OANDA has confirmed to Finance Magnates that David Hodge has resigned as the EMEA CEO at OANDA Europe, the group’s European subsidiary, and Global Chief Revenue Officer.
“We can confirm that David Hodge has resigned from his position as Chief Revenue Officer at OANDA to pursue a new career opportunity in Spring 2022. David is currently working through his agreed commitments,” an OANDA spokesperson said.
Hodge parted from OANDA after spending almost five years. Based in London, he joined the broker in mid-2017 as the EMEA CEO and Global CMO. Last year, he stepped down from the marketing role to take additional responsibilities of overseeing the revenue of the global group.
Strong Marketing Background
Hodge spent the last three decades in the financial markets, spending years in the top executive roles with several other firms. He is a marketing expert as most of his roles in the industry revolved around marketing responsibilities.
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Before joining OANDA, he was the Chief Commercial Officer at CMC Markets for a couple of years. There, he oversaw performance marketing, branding, sponsorships and other marketing-related areas, according to his LinkedIn profile.
Moreover, he headed the UK unit of Alpari as the CEO for one year and four months. But, he spent more than three years in total with the Estonian broker, first as the Chief Marketing Officer and then the Chief Operating Officer of the UK. Furthermore, he was with IG Group for more than three and a half years as the Group Marketing Director.
Hodge began his career in early 1993 and spent many years in marketing roles in companies outside the financial industry. Some of the companies he worked with include Cadbury, Bmibaby and Wells & Young’s.