Tagged: appointment

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

ThinCats Appoints Jill Sandford & Damon Walford New Board of Directors Members

Peer-to-peer lender ThinCats announced on Wednesday it appointed Jill Sandford and Damon Walford to the board of directors. According to the lender, both Sandford and Walford will be responsible for driving business growth, with a specific focus on originating loans and broadening the platform’s network… Read More

Yirendai Appoints Chaomei Chen as New Independent Director

Yirendai (NYSE: YRD) announced on Monday it appointed Chaomei Chen as an independent director. Chen has reportedly been part of the Chinese marketplace lender’s Advisory Committee since January 2016 and been providing strategic advice and insight to the senior management team on a range of issues such… Read More

Former PayPal UK’s Chief Credit Risk Officer Joins RateSetter

On Monday, RateSetter announced it appointed Michael Hoare as its new Head of Risk Analytics and Retail Credit. Hoare notably joins from PayPal UK, where he was Chief Credit Risk Officer. Prior to PayPal UK, Hoare also worked at Capital One, where he held various positions… Read More

Merchant Money Company Appoints Lynn Fernandez as Chief Credit Officer

Small business lender, Merchant Money Company (MMC), announced on Wednesday it appointed Lynn Fernandez as its new Chief Credit Officer. Fernandez reportedly joins MMC from VEDC, where she was Vice President of Lending for more than five years. She was responsible for leading the firm from a… Read More

CME Group’s Rumi Morales Joins Chamber of Digital Commerce’s Board of Advisors

The Chamber of Digital Commerce announced on Wednesday it has appointed CME Group executive Rumi Morales as a new member of its board of advisors. The organization revealed that prior to joining CME Group six years ago, Morales led the APAC business of Goldman Sachs’ Global Markets… Read More

Biometrics Technology Company Veridium Appoints Former HSBC Fintech Head James Stickland as New CEO

Veridium, a biometrics-based authentication technology, announced on Wednesday it has appointed James Strickland as its new CEO. Stickland has served in senior executive roles for HSBC, JPMorgan Chase, and Cisco. His most recent position was managing director of fintech firm, Red Deer Systems. According to Veridium,… Read More

Deutsche Bank Strengthens Innovation Team By Appointing Elly Hardwick as Head of Innovation & Philip Milne as CTO for Innovation

Deutsche Bank announced on Monday it is strengthening its fintech and innovation presence by appointing Elly Hardwick as Head of Innovation and Philip Milne as CTO for Innovation. According to Deutsche Bank, Hardwick will work closely with fintechs and the bank’s business divisions to drive the adoption of… Read More

Assetz Capital Appoints Rob Pailin As New Chief Commercial Officer

UK peer to peer lender Assetz Capital announced on Tuesday it has appointed Rob Pailin as its Chief Commercial Officer and member of the board of directors. Pailin reportedly joins Assetz Capital from RBS Corporate, where he was managing director of the bank’s corporate business in… Read More