iskandar Najjar, Equiti Group CEO, said:
“The Group is very appreciative of Brian’s contributions to date and now looks forward to seeing his experience and talents applied in helping the Group to quickly and successfully expand its African footprint including assuming the role of CEO for our new entity Equiti Brokerage (Seychelles).
“Nigel’s extensive financial services experience gained across both the brokerage and banking industries as well in-depth knowledge of the global Equiti Group will ensure that Equiti Capital (UK) continues on its strong growth path under solid leadership.”
Nigel Holmes has an extensive 37 year global career in the financial services sector. His experience includes positions held in the major banking groups of Lloyds Bank in the UK, Standard Chartered Bank and especially the 24 years with Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Bank (SGCIB); part of the global Societe Generale Banking Group. While with SGCIB he held a number of roles within Human Resources, Risk Management as a risk analyst and as a portfolio relationship manager covering both corporate and institutional clients.