Saxo Bank appoints Thomas Hovard as new COO of Global Distribution and Client Services

Saxo Bank, the leading Fintech specialist focused on multi-asset trading and investment, today announces 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 of Saxo Bank.

Hovard joins Saxo Bank from Danske Bank where he most recently served as Global Head of DCM Sales & Research. During his 16 year tenure with Danske Bank he has served in several positions in both research and sales.

In his role at Saxo Bank, he will be responsible for the ongoing operations of the Global Distribution and Client Services organisation and ensuring that the Group’s client-centric strategy is executed across markets.

Damian Bunce, CCO of Saxo Bank, commented on the appointment:

“We look forward to welcoming Thomas. 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.”

Thomas Hovard, COO of Global Distribution and Client Services, commented:

“Saxo Bank has pioneered in the industry with its forward-looking approach to technology, and I look very much forward to contributing to the Bank’s future growth. Saxo has a very strong value proposition that integrates award-winning platforms and products with a dedicated focus on the client experience”