Valutrades adds ODL Securities founder JohnPaul Thwaytes to its Board

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FCA regulated Retail and Institutional FX and CFD brokerage Valutrades has announced the appointment of JohnPaul Thwaytes as Non Executive Director with immediate effect.

JohnPaul is the last in a series of appointments to the board in recent months to support Valutrades’ successful 730k FCA license and going forward will focus on independent governance of the board and oversight of strategic business initiatives outside of the core retail brokerage offering.

JohnPaul Thwaytes has more than 30 years industry experience in trading, online brokerage and payment services including the founding, growth and sale of ODL Securities. ODL was acquired in 2010 by FXCM.

Graeme Watkins Valutrades

Graeme Watkins, Valutrades

Valutrades CEO Graeme Watkins commented:

JohnPaul is a fantastic addition to the board of directors. Where so much of the board has been hands on and focused on our core offering JohnPaul brings a wider perspective on all manner of things from governance, risk management and business development. We are looking forward to being able to leverage JohnPaul’s experience to enhance and support Valutrades current positive development going forward

JohnPaul Thwaytes added:

I’m looking forward to joining such an exciting and dynamic team the company has a positive and progressive outlook that I’m delighted to be apart of the team taking it forward.

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