Adaptive Financial Consulting Appoints Former Saxo Executive Amanda Harrison as Senior Sales Executive

saxoCapital market consultancy firm, Adaptive Financial Consulting has tapped former Saxo Capital UK executive, Amanda Harrison as a Senior Sales Executive. Harrison has spent almost six years with Saxo Capital and joins Adaptive to expand its existing sales team. She will be based out of the company’s London office, where she is currently based.

The company’s sales team targets both sell-side and buy-side clients, those who want to build real-time trading systems. At Saxo Capital, she has held the role of Head of UK Client and Partner Support, and prior to Saxo, she was with GFT Global Markets and spent almost two years as a part of the institutional relationship management team.

Commenting on the appointment, Matt Barrett, the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Adaptive, said:

“Amanda brings extensive knowledge of White Label product sales. This experience will allow us to further strengthen and expand our sales strategy as we focus on selling solutions to our clients based on our innovative front-office technology uniquely suited for the capital markets, and we are excited that she has chosen to join our team.”

Deutsche Bank Appoints its Newest Managing Director to its Investment Grade (IG) Credit Trading Division

saxoDeutsche Bank has appointed a new Managing Director to its Investment Grade (IG) Credit Trading Division. According to the information made public on LinkedIn, Olivier Gazzolo was appointed last month in the role.

Olivier Gazzolo comes back into the financial services space after a gap of almost two years, and his last stint was with SGCIB as Global Head of Credit Trading which he left in September 2017. Gazzolo has spent over 10 years with the firm, and before joining SGCIB, he was Head of European Credit Trading at Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (CACIB) and spent almost six years with the firm. 

For Gazzolo, the way ahead at Deutsche Bank will be bit difficult as the bank is forced to merge with the state-owned Commerzbank, and caught up in a wave of scandals.