Exclusive: Zaid Alkhatib replaces Mohammed Omayer as Operations head at GMI
FNG Exclusive… FNG has learned that FCA regulated FX and CFDs broker Global Market Index Limited (GMI UK) has hired Zaid Alkhatib as the company’s new Head of Operations and Compliance, pending FCA approval.
Mr. Alkhatib is replacing Mohammed Omayer in that role, with Mr. Omayer leaving the company. In a parallel move Mr. Omayer stepped off the board of the licensed entity Global Market Index Limited, where he was also acting as company secretary.
Zaid Alkhatib joins GMI UK from CySEC-licensed broker FXVC (Centralspot Trading Ltd), where he was Head of Operations. Prior to FXVC Mr. Alkhatib was in various senior operations roles with fintech provider Finstek, and FX brokers Windsor Brokers and Orbex, where he was COO in 2016-2017.
GMI UK is an institutional brokerage firm offering STP execution for B2B and professional clients. GMI UK provides customised liquidity and technology solutions, in a low latency environment, for Banks, Brokers, Hedge Funds and Financial Institutions. GMI UK clients can execute trades via MT4, MT5 and FIX API.
Ashraf Ebid, CEO of GMI UK commented on the appointment to FNG:
“Global Market Index UK is delighted to announce that Zaid Alkhatib will become the Head of Operations and Compliance once the FCA approves his appointment. Zaid has over a decade of industry experience, having previously held Senior positions at various brokerages including the role of Chief Operating Officer at CYSEC regulated brokerage Orbex. Zaid’s wealth of knowledge and experience will help GMI UK to grow. As the industry continues to evolve, it is vital to have strong individuals such as Zaid in leadership roles.”
Zaid Alkhatib added to FNG:
“I am excited at the prospect of helping GMI UK to continue their impressive growth. GMI’s impressive liquidity and technology solutions means that the company is well-equipped to accommodate a wide breadth of clients, from GUI traders through to algorithmic HFT’s. GMI is committed to providing best of breed brokerage services as well as cutting edge technology solutions and I am thrilled to be part of the team.”