Oanda appoints former BlackBerry exec Whittington as CTO
23 September 2013 | 1816 views | 0
OANDA Europe Limited, a subsidiary of OANDA Corporation, a global provider of innovative foreign exchange trading services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Graeme Whittington as the company's new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
A former BlackBerry executive, Mr. Whittington is responsible for leading the development and delivery of OANDA's products and services.
"Graeme boasts a world-class track record in designing and developing highly scalable software products and services," said K Duker, CEO, OANDA Corporation. "Graeme's proven strengths in leadership and quality execution are in strong alignment with OANDA's mission to be a technology leader and the most trusted broker in forex and CFD trading services."
Mr. Whittington joins OANDA from BlackBerry, where he held a variety of senior positions including roles in product management and software with a focus on infrastructure systems. He also brings with him global market experience, including work with telecom regulatory bodies, during his tenure with the Canadian-based mobile device maker. Prior to his role at BlackBerry, Mr. Whittington was part of IBM Canada's consulting arm with a focus on business and information technology strategy.
"OANDA is a highly-respected, global financial technology company with a solid track record of innovation and transparency in the products and services it provides; I am honored to join the team," said Mr. Whittington. "OANDA was built on a true foundation of technological engineering excellence, and my aim in this role is to help to continue a legacy of delivering industry-leading desktop and mobile trading platforms that delights our clients."