OANDA Appoints New General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

San Francisco – August 31, 2016 - OANDA a global leader in online multi-asset trading services, today announced Javier Martell has been selected to oversee global legal functions as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.

Ed Eger, President and CEO of OANDA Corporation, commented, “Javier brings the dynamic experience OANDA needs to support our rapidly growing, international customer base. With 25 years of legal, regulatory and corporate technology leadership, Javier is a tremendous addition to the OANDA team and our business objectives.”

Javier Martell commented, “OANDA has earned an enviable reputation among a global community of traders and business partners who recognize the decades-long dedication to fast, powerful execution.  I’m excited to be among OANDA’s leaders as we enter a new era of innovation and enhanced execution for more traders across asset classes and platforms.”

Martell most recently led the legal, compliance and human resources functions for Boku, Inc., amid the direct carrier billing mobile payment service’s expansion across 65 countries. After graduation from The University of Chicago Law School, Javier began his career at Pillsbury Winthrop LLP (formerly Pillsbury Madison & Sutro) and later served as General Counsel for a number of technology companies including mFoundry Inc. and RedSpark, Inc.. 



OANDA OANDA transformed the business of foreign exchange through an innovative approach to online trading. The company’s industry-leading online trading platform introduced a number of firsts to the marketplace, including automated execution; instant settlement on trades; trades of any size between one unit and 10 million units; and interest calculated by the second. 

In 2015, OANDA was honoured to receive the Best Customer Service and Best Mobile Platform awards in Investment Trends’ 2015 USA Leveraged FX Reports; and the Overall Client Satisfaction, Customer Service and Value for Money awards in Investment Trends 2015 UK Financial Spread Betting, CFD & FX Report.

OANDA was named the No. 1 FX Broker and the No. 1 FX Broker for High-Value Clients by number of primary relationships for the second year running, according to the Investment Trends 2015 Singapore CFD & FX Report, based on a survey of 11,327 investors/traders. The firm was also voted No. 1 Value for Money in the 2015 Australia FX Report.

OANDA was one of the first online providers of comprehensive currency exchange information, and today the company’s Exchange Rates® data provides benchmark rates for corporations, auditing firms, and global banks.

OANDA has seven offices worldwide, Toronto, San Francisco, New York, London, Singapore, Tokyo, and Sydney. OANDA is fully regulated by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the U.S. National Futures Association (NFA), the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA), and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).

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