Tagged: appointment

RealtyShares Appoints Former CEO of Cushman & Wakefield Edward Forst As New Board of Directors Member

Real estate marketplace lending platform RealtyShares announced on Thursday that Edward Forst, former president and CEO of Cushman & Wakefield, was named the newest member of the company’s board of directors. According to RealtyShares, Forst oversaw 16,000 real estate professionals in 60 countries at Cushman & Wakefield. He joined… Read More

Swiss Fintech Firm Lykke Appoints Nick Gogerty As Chief Strategist

Swiss fintech firm Lykke announced on Thursday it has appointed Nick Gogerty as its new chief strategist. According to Lykke,  Gogerty is the founder of SolarCoin, a token that represents kilowatt-hours of solar energy that can be traded on the Lykke exchange. He also co-founded and… Read More

Innovate Finance Appoints Natalie Ceeney as Non- Executive Chair

Innovate Finance announced on Monday it has appointed Natalie Ceeney as Non-Executive Chair, taking over from Alastair Lukies. According to the organization, Ceeney has extensive senior leadership experience across a range of sectors, including her time as the CEO of the UK’s Financial Ombudsman.  She previously held three… Read More

LendingUSA Appoints Former Consumer Enforcement Unit Attorney Jenann Shemisa As General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

LendingUSA announced on Friday it has appointed former consumer enforcement unit attorney, Jenann Shemisa, to its executive team as both General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Shemisa will assume her new role immediately, reporting directly to Camilo Concha, CEO and Founder. According to LendingUSA, Shemisa previously served… Read More

Boston Fintech Startup FinMason Continues to Grow Staff By Appointing New Leadership in Sales, Marketing, & Data Science

FinMason, a Boston-based fintech and investment analytics firm, announced on Tuesday it appointed three new staff members to its growing staff. The appointees were added to the data science, marketing, and sales departments. According to FinMason, Mark Carroll was appointed as director of data science, Bob Leaper… Read More

Fintech Startup Prime Trust Appoints Former Hambrecht Partner Whitney White As New CTO & COO

Nevada-based Fintech startup Prime Trust announced on Friday it has appointed former Hambrecht Partner and CTO, Whitney White as its new COO and CTO.  According to Prime Trust, during his 17 years at Hambrecht White assisted in the design and execution of the company’s capital… Read More

Dianrong Announces New Financial Leadership Appointments

Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform, Dianrong, announced on Tuesday the following financial leadership changes, effective immediately: Xuxia Kuang, the lender’s CFO, has been named COO. Yawen Cui has joined Dianrong as the new CFO. Kuang and Cui will report to Dianrong founder and CEO Soul Htite…. Read More

Ripple Appoints Appoints Marjan Delatinne As New Sales Director For Europe

San Francisco fintech company, Ripple, announced on Wednesday it has appointed former business director at SWIFT gpi, Marjan Delatinne, as its new sales director for Europe. The company reports that Delatinne will lead its sales efforts for financial institutions in Europe and will sell its commercial blockchain… Read More

Growth Street Appoints New General Counsel & Commercial Director

Online lender focusing on SME loans, Growth Street, announced on Tuesday it has appointed April Nardulli as its new General Counsel and Chris Weller as its new Commercial Director.  According to Growth Street, Nardulli has previous experience in London’s fintech industry and most recently held the senior regulatory counsel position… Read More

LoanHero Appoints Zalman Vitenson, Olaf Janke, & Mikel Sides to Executive Management Team

LoanHero, a retail fintech and loan origination platform for automated lending to consumers at the point of need, announced on Monday it appointed Zalman Vitenson, Olaf Janke, and Mikel Sides, to its executive management team. Vitenson is now the company’s CEO, Janke is the new CFO, and Sides is… Read More

Misys Appoints Natalie Gammon as New Chief Information Officer

Financial service software provider Misys announced on Wednesday it has appointed Natalie Gammon as its new Chief Information Officer. The company stated that Gammon will be taking on the responsibility of managing its global infrastructure and technology operations, which includes all business applications and support services, as well as… Read More

MarketInvoice Appoints Former Barclays & Santander Executive Shaun Alexander As Head of Risk

Peer-to-peer invoice finance platform, MarketInvoice, announced on Monday it has appointed Shaun Alexander as it’s new Head of Risk. This news comes less than a month after the online lender appointed Zopa’s co-founder, Giles Andrews, as a new chairman. Sharing details about Alexander’s appointment, MarketInvoice revealed: “We… Read More

MobileCause Appoints Kristal Bogle as New Chief Marketing Officer

Fundraising platform MobileCause announced on Thursday it is continuing to expand its management team by appointing Kristal Bogle as its new Chief Marketing Officer. She has close to 20 years of experience in marketing. According to MobileCause, Bogle was the Executive Vice President of Marketing at… Read More

MobileCause Announces Executive Management Team Expansion By Appointing Tim Kane As Vice President of SMB Sales

Online fundraising platform MobileCause announced on Thursday it has expanded its executive management team by appointing Tim Kane its new senior vice president of small- and medium-sized businesses (SMB) sales. Kane brings more than twenty years of industry experience. Before joining MobileCause, he was a key… Read More

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