GoldMoney, the online precious metals trader, has strengthened its Management expertise with the promotion of two new Directors, Natasha Le Dain-Cyples and Christina Irgel. Natasha and Christina have joined Chief Financial Officer, Peter Wright in leading the day-to-day business of the British based company with Chief Executive Officer, Geoff Turk.
Natasha Le Dain-Cyples is Head of Human Resources for GoldMoney. She has 20 years of senior management experience with a strong understanding of the needs of a business from a strategic people management and organisational perspective. Natasha joined the team in 2012: 'GoldMoney is at an exciting stage of development, and we are developing a dynamic future strategy for the business which fully utilises the expertise and experience of our workforce. We have a versatile and engaged management comittee who work really well together so, along with our dedicated team, we are looking forward to taking the company to the next level.'
Christina Irgel is General Counsel for GoldMoney. Christina is a dually qualified solicitor (England & Wales and Germany) and has extensive global investment banking experience. She joined GoldMoney in 2012: 'GoldMoney is already one of the world leaders in online physical precious metals trading and storage, but whilst gold has been a store of wealth for centuries, the environment in which we operate is constantly changing. We have some exciting plans for the business and our customers, and I am looking forward to working with the team to bring these to fruition.'
Geoff Turk, GoldMoney CEO said 'the appointments of Christina and Natasha as directors has proven to add further expertise to the top tier of GoldMoney's management. They join Pete who has been with the business for seven years and together, as long-standing members of the Management Committee, both the board and I have full confidence that they will do an excellent job, as proven in the past.'
Natasha, previously worked as a Consultant for Standard Bank, supporting their HR department, and spent four years at Jersey based HR and Health and Safety advisory consultancy, Law At Work. She holds a degree in law (LL.B) and is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
GoldMoney benefits from Christina's considerable international experience when servicing its customers around the globe. Previously working with Citigroup, Standard Chartered Bank and Goldman Sachs in Frankfurt, Singapore and London, she has proven her leadership capability by setting up large departments for international organisations and has a long track record in successfully completing complex cross-jurisdictional projects.
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GoldMoney is one of the world's leading providers of physical gold, silver, platinum and palladium for retail and corporate customers. Customers can trade and store precious metal online easily and securely, 24 hours a day.
GoldMoney stores around $1.4billion of precious metals worldwide for over 22,000 customers.
GoldMoney has offices in London, Jersey and Hong Kong. It offers its customers storage facilities in Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK provided by the leading non-bank vault operators Brink's, Via Mat, Malca-Amit, G4S and Rhenus Logistics.
Historically gold has been an excellent way to preserve purchasing power over long periods of time. For example, today it takes almost the same amount of gold to buy a barrel of crude oil as it did 60 years ago which is in stark contrast to the price of oil in terms of national currencies such as the US dollar.
GoldMoney is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission and complies with Jersey's anti-money laundering laws and regulations. GoldMoney has established industry-leading governance policies and procedures to protect customers' assets with independent audit reporting every 3 months by two leading audit firms.
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