Tagged: appointment

LendUp Names Capital One Co-Founder Nigel Morris As Board Chair & QED investors Co-Founder Frank Rotman As Board Members

LendUp, a socially responsible online lender on a mission to redefine financial services for the emerging middle class, announced on Thursday it has appointed Capital One co-founder Nigel Morris joined as board chair, and Frank Rotman, an early Capital One employee and its longtime Chief Credit Officer, joined… Read More

SharesPost Appoints Senior Ripple Veteran Vijay Chetty As New Vice President of Business Development

SharesPost, a provider of late-stage private company liquidity solutions and private capital markets research, announced on Friday it has appointed Vijay Chetty as its new Vice President of Business Development. SharesPost reported that before he joined its team, Chetty spent more than three years focusing… Read More

Renew Financial Appoints Prosper Vet Kirk Inglis As New CEO

Renew Financial, the inventor of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing and a leading provider of financing for home improvements, announced last it has appointed Kirk Inglis, currently Renew Financial’s CFO, as its new CEO. According to Renew, Inglis has more than 20 years of experience… Read More

Crypterium Appoints Visa UK Alum Marc O’Brien As New CEO

Aspiring “crypto-bank” Crypterium announced last week that Marc O’Brien, the former CEO of Visa UK and a key advisor of Revolut, has been appointed as its new CEO. According to Crypterium, O’Brien has more than 25 years of experience in financial services, fintech, and regtech. He had been… Read More

Betterment Appoints Donna Wells to Board of Directors

Betterment, the largest independent online financial advisor, announced on Tuesday it has appointed financial services and fintech veteran Donna Wells to its board of directors. According to Betterment, Wells brings close to 30 years of experience in the industry, as well as a history as a successful public… Read More

Zichain Appoints Jun Hao & Bogdan Fiedur to Advisory Board

Zichain, a crypto finance company, announced this week it has appointed Jun Hao and Bogdan Fiedur to its Advisory Board. Zichain reported that its  Advisory Board was created to provide strategic guidance and valuable technical advice to the company’s management team. It will also support Zichain… Read More

Lendix Appoints Luuc Mannaerts As New CEO of Lender Nederland

Earlier this week, France-based online lending platform Lendix announced it has appointed Luuc Mannaerts as the new CEO of Lender Nederland, Lendix’s Dutch subsidiary. According to the online lender, Mannaerts has more than 20 years of experience in the Dutch and European banking sector. Prior to… Read More

FIDO Alliance Appoints Facebook to Board of Directors

The FIDO Alliance, an organization that enables an interoperable ecosystem of hardware, mobile and biometrics-based authenticators that may be used for apps and websites, announced on Tuesday that Facebook has been appointed to its Board of Directors. According to the organization, the social media giant joins other global… Read More

BrewDog Appoints Coca Cola Veteran Jason Marshall as New Chief Financial Officer

Crowdfunded brewery BrewDog announced earlier this week it has appointed Jason Marshall as its new Chief Financial Officer as it continues its global expansion. According to BrewDog, Marshall brings more than 20 years of experience of beverage experience and was reportedly a key member of the financial… Read More

Funding Circle Appoints Cath Keers As New Non-Executive Board Member

On Thursday, Funding Circle announced it has appointed Cath Keers as its new non-executive board member. According to the online lender, Keers has more than three decades of professional and leadership experience within the retail, consumer, digital, and technology sectors. She currently serves as a Non-Executive… Read More

Pundi X Appoints Microsoft & Ethereum Veteran David Ben Kay As Chief Counsel

Pundi X (CURRENCY: PXS), a cryptocurrency point-of-sale solution provider, announced on Tuesday it has appointed Microsoft and Ethereum veteran David Ben Kay as its new Chief Legal Counsel. According to Pundi X, Ben Kay helped establish over 250 companies in that country, including Microsoft’s China subsidiary which he helped set… Read More

Online Lender Better Mortgage Appoints Former OnDeck Employee Howard Katzenberg As New Chief Financial Officer

Better Mortgage, a digital mortgage company working to improve access to home financing through transparency, honest guidance, and zero commissions, announced on Monday it has appointed Howard Katzenberg as its new CFO. According to Better Mortgage, Katzenberg was the CFO of small business lending platform OnDeck… Read More

Security Token Exchange VRBex Appoints Chuck Ocheret As First CTO

Security token exchange VRBex announced on Wednesday it has appointed Chuck Ocheret as its new and first Chief Technology Officer (CTO). According to VRBex, Ocheret has 30 years of software engineering experience in the finance, multimedia, and science industries. His recent position was Chief Innovation… Read More

Kabbage Appoints James Chou As CTO Amid Orchard Acquisition

On Tuesday global financial service platform Kabbage announced it has appointed James Chou as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). According to Kabbage, Chou has more than 20 years of experience in technology innovations and will oversee the development of the company’s data-drive financial products and small… Read More

Specialist Property Peer-to-Peer Lender CrowdProperty Appoints Mike Bristow As New CEO

Specialist property peer-to-peer lender, CrowdProperty announced on Tuesday it has appointed Mike Bristow as its new CEO. Bristow is the co-founder of the lending platform and has been on the Board as a Non-Executive Director since it was established in 2013. He is now taking on… Read More

StreetShares Appoints Mohan A. Rao New Chief Product & Technology Officer

Financing military veteran-owned small businesses lender StreetShares announced on Wednesday it has appointed Mohan A. Rao as Chief Product and Technology Officer. According to the online lender,  Rao is the former Chief Technology Officer of Hobsons, Inc., and brings more than 25 years of experience with building software products,… Read More

OpenFin Names Mark Yallop As Non-Executive Board Director

Fintech company OpenFin announced on Wednesday it has appointed Mark Yallop a new non-executive board director. According to the company, Yallop is an experienced industry practitioner dedicated to driving innovation and standards in capital markets. OpenFin also reported that Yallop serves as an Independent Member of… Read More

SoFi Surpasses 500,000 Members & Appoints Michelle Gill As New CFO

On Monday, new CEO of SoFi, Anthony Noto, announced on Twitter that the online lender has surpassed 500,000 in members. This news comes less than a month after Noto assumed his new role at the online lender’s team. Noto confirmed the exciting membership growth news by… Read More

Blockchain-Powered Equity Crowdfunding Platform Bloomio Appoints Bertrand Mueller to Board of Advisors

Bloomio AG, the blockchain powered equity crowdfunding company, announced on Thursday it has appointed Bertrand Mueller to its Board of Advisors. According to Bloomio, Mueller has 25 years of experience in the financial services industry in Switzerland, notably in fund management, portfolio management, asset allocation and equity… Read More

SocietyOne Names G&C Mutual Bank CEO Dave Taylor As Non-Executive Director

Australia-based marketplace lender SocietyOne recently announced it has appointed G&C Mutual Bank CEO, Dave Taylor, as a new non-executive director. According to SocietyOne, Taylor has more than 25 years of experience in financial services. His board experience notably has included directorships of mutual institutions, industry superannuation funds… Read More