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Saxo UK appoints Simon Camilleri as COO

Simon Camilleri joins from Bank of America Merrill Lynch as Saxo further enhances its presence in the UK

Saxo, the leading fintech specialist focused on multi-asset trading and investment, today announces the appointment of Simon Camilleri as Chief Operating Officer and board member of its subsidiary, Saxo UK Limited, effective immediately.

Simon joins from Bank of America Securities where he was working for over 17 years, most recently as COO and Director of EMEA Rates and Global Non Linear Rates Trading. Prior to that, he was Senior Client Liaison Manager, Global Investment Manager Services, at State Street Bank and Trust. Simon began his career at Mellon Trust as a Global Securities Specialist.

He brings significant expertise and a wealth of front-office experience across multiple global markets trading desks, coupled with an analytical background and strong track record of delivering business strategies, generating revenue streams and driving efficiencies. His appointment comes at a time when Saxo UK continues to expand its offering amid exceptional growth in the investment and trading space. 

Charles White-Thomson, CEO of Saxo UK, commented: “ We are delighted to welcome Simon to the team. His depth and breadth of expertise across the trading and technology sectors will undoubtedly help Saxo as we continue on our ambitious growth strategy. We are determined and focussed on providing our clients with the very best opportunities for differentiation through technology, solid operational foundations and risk management.”.” 

Commenting on his appointment, Simon Camilleri, said: “Saxo has grown its presence significantly in the UK, providing retail clients with the  highest quality products and institutional-like experience all underpinned by operational resilience and the highest regulatory standards. I am very excited to build further on the firm’s well-known reputation in the UK as a leader in both investment and trading in a highly competitive environment.”

Simon, based in London, will report to Charles White-Thomson, CEO of Saxo UK. Today’s announcement follows the recent appointment of Joanna Moberly as Head of Legal and Company Secretary which was preceded by seasoned industry figures Nicholas Wilcock and Michael Ridley joining Saxo UK’s board as Non-Executive Directors in January. 
 
Please reach out to press@saxobank.com 
Saxo Markets UK is a licensed subsidiary of Saxo Bank, a leading Fintech specialist that connects people to investment opportunities in global capital markets. Saxo Markets has operated in London since 2006 and is a provider of multi-asset trading and investment, Saxo’s vision is to enable people to fulfil their financial aspirations and make an impact.

Founded in Copenhagen in 1992, Saxo was one of the first financial institutions to develop online trading platforms that offer everyday investors the same tools and market access as professional traders, large institutions, and fund managers. As the most innovative and best choice for clients, Saxo offers broad access to global capital markets across asset classes, where they can trade more than 40,000 instruments in over 20 languages from one single margin account. The Saxo Bank Group also powers more than 120 financial institutions as partners by boosting the investment experience they can offer their clients via its open banking technology. Whether it’s through their investments or the outcome of their investments, Saxo gives clients and partners the tools, platforms and knowledge to make an impact.

The Saxo Bank Group holds four banking licenses and is well regulated globally. With client assets totaling more than 45 billion Euros, Saxo is a global company with local presence, employing more than 2,100 people in financial centres across the world, including London, Singapore, Amsterdam, Zurich, Dubai, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Tokyo.

For more information, please visit: https://www.home.saxo/en-gb

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