Earlier this week, Ireland-based fintech company Fenergo announced Spencer Lake, a former Vice Chairman of HSBC Global Banking and Markets, has joined its Board of Directors as its new Vice Chairman.
According to Fenergo, Lake held several global senior roles during his tenure at HSBC, including running Debt Capital Markets and Acquisition Finance for four years; Global Markets (including FICC, equities, and research) for three years; and Capital Financing (structured and unstructured lending, financing and investment banking products) for three years. Prior to joining HSBC, Lake held senior roles spanning real estate finance, investment banking, and debt capital markets across New York, Hong Kong and London for Merrill Lynch. While sharing details about the appointment, Marc Murphy, Fenergo CEO, stated:
“I am delighted to welcome Spencer to Fenergo’s Board. Spencer brings a huge amount of experience having built a successful career in investment banking over the last 29 years. Spencer will help steer Fenergo through our next stage of growth and I know that Fenergo will benefit greatly from his deep industry experience.”
Fenergo also noted that in addition to Fenergo, Spencer currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the International Capital Market Association, having been a member since 2011, and is helping a few other small companies in their growth strategies.