NetDania appoints new Chief Commercial Officer

Karthik Subramanian

NetDania, a fintech firm from Denmark, has announced the appointment of Rasmus-Bagger Petersen as the new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and he will also be joining the management board of the company.

NetDania is a portfolio company of United Fintech which specialises in acquiring stake in promising startups and helping them to grow and expand. It is a market analysis and information platform, which is used globally by many bankds, hedge funds and other financial institutions on a daily basis for their market analysis. The company provides market data, APIs, market terminals, and charting components on both desktop and mobile. The company was founded in 1998 and was the first company to bring in real time price streaming technology with specific focus on the corporate FX and trading industry.

Thomas Elster, Co-Founder and CEO, NetDania commented, “We are super excited that Rasmus has joined NetDania. His experience over the last decade, particularly from working within a large institution, will be hugely valuable to us. This is a significant hire for us and Rasmus will play a key role in helping us to capitalize on our ambitious growth plans.”

Petersen previously worked in a an institutional global sales role at Saxo Bank, with extensive experience in both B2B and B2C product and solution development. He has a decade of experience in the banking sector in Denmark during which Rasmus Bagger-Petersen has focused on product development for a range of market segments, including corporate clients, hedge funds and UCITS funds. He would be expected to work with the rest of the management in driving the company’s growth strategy and product development with a commercial perspective.

Rasmus Bagger-Petersen, CCO, NetDania added, “This is a great opportunity for me to join a fast growing company which has a fantastic team and great products and services for both the B2B and B2C markets. I am looking forward to working with Thomas, the NetDania team and the team at United Fintech. I truly believe NetDania can become the preferred provider for banks, brokers and fintechs looking to develop features and products which can create more value for themselves and their clients.”

United Fintech acquired a majority stake in NetDania towards the end of last year with a view to creating a large go-to fintech platform which financial services companies could rely on for their digital transition.

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