GAIN Capital Holdings, announced that former City Index Group Finance Director Nigel Rose has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective October 1st, 2015. Mr. Rose, who is currently GAIN’s Group Finance Director, has served as the Chief Financial Officer of City Index Holdings, Inc. since 2010. GAIN acquired City Index on April 1, 2015.
Mr. Rose will succeed Jason Emerson, currently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, who will be leaving the firm to pursue other interests.
“We are pleased to have Nigel take on the role of CFO,” commented Glenn Stevens, GAIN’s Chief Executive Officer. “Nigel is an executive with strong financial and operational skills and an excellent understanding of our business. His talents and experience will provide able leadership for GAIN’s financial and accounting teams as we work to complete the integration of City Index and execute on our other strategic priorities for growth and enhanced shareholder return,” continued Mr. Stevens. “We’d also like to take this opportunity to thank Jason for his contributions to GAIN over the past two years. We wish him the best in his future endeavors.”
Nigel Rose, GAIN’s Chief Financial Officer, said: “I am delighted to be part of GAIN’s executive team at what is an exciting time for the business. With the acquisition of City Index, GAIN has become a truly formidable, global leader in providing trading services for retail and institutional customers. I look forward to helping drive the business into the next chapter of its expansion.”
Prior to City Index, Mr. Rose served as Finance Director for over nine years at Blue Square, which was acquired by Rank Gaming Group plc. Prior to his time at Rank Gaming, Nigel held various senior positions in telecoms, media and broking.