OANDA Names New Chief Marketing Officer

Toronto, ON - 10 June 2014

Marketing veteran to lead global communications and marketing strategies for industry-leading retail forex broker 

OANDA, a global provider of innovative forex trading services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Drew Izzo as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). He will lead the award-winning broker’s global communications and marketing strategies.

An entrepreneurial, collaborative, and dynamic business leader with marketing and forex industry experience, Izzo most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Athlete.com, a company he cofounded.

“With the perfect mix of entrepreneurial spirit, marketing vision, and forex experience, Drew is a valuable addition to our senior management team,” said Ed Eger, President and CEO, OANDA Corporation. “Coupling his bent for research and analytics as the backbone of a sound strategy, and with an emphasis on the customer’s voice, I know that Drew is a good fit for the OANDA brand. He will further distinguish our company as an industry leader and the best choice for every trader worldwide.”

Prior to cofounding Athlete.com, Izzo held several senior marketing roles for various companies including Interbank FX (IBFX), which was acquired by TradeStation in 2012. At IBFX, Izzo was responsible for all marketing channels across 140 countries.

“I’m excited to join OANDA, a world-class company that’s renowned for its transparency, technology, customer service and regulatory excellence,” Izzo said. “As CMO, I look forward to embracing the challenges and opportunities helping OANDA continue its remarkable success as the world’s greatest forex broker.”     

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