LeapRate Exclusive… LeapRate has learned that leading Australian retail forex and CFD broker AxiTrader has made a change in its senior management ranks, adding Kevin Tunney (pictured at left) as its new global Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).
Tunney joins AxiTrader from outside the Forex industry. Prior to joining AxiTrader, Tunney was Ecommerce Manager at premium eyeware company Luxottica Group SpA (ADR) (NYSE:LUX). He also spent three years earlier this decade working at Google, as an AdWords expert on some of Google’s largest accounts across properties as Google Search, Display, YouTube and AdMob.
Marc Ellison had been CMO at AxiTrader for just over a year, having also come to AxiTrader from outside the Forex sector. Ellison had been at Fairfax Media Limited (ASX:FXJ), one of the largest pan-media companies in Australia and New Zealand with investments in newspaper, magazines, radio and internet, responsible for their paid media strategy. Ellison also had financial sector experience before joining AxiTrader, having been SEO Manager in the digital marketing group at JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). We understand that Ellison will be pursuing business opportunities outside the Forex industry.