Oanda Names US CEO
Posted by Colin Lambert. Last updated: October 13, 2022
Retail broker Oanda has named Jessica Beckstead as managing director, North America and CEO, US.
She will be based in New York and joins from FXCM, where she worked for 18 years, most latterly as global head of sales and customer success and CEO of the firm’s Australian business.
“Jessica brings with her significant knowledge of the financial services industry and is an excellent choice to drive our expansion in the Americas,” says Gavin Bambury, CEO of Oanda. “Her extensive experience growing a retail business, as well as proven operational and strategic expertise, will enable us to identify and implement new strategies to strengthen our reputation, increase market growth, and propel the business forward.”
Beckstead adds, “Having spent several years developing and scaling a global retail business across six continents, I am looking forward to building on the strong foundations of the Oanda brand and to further transforming the firm’s operations in the US and Canada.”