Vantage FX, an Australian foreign exchange (forex) broker, has a new Head of Global Marketing. According to an update via LinkedIn, Fiona Cao, a marketing professional, has taken on the role with the broker.
Cao joined Vantage FX in January of 2019. She has spent the past six years in marketing-based positions, including roles at other forex brokers such as Alpari.
In her own words, Cao is an: “Experienced Chief Marketing Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the internet industry. Skilled in Marketing Management, Crisis Management, Risk Management, Integrated Marketing, and Business Development.”
She joins Vantage FX from FollowMeLimited, a social community platform for finance and investment, where she was based in Shanghai. Here, she was employed from April 2017 until December of last year.
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Before this position, she held two consecutive roles in forex related companies. The most recent was at TradeFX (TradeFXL), which is a provider of technology and marketing services to financial derivatives trading brokers. The company was acquired by Playtech in 2015.
Prior to this, she was at Alpari, working in the United Kingdom operations of the broker. While at the firm she was the China Marketing Director, a role she held for nine months from July 2014 until March 2015.
Cao has also been the Marketing Manager of A.D.A. Spam Architecture, from 2012 until 2014. Starting her career in March of 2010, according to her LinkedIn, Cao is the Co-Founder of Follow Me Education.
Vantage FX braces for Brexit
Fiona Cao joins Vantage FX as it prepares for the upcoming Brexit vote. As Finance Magnates reported earlier this week, the Australian broker announced that it would be reducing leverage on three different instruments in the run-up to the next parliamentary vote regarding Britain’s plans to leave the European Union.
In an email sent to clients, the company said that leverage on GBP/USD, GBP Crosses and UK100 would be halved. Leverage for all three of the instruments currently sits at 100:1 but will be reduced to 50:1.