Saxo Markets Australia hires Jessica Amir and David Harvie

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“We have been offering professional traders and investors access to global markets for a number of years now and are looking to extend our focus on wealth and asset management products.”

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Saxo Markets has announced the appointment of two new executives for its Australian operation as part of the multi-asset financial services provider’s expansion plan.

Jessica Amir, a former Senior Market Analyst and Presenter at Bell Direct, has joined the FX and CFD broker as its Australian market strategist.

“I’m incredibly excited to be joining a global fintech pioneer like Saxo. Over the last 15 years, I’ve become increasingly passionate about demystifying the finance world and global markets. I also extremely enjoy helping investors understand what drives markets and how they can maximize their investments,” Amir said.

Prior to Jessica Amir’s two years at Bell Direct, she was Head of News and Content at Finance News Network, which was taken over by Sequoia Financial Group during her time there.

David Harvie, a former national Financial Wellbeing Manager at IOOF Holdings, has joined as Saxo Markets’ Head of Direct Sales in Australia.

“I’m looking forward to sinking my teeth into this new role at an internationally renowned firm. I have a passion for developing innovative solutions to help clients reach their short and long-term goals, which I’m hoping will bring a lot of value to the Saxo team,” Harvie said.

Harvey will lead the Digital Sales and Relationship Management teams in Australia and work closely with the local marketing team and the digital engagement team to ensure close collaboration between sales and marketing.

The new country head of sales will also ensure alignment and execution of global sales priorities in line with the agreed strategy and define and implement quarterly sales plans for the Direct business.

Adam Smith, the Chief Executive of Saxo Australia, said: “We have been offering professional traders and investors access to global markets for a number of years now and are looking to extend our focus on wealth and asset management products. Both Jessica and David bring the experience and energy we’re looking for to continue to drive our Australian business forward.”

Saxo Capital Markets Australia is a subsidiary of Saxo Bank and specializes in local trading and in providing a focused and personal service for Australian clients, both private and institutional clients around the globe.

Saxo Bank’s headquarters is located in Copenhagen and the company has offices in London, Singapore, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Dubai, Geneva, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Paris, Milan, Sao Paulo Shanghai, Sydney, and Zurich.

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