February 9th, 2017 – Hong Kong & New York: Financial Commission, a leading independent external dispute resolution (EDR) organization for the financial services industry, today announces the appointment of Pavlo Symonenko as Chief Business Development Officer, to help meet the expanding growth of the organization.

After back to back years of successive growth, Financial Commission continues to expand its operations in terms of staff, committee members, new member brokerage firms, and technology providers.

Pavlo With over a decade of industry experience, Mr. Symonenko has held positions at major financial institutions such as Intesa Sanpaolo Group’s Pravex Bank, and at Forex Club, as well as Dukascopy Bank in Switzerland, among other roles for international financial services firms.

 

Commenting on the appointment, Financial Commission Chairman, Peter Tatarnikov said, “Pavlo is a talented professional with the type of skillset needed to help maintain Financial Commission’s growth.”

Mr. Tatarnikov added: “Pavlo is an experienced industry professional who understands online brokerages and has worked directly with retail  clients and institutional  across a broad number of financial products and international markets. We’re thrilled to welcome Pavlo to Financial Commission as Senior Development Officer.”

Before departing his most recent position to join Financial Commission, Mr. Symonenko was Head of International Business Development for Tbilisi Traders Club, after holding the role of CEO and co-founder at the company for nearly all of last 2 years.

Earlier while embarking on his career in Finance, Mr. Symonenko studied economics at Donetsk National Technical University in Ukraine from 1999 – 2004, and then moved into the field of Law from 2009-2010, before earning an Executive MBA at the University of Geneva in Switzerland in 2014.

Mr. Symonenko brings significant experience form the banking sector, including as senior manager for a branch, deputy director of corporate landing and as a member of the credit committee while in Ukraine.

He has exceptional relationship development skills, and has been a key liaison and point-of-contact for escalated issues, during his various roles. Mr. Symonenko is a bilingual skilled trainer and motivator.

The Financial Commission is a membership-based organization that provides external dispute resolution (EDR) for consumers who are unable to resolve disputes directly with their online financial services providers, that are members of the Financial Commission. To learn more about our membership benefits and requirements, visit FinancialCommission.org.