ACY Securities, an ASIC-regulated multi asset online trading provider based in Sydney has announced Socceroos legend and international football star Tim Cahill as their official global brand ambassador.
The company delivered the announcement at a lavish gala dinner at Sydney’s Fullerton Hotel on Saturday night, celebrating their 8th anniversary in the online financial trading industry.
Tim Cahill, who is the all-time leading goal scorer for Australia, is also the first Australian to score at a FIFA World Cup. Now in retirement, Cahill has played for Millwall, Everton, New York Red Bulls, Shanghai Shenhua, Hangzhou Greentown, Jamshedpur FC and Melbourne City and is also the brand ambassador for major brands such as Samsung and New Balance.
Renowned journalist and lead anchor of ABC News, Juanita Phillips, who was the MC at the ACY Securities gala dinner interviewed Cahill on stage, before co-founders Jimmy Ye and Winson Cao formally welcomed Tim Cahill as brand ambassador in an on-stage ceremony.
Co-founder Jimmy Ye said he was pleased that Cahill trusted ACY Securities to be his official trading partner.
“We are delighted and very excited to have Tim Cahill as ACY Securities brand ambassador. Tim is an iconic Australian, an accomplished and respected global footballer, is heavily involved in the business world, is a great family man and somebody who is actively giving back to the global community through helping FIFA introduce its Football for Schools Program around the world. In retirement, Tim is keen to learn how to trade the markets and grow his investment options and we are pleased he has chosen ACY Securities to be his partner on this journey” said Mr Ye.
Cahill said his partnership with ACY Securities was more than an endorsement as he is keen to grow as a financial markets trader with a provider he trusts.
“In transitioning from the playing field to the business world, it is very important to me that I understand the world of online-trading. Thus, my partnership with ACY Securities is much more than an endorsement. For me, it’s about aligning with a provider I trust. I am keen to learn more about trading the global financial markets and ACY Securities have the know-how, experience and resources to help me grow into the trader I want to become” said Mr Cahill.
The night was attended by a host of business leaders, industry insiders and government representatives, including Damien Tudehope – Minister for Finance & Small Business (NSW Parliament), Trent Zimmerman – Member for North Sydney (Parliament of Australia), and Senator Andrew Bragg – Chair of Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology (NSW Parliament).
The blue ribbon, 5-course dinner event, which was described as a celebration of “8 years of commitment, 8 years of dedication, 8 years of innovation”, also featured the official product launch of Finlogix – a technologically inspired suite of trading widgets designed to equip traders with cutting-edge tools such as live market data, real-time HTML 5 charting and social sharing capabilities.