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Charalambos Michaelides

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Charalambos is a holder of a BSc degree from the Hellenic Military Academy of Athens, Greece, with a Masters degree in Investment Management from Cass Business School (City University), London UK, and licensed by the Ministry of Finance as a Qualified Portfolio Manager.

Mr. Charalambos served key positions in the National Guard of the republic before joining a Greek Bank subsidiary Investment firm, as the Head of the Dealing Room and the Derivatives Desk. MrCharalambos is a shareholder of Argus Stockbrokers Ltd that is the licensed and CySEC regulated Investment firm of the Argus Group. Before becoming the CEO of ArgusFX, he held the position of the Executive Director, Asset Manager and was actively involved in the Asset Management department; managing assets worth over 100 million euros.

Due to his trading experience in complicated derivative products, he was responsible for the in-house building and development of algorithmic strategies for financial products listed on worldwide exchanges, including forex, commodities, and equities. He was also actively involved in both, the execution side of investment strategies and the promotional / business development of the Group.

Through his managerial positions and entrepreneurial activity, he has acquired significant business knowledge and specialized competencies and skills within the Financial Investment sector.

Stavros Yiannakou

Chief Operations Officer

Holding a BSc in Economics and Accountancy and an MSc in Shipping, Trade and Finance from the City University and City University Business School, respectively, in the UK, Stavros started his career in the financial sector at a leading credit institution in Cyprus.

Initially a Senior Foreign Exchange Trader, he garnered expertise across the trading of foreign exchange, FX derivatives, money market products as well as other financial markets such as equities, commodities and government bonds. He quickly thereafter held the position of Head of Global FX Risk before joining a renown forex brokerage in the position of Chief Executive Officer. From this capacity, and being responsible for the overall operational, strategic, business development and general management of the brokerage, he further strengthened his expertise comprehensively across all elements and functions pertaining to financial institutions operating within the framework of CySEC and the wider framework of the European Union (EU). Using this acquired in depth proficiency, he later joined MAP S. Platis providing this expertise to an array of clients in the financial services industry in the form of strategic advice and consultation.

Joining ArgusFX at a critical period of its development, Stavros brings with him a wealth of managerial executive experience and knowledge in the financial markets and in the sector’s entities, which adds great value to the strategic direction and development of the company.

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