Tagged: appointment

UK P2P Platform MarketInvoice Appoints Giles Andrews As New Chairman

Peer-to-peer invoice finance platform, MarketInvoice, announced on Monday it has appointed Zopa’s co-founder, Giles Andrews, as a new chairman. The company confirmed that Andrews will be working directly with co-founders Anil Stocker and Ilya Kondrashov to drive scale in the business as well as chairing and managing… Read More

Yirendai Appoints Dr. Yichuan Pei As New Chief Credit Officer

Chinese marketplace lending platform Yirendai announced on Thursday it has appointed Dr. Yichuan Pei as its new Chief Credit Officer. According to the lender, Dr. Pei will be responsible for the over management of its credit department to ensure that the credit risk of loan… Read More

 SmartBiz Loans Appoints Former SBA Head of Capital Access Ann Marie Mehlum to Board of Directors

SmartBiz Loans, an online SBA marketplace, and bank-enabling technology platform, announced on Wednesday it appointed former SBA Head of Capital Access, Ann Marie Mehlum, as a new member of its board of directors. During her time at SBA, Mehlum directed the government agency’s credit programs, which includes… Read More

Fintech Company Rich Uncles Appoints Brad Watts As New Managing Director & Launches Wealth Management Division

Last month, California fintech company Rich Uncles announced the launch of its wealth management division. According to the company, new managing director of capital markets, Brad Watt, will be leading the recently-developed division. Rich Uncles revealed that Watt has decades of experience in providing real… Read More

Seedrs Alum Perkbox Appoints Former Yahoo! Finance Manager Rob Gorle As Finance Director

Seedrs alum and growing employee/customer engagement firm, Perkbox, announced on Thursday it has appointed former Yahoo! finance manager, Rob Gorle, as its new finance manager. According to Perkbox, the appointment forms part of its expansion plans in the UK and internationally. Perkbox reported as finance director, Gorle… Read More

The House Crowd Appoints Manoj Varsani As First CTO to Boost Business Growth

Property crowdfunding platform, The House Crowd, announced on Wednesday it has appointed Manoj Varsani as its first CTO to spearhead digital innovation and product development. The funding portal revealed Varsani spent more than ten years transforming the digital practices of businesses that range from high growth start-ups… Read More

CoAssets Announces Board & Management Shakeup

CoAssets Limited (ASX: CA8), a crowdfunding platform specializing in facilitating funding for real estate and small to medium-sized enterprises, announced on Wednesday board and management changes as the company plans for its next phase of growth. According to CoAssets, Nicholas Ong will be stepping down as… Read More

Aussie Lender Marketlend Appoints Brad Pattelli As New Non-Executive Director/Member of the Board

Australia’s peer-to-peer trade credit platform Marketlend announced on Monday it has appointed Brad Pattelli as its new non-executive director and member of the board. Pattelli reportedly has decades of experience as an investor in a broad range of businesses, multiple prior public, and private board roles. He… Read More

Marketplace Lender LendingUSA Appoints Former Intuit Strategic Risk Systems Manager Boris Belyi Vice President of Analytics

Marketplace lending platform LendingUSA announced on Tuesday it has appointed former strategic risk systems manager of Intuit, Boris Belyi, as its new vice president of analytics. Belyi reportedly has more than 25 years of experience in data analytics. While sharing details about the appointment, Camilo… Read More

Xignite Appoints Former Microsoft Executive Mark Rowe As New CFO

Xignite, a provider of market data cloud solutions for financial institutions and fintech companies, announced on Tuesday it appointed former Microsoft executive Mark Rowe its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). According to Xignite,  Rowe was notably Interim CFO and Vice President, Finance and Operations at 3D Robotics… Read More

RedCrow Appoints Chris Laia As General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

Equity crowdfunding platform for healthcare RedCrow announced on Thursday it has appointed former senior vice president and deputy general counsel to USAA, Chris Laia, as its new general counsel and chief compliance officer. According to RedCrow, Laia will oversee the platform’s legal operations and offer… Read More

Accenture Appoints Former U.S. Treasury Official Valeria Abend As New Managing Director of Security-Financial Services

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced on Thursday it has appointed former U.S. Treasury official, Valerie Abend, managing director of Accenture Security – Financial Services, North America. Abend notably brings expertise deploying cyber risk management and mitigation strategies to counter the wide spectrum of threats facing the… Read More

Former CIO of the CFPB Tim Duncan Joins FinMkt’s Advisory Board

On Tuesday, FinMkt announced it appointed former CIO of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Tim Duncan, as a new member of its advisory board. According to FinMkt, Duncan brings years of technology, finance, and law experience to the company. He served as President of… Read More

Manatt Appoints Anita Boomstein As Chair of the Firm’s Global Payments Practice in New York

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP announced on Tuesday it has appointed Anita Boomstein as chair of its firm’s Global Payments Practice in New York. Boomstein reportedly joins the firm from Hughes Hubbard and Reed LLP, where she was a partner in the banking and financial… Read More

Indiegogo Appoints Nate Murray As Head of Gaming

Global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo has appointed tabletop game veteran, Nate Murray, as its new Head of Gaming. According to Venture Beat, Murray will oversee Indiegogo’s gaming team and work directly with campaign organizers on strategy and development. Murray’s previous crowdfunding experience includes working on tabletop game initiatives… Read More

Money360 Expands: Appoints David Christensen & Kenneth Wood As New Directors

On Tuesday, commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, Money260, announced it hired two new directors, David Christensen and Kenneth Wood, to support the increasing demand in the northeast and northwest regions of the U.S.  According to Money360, Christensen has more than 30 years of industry experience in… Read More

PledgeMusic Appoints Bryan Mead as Senior Vice President of Artist & Label Relations

PledgeMusic announced on Thursday it appointed Bryan Mead as its new Senior Vice President, Artist and Label Relations. Mead brings more than 25 years of music industry experience to the crowdfunding platform and recently served as INgrooves Music Group’s Senior Vice President, Label Services and Marketing. He was… Read More

Mosaic Appoints Former Prosper Director Amir Friedman as VP of Bank Partnerships

Solar loan provider Mosaic announced on Wednesday it has appointed Amir Friedman as Vice President of Bank Partnerships. The lender revealed that in this newly created role, Friedman is set to oversee its whole loan sale program with banks, insurance companies, credit unions, and other financial institutions. Friedman… Read More

iZettle Secures €60 Million During Latest Funding Round & Appoints New CFO

iZettle, a European fintech company, announced on Wednesday it secured €60 million during its latest funding round, which is made up of equity from existing investors in a Series D extension as well as debt funding from Victory Park Capital through its credit fund, VPC Speciality Lending… Read More

TD Bank Appoints Christopher Giamo As Head of Regional Commercial Bank

TD Bank announced on Tuesday it has appointed Christopher Giamo as its new head of regional commercial bank. Giamo’s appointment reportedly follows the retirement of Fred Graziano and prior to joining TD Bank, Giamo worked at Bank of New York and CoreStates Financial Corp. Greg Braca, Chief Operating… Read More