Profit & Loss understands that Ian O’Flaherty has joined Westpac as head of digital solutions and client technology. Based in London, he will report to Sydney-based Giulio Katis, managing director and head of financial markets e-commerce at the bank.
O’Flaherty has been consulting in the e-fixed income space since leaving Deutsche Bank in mid-2018 after a 36-year career with the bank. In his time at Deutsche O’Flaherty spent 15 years on the FX trading desks of the bank including as head of spot FX, before moving into the e-commerce space and becoming one of the driving forces behind the bank’s hugely successful Autobahn platform. Within the e-business, O’Flaherty was most latterly global head of e-FX sales at Deutsche.
In April of this year, O’Flaherty was inaugurated into the Profit & Loss FX Hall of Fame.