Online foreign exchange and CFDs brokerage OANDA has promoted Javier Martell to the director of its UK-based subsidiary, OANDA Europe Limited, effective November 1, 2016.
Mr. Martell first landed at OANDA back in August 2016 when he served as its newest legal counsel, where he was tasked with overseeing the firm’s global legal functions as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.
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Before joining OANDA, Martell led the legal, compliance and human resources functions for mobile payments company Boku, Inc.
Additional roles also include Chief Legal Officer at mFoundry, Inc. where he was responsible for all legal aspects of mobile banking software company in Sausalito. During his tenure, he negotiated contracts with major U.S. wireless carriers and top ten banks and managed company’s intellectual property program. He was also charged with providing day to day counsel on employment issues, bank regulatory issues and general corporate matters.
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 Ligos Corporation. and RedSpark, Inc.