Retail forex broker OANDA has appointed Drew Izzo as chief marketing officer.
Izzo most recently served as chief marketing officer of Athlete.com, a company he cofounded.
“With the perfect mix of entrepreneurial spirit, marketing vision, and forex experience, Drew is a valuable addition to our senior management team,” said Ed Eger, president and CEO, OANDA Corporation. “Coupling his bent for research and analytics as the backbone of a sound strategy, and with an emphasis on the customer’s voice, I know that Drew is a good for fit for the OANDA brand. He will further distinguish our company as an industry leader and the best choice for traders worldwide.”
Prior to cofounding Athlete.com, Izzo held several senior marketing roles for various companies including Interbank FX (IBFX), which was acquired by TradeStation in 2012. At IBFX, Izzo was responsible for all marketing channels across 140 countries.
“I’m excited to join OANDA, a world-class company that’s renowned for its transparency, technology, customer service and regulatory excellence,” Izzo said. “As CMO, I look forward to embracing the challenges and opportunities helping OANDA continue its remarkable success as the world’s leading forex broker.”