OANDA, a global provider of innovative foreign exchange trading services, is pleased to welcome Jesper Bruun-Olsen as Managing Director, Northeast Asia and Head of OANDA Japan, and Stacey Grant-Thompson as Chief Marketing Officer for OANDA worldwide.
“With Jesper at the helm in Northeast Asia we benefit from his deep experience in leading and managing teams as well as working with Asian and Japanese investors and financial regulators. His energetic, entrepreneurial approach to business and shared commitment to our corporate values of fearless integrity, excellence, and collaboration make him an ideal leader as we realign that strategic regional hub within our global growth plan,” said K Duker, CEO of OANDA Corporation.
“Likewise, bringing Stacey on board adds valuable experience to our executive management team and also further strengthens our marketing muscle. Her impressive track record of success is driven by her quantitative approach to marketing and customer acquisition. We are confident that Stacey’s skills in brand strategy and the design of marketing acquisition engines will help us drive growth in OANDA’s trading platform and other products.”
Prior to joining OANDA Mr. Bruun-Olsen spent 11 years at Tradeweb Japan, most recently as Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, where he successfully guided the new client acquisition strategy. He also previously served as the Chief Sales Manager at Nordea Bank AB where he was responsible for building new, and maintaining existing, client relationships with institutional investors in Asia and Europe.
Ms. Grant-Thompson joins OANDA after spending eight successful years at Rogers Communications, most recently serving as Vice President and General Manager of Chatr, Rogers’ discount prepaid wireless business. Before Rogers, she served as Senior Vice President of Marketing at ING DIRECT Canada and as an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Co.