OANDA hires Greg Niebank as Head of Product

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Online multi-asset trading services and currency data and analytics, OANDA Global Corporation, has just announced that it has appointed Greg Niebank as Head of Product. Niebank will be based in London and will be responsible for introducing additional trading instruments, client-focused partnerships and platform enhancements.

A 21-year veteran in the electronic trading industry, Niebank 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.

Kurt vom Scheidt

Kurt vom Scheidt

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.

Niebank’s appointment is just the latest in a series of high-profile hires made by OANDA since Gavin Bambury assumed the reigns as Chief Executive Officer in August.

Niebank’s appointment is just one in a series of high-profile appointments made by OANDA in recent weeks. The firm recently hired Mark Chesterman as Head of Trading and Lucian Lauerman as Head of Solutions for Business, both reporting into Kurt vom Scheidt, who has assumed an expanded role as Chief Operating Officer. In addition, David Grant was hired as Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific.

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