Exclusive: Saxo Bank hires Nordea executive Oliver Zecevic as Head of Operations

LeapRate Exclusive… LeapRate has learned that Copenhagen based Retail FX broker Saxo Bank has added another member to its senior management team, hiring longtime Nordea executive Oliver Zecevic as the company’s new Head of Operations.

Oliver Zecevic

Oliver Zecevic, Saxo Bank

Oliver Zecevic had been with Nordea for his entire working career, joining the Danish based banking and financial group out of business school in 2002 as a junior analyst, rising the ranks over a 16 year career at Nordea to become Head of Investor Solutions and Services. along the way he had also served as Head of Derivatives Operations and Head of Clearing.

He will formally take up his new position on September 1, following required garden leave.

Saxo Bank COO Soren Kyhl put out the following note on adding Oliver Zecevic:

I am very pleased that Oliver Zecevic will be joining us to head up our operations department and to lead our efforts in digitising and optimising operations. Oliver has an impressive track-record both with financial markets operations and as a leader. He brings a deep operational experience and expertise to Saxo that will be invaluable, as we move forward with our ambitious plans for the future.

A key priority for Saxo Bank is scalability, and efficient operations are of course crucial for us to us to continue to become more digital, efficient and scalable.

We’d note that Finland’s Sampo Oyj, now a major shareholder in Saxo Bank, is also a major shareholder in Nordea.

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