Crowdfunding risk management firm Asurvest Inc. announced that Nicole S. Robinson and Robert Lougen have been hired as new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO), respectively. With Mr. Lougen leading all corporate operations and strategy, Ms. Robinson will work to further define the Company’s marketing plan. Both will share responsibilities over Human Resources and Administration as members of the Asurvest leadership team.
Founded in January of 2013, Asurvest was described in BMore as providing “investment insurance for private and professional investors in Kickstarter and other crowdfunding platforms.”
Luke Cooper, CEO, said, “We are thrilled to have such experienced leaders join our team. Asurvest is experiencing unprecedented company growth with the widespread adoption of our comprehensive risk management tools throughout the Crowdfunding Industry. Bob and Nicole will lead our effort to enhance our service chain, systems integration, organizational structure, and thought leadership as we continue to find ways to improve our overall value proposition.”
“I am pleased to join Asurvest at this exciting time,” said Lougen. “The company has an amazing growth path, achieved through dedication to measurable results and service. Asurvest is positioned to meet the growing needs of the industry and our customers in this time of rapid implementation of JOBS Act Legislation. I am delighted to join the team that will make this happen.” Immediately prior to joining Asurvest, Lougen spent three years as President of the Canadian division of H&R Block, which is the leading consumer financial services company in North America. In that role, Bob had direct responsibility for more than $150M of P&L responsibility, 1150 locations, and more than 8000 total employees. Robert holds an ICD.D from the University of Toronto Rotman/Haskanye School of Business.