Ayhan Gurcuoglu joins Sucden Financial to strengthen client focus in Turkey

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Ayhan Gurcuoglu has joined Sucden Financial’s e-FX team in London, as Regional Manager for Turkey. In this new role, Ayhan will focus on supporting the firm’s growing e-FX client base in the region, reporting directly to Wayne Roworth and Peter Brooks, co-heads of Sucden Financial’s e-FX team.

Ayhan has over 15 years’ experience in the Turkish financial markets, including over five years at Sanko Securities where he was promoted from Financial Dealer to Foreign Markets Assistant Manager. He dealt in futures, CFDs and FX and was instrumental in building up the organisation’s FX and CFD departments.

Ayhan joined Sanko from Tera Brokers, where he was a Futures and Stocks Dealer for high net worth clients. Prior to this he was a Senior Dealer at Raymond James, which at the time was one of the leading brokerage houses in Turkey.

Commenting on his new appointment, Ayhan said, “Sucden Financial has a global reputation for excellence and a prestigious client base in Turkey. I am looking forward to servicing our existing relationships in the region and sharing my knowledge about the local markets.”

Peter Brooks added, “We are delighted to welcome Ayhan to our team. His experience and local knowledge will be invaluable, helping us to strengthen the support we offer to our Turkish clients. Ayhan has worked with many UK companies whilst based in Turkey and will be a real asset to the team.”

With a history of over 40 years in the financial markets, Sucden Financial offers a highly reliable electronic offering for retail brokers and other firms seeking access to FX and bullion liquidity. CFDs and futures can also be streamed via API and clients can benefit from customised solutions utilising the latest technology.

Sucden Financial Limited is not licensed by the Turkish Capital Markets Board (the “CMB”) pursuant to the Capital Market Law (No. 6362). Accordingly, nothing in this communication intends to solicit, offer, market or sell capital markets instruments or financial services in the Republic of Turkey and shall not be construed as such

About Sucden Financial

Sucden Financial is a leading international derivatives and FX broker providing access to a broad range of markets, including exchange and OTC traded products, as well as equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and bullion.

The company was formed in 1973 as the London brokerage arm of Sucden, an independent leader in soft commodities trading.  Sucden Financial has since evolved into one of the largest brokers for traders, fabricators, producers, consumers, investment houses, hedge funds, commodity firms and retail brokers.

Sucden Financial is a ring dealing member of the London Metal Exchange (LME) and has access to major global exchanges, offering clients fast, direct access to worldwide markets.

All senior appointments to Sucden Financial Limited are subject to regulatory approval.

Based in the City of London, Sucden Financial also has offices in Moscow and subsidiaries in Hong Kong (Sucden Financial (HK) Limited) and New York (Sucden Futures Inc.).

Sucden Financial Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Sucden Financial (HK) Limited is licensed by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC).

Sucden Futures Inc. is registered with the National Futures Association (NFA).
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