The UK subsidiary of Saxo Bank A/S, Saxo Markets UK Ltd., announced this Thursday that it has appointed Charlie White-Thomson as its new non-executive Chairman of its Board of Directors.
Charlie White-Thomson joined Saxo Markets in 2019
Bringing more than two decades of experience in financial services, White-Thomson has served as a non-executive director on the Board of Directors of Saxo Markets UK since 2019.
With the appointment of White-Thomson, he is replacing Anthony Belchambers, who had served as Chairman since 2015, who appears to have left the company to pursue other endeavors.
During his career in the financial space, which commenced in 1995 according to his LinkedIn profile, White-Thomson has held numerous senior management positions. For the majority of his career, he worked at Credit Suisse, where he was a Managing Director and, most recently, the Head of Cash Equity sales to Europe and Europe to the United States, his profile states.
Commenting on his new role, Charlie White-Thomson, non-executive Chairman of Saxo Markets UK, said in the statement: “I am pleased to be taking on the position as Chairman. It is an interesting time for Saxo as technology, regulation, and client demands are changing the industry.
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“Saxo is in a unique position to reap the benefits of these changes. I have been impressed by the depth of the multi-asset offering and the continued investments in technology to ensure the overall client experience is first rate.”
“I strongly believe that we have the platforms, technology and people to continue to grow our market share and footprint in the United Kingdom.”
Over the past two decades, White-Thomson has been a Board Member of BOGD BANK, a challenger bank in Mongolia, and co-founded The Lost Corner, a family-owned and independent interior design business based in Barnes, London, his LinkedIn states.
White-Thomson to take Saxo to “next level”
“We are delighted to announce the appointment of Charlie White-Thomson as Chairman of Saxo Markets UK,” added Damian Bunce, Chief Commercial Officer and member of the Board of Management of Saxo Bank.
“On behalf of the Board of Management, we very much look forward to working with Charlie to help take our UK business to the next level and to continue to strengthen our relationship with regulators, clients and partners and further cement our place as a leader in the online investment and trading community.”