BDSwiss’ 6th annual kick-off meeting was completed with great success on the 1st of March at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Limassol. BDSwiss employees from overseas offices flew in to attend the Group’s kick off meeting which was comprised of a series of speeches by product owners, team leaders and members of the senior management who presented the most important milestones for 2018 as well as the major BDSwiss Group goals for 2019.
Impressively, BDSwiss Group has seen a 136.67% growth in trading volume during 2018, compared to 2017 according to data provided by the Head of Business Intelligence, Manos Iosifakis. What is more, there was a substantial increase of 210.05% in the total number of active traders in 2018, while conversion rates increased by 9% during the same year with an average conversion rate of 25%. The company attributes its notable growth to its recent expansion efforts to new markets, client centric approach, innovation initiatives and the emphasis on transparency and robust partner relationships. BDSwiss has also invested internally in 2018, inaugurating new offices, employing new staff, refining its operations, and cementing a strong company culture. When it comes to the actual headcount, Head of Human Resources, Nayia Antoniou has noted that the figures are impressive, with the group’s teams having doubled in 2018, counting 200+ employees so far.
Looking into the future, BDSwiss Group aims for greater growth and innovation. Having already established a solid presence in Europe through its offices in Cyprus and Germany, BDSwiss has tapped into Asian Markets in 2018 with the inauguration of its Swiss Markets branded office in Kuala Lumpur. During the company kick-off, BDSwiss Group CEO, Alexander Oelfke also announced that in 2019, BDSwiss Group plans to open new offices in the Philippines.
At the conclusion of the meeting, BDSwiss Heads expanded on the company’s goals for the upcoming months, highlighting that the company remains invested in maintaining optimal customer experience through adamant support, innovative tools and platforms, new tradable assets and ultra-competitive trading conditions.