NatWest Markets has appointed Oliver Cooke as Chief Digital Officer, a newly-created role in which he will lead and shape the bank’s digital client strategy to improve user experiences and solutions for our clients. He begins in post immediately.
This role builds on Oliver’s current position in NatWest Markets where he leads quants, client analytics and e-trading. With many years of experience at a number of banks including Barclays, Lehman Brothers and Nomura, he has a strong understanding of the challenges clients face and the need to invest in digital solutions to meet their needs and remain competitive.
Chris Marks, CEO, NatWest Markets, said:
“As the world around us changes, we’re developing our digital capabilities, increasing our focus on providing our clients with data, insights and products to meet their needs. Having led the e-trading, data and analytics teams in NatWest Markets, Oliver has a deep understanding of our clients and is perfectly placed to develop and deliver the right digital solutions to meet their needs.”
Oliver Cooke commented:
“Building on the work we’ve already done to transform NatWest Markets, I’m excited to help grow our digital capabilities, looking at where we can automate more, improve digital process and analytics to deliver new and efficient services and products organised around the needs of our clients.”