OANDA hired a new Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific
A global online multi-asset trading services and currency data company, OANDA has announced the appointment of David Grant as Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. Mr. Grant will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s administrative and operational functions as well as enhancing the overall efficiency of the business.
David Grant holds more than 20 years’ experience in the electronic trading industry and has previously taken the role of Chief Executive Officer in the Singapore offices of City Index and OptionsXpress. Before being appointed to this new position, Grant served as APAC Chief Operating Officer in Gain Capital. His career has also spanned several leading financial institutions including Goldman Sachs and E*Trade.
The Managing Director for the Asia-Pacific and Americas regions, Mohsin Siddiqui said: “An accomplished financial services professional, David brings with him an extraordinary knowledge of the industry landscape. His extensive experience in trading, operations and management will be invaluable as we look to further grow the business in Asia Pacific.”
Grant’s appointment is just one in a series of high-profile appointments made by OANDA in recent weeks. The company has recently hired a new Head of Trading , Mark Chesterman, and a new Chief Operating Officer – Kurt vom Scheidt.
OANDA is a technology-driven, a financial services corporation founded in 1996.Company’s regulations are divided by geographical region of the company presence: OANDA Europe Limited – authorized by FCA (UK), OANDA Asia Pacific Pte Ltd – authorized by MAS (Singapore), OANDA Australia Pty Ltd – authorized by ASIC (Australia), OANDA (Canada) Corporation ULC is regulated by the IIROC. You can read our full OANDA review here.