OANDA’s hiring spree continues, as Greg Niebank named Head of Product

Maria Nikolova

Greg Niebank will be responsible for introducing additional trading instruments, client-focused partnerships and platform enhancements.

Online multi-asset trading services and currency data and analytics provider OANDA Global Corporation continues with its hiring spree. Today, the company announces the appointment of Greg Niebank as Head of Product.

Based in London, Mr Niebank will be responsible for introducing additional trading instruments, client-focused partnerships and platform enhancements. Mr Niebank, who is a 21-year veteran in the electronic trading industry, has spent his entire career with CMC Markets, having joined the firm as a junior dealer back in 1997 and progressing through the ranks to Group Head of Product.

OANDA’s Chief Operating Officer, Kurt vom Scheidt commented,

“Over the years, OANDA has earned a reputation for combining state-of-the-art technology with a customer-focused approach, and we remain fully committed to providing clients with access to a wide range of instruments and advanced trading tools through our award-winning platform. As such, Greg’s extensive knowledge of the industry will be extremely valuable as we continue to develop our product.”

Mr Niebank’s appointment is just the latest in a series of high-profile hires made by OANDA since Gavin Bambury took the role of Chief Executive Officer in August. The brokerage has also recently recruited Mark Chesterman as Head of Trading and Lucian Lauerman as Head of Solutions for Business.

Earlier 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.

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