Saxo Bank Appoints Tony Bainbridge as Head of Group Human Resources
HELLERUP, Denmark, January 30, 2014
HELLERUP, Denmark, January 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Saxo Bank, the online trading and investment specialist, is pleased to
announce that it has appointed a new Head of Group HR, Tony Bainbridge.
Tony Bainbridge's appointment and position as part of the Executive Management
Group underlines the importance placed by Saxo Bank on the ongoing development
of its staff as it prepares for the next phase of business growth. He will
relocate to Saxo Bank's headquarters in Copenhagen for the role and will be
supported by Ditte Buchwald, recently appointed Deputy Head of HR.
This marks another senior appointment for Saxo Bank, which last month
announced Matteo Cassina as Global Head of InstitutionalBusiness working out
of London. According to Tony Bainbridge, this increasing internationalisation
of the leadership team reflects the business' growing global presence and
expansion into new markets.
"My aim is to reflect Saxo Bank's growing global presence and expansion into
new markets in the leadership of the Bank. Matteo's appointment should of
course also be seen in this light. Moreover, it's critical that each of the
1400 employees around the world specifically and individually contribute to
Saxo Bank's overall goal to be the most professional and transparent
facilitator of financial products and services in the global capital markets,"
Tony Bainbridge joined Saxo Bank from Rexam Plastics, part of Rexam PLC, where
he was HR Director. He has extensive experience across the consumer goods,
manufacturing, technology and hospitality sectors, having also served as
Global HR Director for CIBA Vision and Edwards High Vacuum. He has also served
as Senior Vice President HR for EMEA for InterContinental Hotels Group. He has
lived and worked in Switzerland, the US and Poland and also spent three years
as Managing Director of the French business of CIBA Vision. His early career
was spent at Mars and PepsiCo in both commercial and HR roles in the UK and
Tony holds a degree in economics, psychology and French from the University of
About Saxo Bank
Saxo Bank is a leading online trading and investment specialist, offering
private investors and institutional clients a complete set of tools for their
trading and investment strategies. Its financial community portal,
TradingFloor.com , is the first multi-asset social trading platform. A fully
licensed and regulated European bank, Saxo Bank enables clients to trade FX,
CFDs, ETFs, Stocks, Futures, Options and other derivatives on our
award-winning SaxoTrader platform, accessible on PC s, tablet s or smartphone
s through a single account and available in more than 20 languages. The
platform is white-labelled by more than 100 major financial institutions
worldwide. Saxo Bank also offers professional portfolio and fund management as
well as traditional banking services through Saxo Privatbank. Founded in 1992,
Saxo Bank is headquartered in Copenhagen and has offices in 25 countries
throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, Africa and Australia.
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