Standard Chartered, a UK-based multinational banking and financial services company with $688 billion in assets, announced on Wednesday it has appointed Kahina van Dyke as its new Global Head of Digital Channels and Client Data Analytics. According to Standard Chartered, Kahina joins from Ripple where she was Senior Vice President, Business & Corporate Development. She was previously Global Director, Financial Services and Payments at Facebook, and previously spent several years at Mastercard and Citigroup.
“Kahina is joining my team at a pivotal time in our development. We have achieved a number of successes with clients, at times developing our own platforms and at others forging partnerships with fintechs, and we’re not standing still – this is a statement of intent. Kahina will spearhead a talented team in taking our data analytics and channel capabilities to the next level as we continuously seek to deliver the best client experience.”
van Dyke went on to add:
“It is a privilege to be joining Standard Chartered, an institution with a rich legacy and a truly unique global footprint. We will deepen and expand our leverage of digital technology and data analytics to deliver real economy impact to clients and communities around the world. I am proud to join the Bank at this exciting time with our strong, talented and diverse team, and hope to accelerate the next generation of global financial services.”
Standard Chartered added that van Dyke’s honors and awards include the Top 25 Women in Financial Technology and Blockchain 100.