OANDA appoints David Grant as Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific

Maria Nikolova

Based in Singapore, David Grant will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s administrative and operational functions.

Online multi-asset trading services and currency data and analytics provider OANDA today announces the appointment of industry veteran David Grant as Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific. In his new role, Mr Grant will be based in Singapore. He will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s administrative and operational functions as well as enhancing the overall efficiency of the business.

Mr Grant brings with him over 20 years of experience in the electronic trading industry. Having previously held the role of Chief Executive Officer in the Singapore offices of City Index and OptionsXpress, he joins OANDA from Gain Capital where he served as APAC Chief Operating Officer. His career has also spanned several leading financial institutions including Goldman Sachs and E*Trade.

Mohsin Siddiqui, Managing Director for the Asia-Pacific and Americas regions, commented,

“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.”

David Grant’s appointment marks yet another one in a series of high-profile hires made by OANDA in recent weeks. In November 2019, OANDA unveiled changes to its leadership team, with Mark Chesterman named Head of Trading and Kurt vom Scheidt taking over the role of Chief Operating Officer. Earlier in November, OANDA named Lucian Lauerman its new Head of Solutions for Business.

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