Saxo Bank’s Kim Fournais Reveals That
Passion, Determination and Team Work are Secrets
to Happiness in Life
HELLERUP, Denmark, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Saxo Bank, the multi-asset online trading and investment specialist, is launching an additional film as part of the saxocycling.com project featuring Saxo Bank’s two founders and CEOs. The additional film will run simultaneously with the Bank’s trading competition, Tourdetrading.com, designed to challenge margin traders.
Like the original films, which captured the spirit of Team Saxo-Tinkoff and took two accolades at the 2013 Telly Awards, this exclusive and intimate portrait of co-founder and co-CEO, Kim Fournais, is directed by Jim Piercy and shot by Fredrik Clement. In the film, Kim Fournais tell the story of Saxo Bank and share what is most important to him in his everyday work at Saxo Bank: “For me it boils down to execution, I am rather execution oriented – I want to see things happening.”
Strong passion and the will to constantly improve are both key factors according to Fournais, who also explains the importance of team work when building a successful and winning business. Kim Fournais concludes by sharing his favourite things: “My family makes me very happy; my work makes me happy; going out getting fresh air on a bicycle makes me happy – there are many things, I am a pretty happy guy!”
Watch the new film Kim Fournais at: www.saxocycling.com
The tourdetrading.com competition started on July 1 and is running through to July 19 alongside the Tour de France, which finishes in Paris on July 21. Traders can still join for free and get full access to over 30,000 instruments on the SaxoTrader platforms: SaxoTrader, SaxoWebTrader and SaxoTrader Apps for mobile and tablets. Trading options include 160 FX crosses, futures, options and CFDs.
Saxo Bank will publish daily results of the leading traders locally and globally on the competition website. Each week, the global trader with the biggest gain in total amount will receive a prize, ranging from Saxo-Tinkoff Windstopper Jackets to Saxo-Tinkoff Bodyfit Pro Team Jerseys.
The highest-ranking participant overall from select regions will win a V.I.P experience at the finale of La Vuelta later in the year, including a ride in the sports directors car during one of the last laps in Madrid. The regions included are Denmark, Spain, UK, Middle East, Italy, France and South Africa.
The global winner of the competition will receive a piece of Tour de France history: Alberto Contador’s Tour de France bike, a Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL4.
Head of Group Public Relations
About Saxo Bank
Saxo Bank is a leading online trading and investment specialist, offering private investors and institutional clients a complete set of tools for their trading and investment strategies. A fully licensed and regulated European bank, Saxo Bank enables clients to trade FX, CFDs, ETFs, Stocks, Futures, Options and other derivatives via three specialised and fully integrated multi-asset trading platforms; the browser-based SaxoWebTrader, the downloadable SaxoTrader and the SaxoTrader app. The platforms are available in over 20 languages and are white-labelled by more than 100 major financial institutions worldwide. Saxo Bank also offers professional portfolio and fund management as well as traditional banking services through Saxo Privatbank. Founded in 1992, the Saxo Bank Group is headquartered in Copenhagen with 23 local offices throughout Europe, Asia, Middle East, Latin America, Africa and Australia.
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