A global leader in online multi-asset trading services, OANDA is pleased to announce David Hodge has joined the firm as Chief Executive Officer of Europe and the Middle East and Chief Marketing Officer, based in London. A 15-year industry veteran who has worked with several world-class brokers, he will be responsible for driving OANDA’s continued growth across the region, as well as spearheading the company’s marketing efforts worldwide. Hodge’s appointment further demonstrates OANDA’s ongoing commitment to EMEA, in particular the key markets of Germany, Eastern Europe and the UK.
Vatsa Narasimha, CEO of OANDA Corporation, commented, “We are extremely pleased to welcome David to OANDA. A seasoned professional, his expertise in the CFD and FX market is unrivalled, however he also brings with him a deep-seated understanding of the EMEA region and an unparalleled knowledge of marketing and digital transformation, which will be invaluable as we look to shape the company’s global and regional strategies in the years to come.”
Hodge commented, “I am delighted to be joining OANDA at such an exciting stage in the firm’s 21-year history. Backed by a world-class brand and a legacy of integrity, the company has enjoyed tremendous success in EMEA in recent years and I am confident we can further build on the foundation of this success by pursuing untapped opportunities that remain in the region, driving OANDA into a new era of growth.”
David Hodge is OANDA’s Chief Executive Office EMEA and Chief Marketing Officer, responsible for driving company growth across the region, as well as spearheading the firm’s marketing efforts worldwide. Having spent 15 years facilitating profitability, long-term growth and digital transformation with some of the world’s leading brokerage firms, he brings with him a wealth of experience that spans not only marketing but also the industry as a whole. David holds a BA (Hons) in Geography from the University of Portsmouth and an MSc in Marketing and Management from Cranfield University.
A global leader in online multi-asset trading services, OANDA combines award-winning technology and institutional-grade execution across a wide range of asset classes, enabling clients to trade global market indices, commodities, treasuries, precious metals and currencies on one of the world’s fastest platforms. The company also offers OANDA Rates™, a corporate solution that helps the world’s leading audit firms, taxation authorities and MNCs mitigate currency risk, improve efficiencies and optimise working capital. Established in 1996, OANDA has offices in the world’s most active financial markets including New York, London, Singapore, Tokyo, Toronto and Sydney and is fully regulated by six major authorities.