Peter Hetherington

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Peter G. Hetherington
Occupation CEO, IG Group & Director, Nadex
Employer IG Group Holdings
Location London

Peter Geoffrey Hetherington is the chief executive officer and board director at IG Group Holdings, a London-based platform for the trading of binary options, contract-for-differences (CFDs) and spread betting.


Previously, Hetherington was head of financial dealing at IG, starting in 1999. He joined IG He joined the firm as a graduate trainee in 1994 after serving as an officer in the Royal Navy. In 1999 he stepped into the role of head of financial dealing. In 2002 he was named chief operating officer, and was named interim CEO upon the retirement of Tim Howkins in 2015. In December 2015 his interim status was changed to "permanent."[1] He also serves as a member of the board of directors of Nadex, IG Group's Chicago-based affiliate.[2]


Hetherington earned an economics degree at Nottingham University and a master's degree in finance from the London Business School.[3]