OANDA appoints Emmanuel Coulon as Chief Technology Officer

Maria Nikolova

Mr Coulon joins OANDA from ADSS where he served as Global Head of Technology, having previously worked at leading firms such as ICAP, Grupo CIMD and Effix Systems / Reuters.

Online multi-asset trading services and currency data and analytics provider OANDA today announces the appointment of Emmanuel Coulon as Chief Technology Officer. Mr Coulon will be responsible for driving the firm’s global technology strategy and providing technical leadership across all areas of the business.

With extensive experience of almost three decades, Mr Coulon has worked with several leading financial services and technology firms over the years. He joins OANDA from ADSS where he served as Global Head of Technology, having previously worked at leading firms such as ICAP, Grupo CIMD and Effix Systems / Reuters.

Mr Coulon commented, “A Fintech company at heart, OANDA has long been driven by a culture of innovation and technical excellence. As such, I’m excited to being part of such a dynamic team and look forward to enhancing our technology solutions even further.”

The appointment of Mr Coulon adds to OANDA’s recent hiring spree. Let’s recall that, in December 2019, the brokerage named Greg Niebank its Head of Product. Based in London, Mr Niebank is responsible for introducing additional trading instruments, client-focused partnerships and platform enhancements. Also in December, OANDA appointed David Grant as Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific. In his new role, Mr Grant will be based in Singapore. He will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s administrative and operational functions as well as enhancing the overall efficiency of the business.

OANDA has also recently recruited Mark Chesterman as Head of Trading and Lucian Lauerman as Head of Solutions for Business.

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