Chief Executive Officer
Richard Kimber is Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the OzForex Group.
Richard Kimber has 25 years of diverse global leadership experience that has included several Chief Executive and Board roles. Richard has lived and worked in Australia, Hong Kong, USA and the UK.
He worked for the HSBC Group for 8 years in several ecommerce roles and was the President of online payments for North America and Global Head of Internet Marketing. He was then promoted to Chief Executive of Firstdirect Bank in the UK – the pioneering service leader using direct channels.
Richard then became the first Regional Managing Director of Google in South East Asia. Whilst at Google he led all the commercial and country operations in the Region and more than doubled its multi-billion dollar revenues and managed the integration of YouTube and DoubleClick businesses that were acquired.
He has extensive experience in financial services, marketing, social media and capital markets. Richard’s most recent role was Chief Operating Officer of ANZ Global Markets incorporating its leading FX business.
Throughout his career he has specialized in creating new business applications through technology innovation. He is an active investor in technology start-ups and sits on the board of RTI (internet cable) Unlockd (mobile advertising) and Strone (global roaming).
Richard holds a BSc in Psychology/Statistics and an MBA from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management (1992).