Fintech firm Saxo Bank has announced the appointment of Thomas Hovard to the position as COO of global distribution and client services, effective from 4 February 2019. He will report directly to Damian Bunce, chief commercial officer.
Hovard joins from Danske Bank where he most recently served as global head of DCM sales and research. During his 16 -ear tenure with Danske Bank he has held several positions in both research and sales.
In his role at Saxo, he will be responsible for the ongoing operations of the global distribution and client services organisation and ensuring that the group’s strategy is executed across markets.
“We look forward to welcoming Thomas,” says Bunce. “He brings extensive leadership experience and a strong skillset that will further strengthen our renowned client service and ensure we continue to meet the demands of our growing client base. Thomas shares our ambitions of leveraging innovative technology to enhance the client experience that underpins our unparalleled access to trade global capital markets.”