Trading-services company hires chief operating officer

GAIN Capital Holdings Inc. has a new chief operating officer.

Alastair Hine was appointed to the position this week, and will be based in GAIN Capital’s London office, reporting directly to CEO Glenn Stevens.

Headquartered in Bedminster, GAIN provides trading technology and execution services to retail and institutional investors worldwide.

Hine spent the past 18 years with IG Group in senior leadership roles in technology, marketing and operations.

“Alastair’s combination of industry savvy, deep operational experience and understanding of our customers’ needs make him a valuable addition to the GAIN leadership team,” Stevens said. “He will be instrumental in helping the company execute on our long-term growth plans.”

Hine added, “GAIN’s progress over the last few years scaling their business and establishing their position as a global leader in online trading is impressive, and I look forward to working with Glenn and the rest of GAIN’s leadership team as we embark on the next phase of the company’s growth.”