Mr. Hawksworth is a proven business leader with over 30 years’ experience in financial services at the CEO and Board level, encompassing brokerage, proprietary trading and market-making businesses. He most recently served at ED&F Man Capital Markets as their European CEO, where in 2012 he helped co-found and develop their global futures, FX, and securities brokerage businesses. Previously he had been CEO at Fimat Singapore and Head of Fixed Income and Equities at MF Global.
The appointment of Stephen Hawksworth as Group CEO follows ITI’s recent growth of its senior team, which saw the appointment of John Barker as Chairman of ITI Capital, and Nicholas Jordan and Patrick Martin as Non-Executive Directors of ITI Group, effective from December 2020. These appointments mark a succinct effort to boost operations by inducting industry leaders to manage and empower new growth initiatives.
ITI Group is made up of four key branches: ITI Capital, ITI Funds, ITI Digital and ITI Tech – its focus as a financial services firm is on digital technologies, prime services and providing its customer base with access to the global markets. DaVinci Capital are the majority shareholders in ITI Group and have set ambitious plans to build the business towards a $1b+ exit over the next few years.
Stephen Hawksworth, Group CEO, ITI Group commented:
“I am excited about the huge opportunity that we have at ITI and the potential of what we can all achieve together in the future; about being able to work with talented and dedicated people with a transformational agenda; and to be able to advance a shared ambition amongst us all to build a dynamic and market leading financial services firm.”
Oleg Jelezko, Chairman of the Board for ITI Group, comments:
“We are thrilled to welcome Stephen Hawksworth as our new Group CEO. We have exciting plans and announcements in store for the coming months and have onboarded Mr Hawksworth due to his innate ability and extensive experience in leading ambitious growth and development initiatives in the finance sector.”
About ITI Capital
Since its inception in 1994, ITI Capital has evolved into a leading financial technology and multi-asset execution provider to its over 46,000 clients around the globe. Attention to delivering outstanding customer service, technology and best available solutions, remains at its core. With 220 employees and presence in the UK, Guernsey, Qatar, Russia and Kazakhstan, ITI is well positioned to cover a wide and diverse range of institutional and private clients all with the same objective of generating value to its customers. ITI Capital is Authorised and Regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
About ITI Group
ITI Group Ltd. is focused on digital technologies, prime services, and wealth management. With the backing of Da Vinci Capital, ITI Group has built its proprietary front-to-back technology into a high-quality product that is scalable into global markets. With group entity regulatory licenses in London, Moscow and Guernsey, ITI Group is positioned to consolidate its presence, and build market share, in key global emerging markets.