FNG Exclusive… FNG has learned that FCA licensed Retail FX and CFDs broker Tickmill has hired Derek Wilks as its new CFO. Mr. Wilks’ hiring effectively replaces the role that was filled by Mukid Chowdhury, who left Tickmill earlier this year to become CEO of Trading 212, as was also exclusively reported by FNG.
Derek Wilks joins Tickmill after serving as CFO of Sunrise Brokers LLC for nine years. Sunrise is a broker which focuses on equity derivatives, and was acquired by BGC Partners (NASDAQ:BGCP) in 2016.
Prior to joining Sunrise/BGC Derek Wilks was Global Finance Director at Link/ICAP from 2001-2010, and then CFO of Otkritie Securities Ltd in 2011-2012.