Tagged: appointment

OpenFin Appoints Former Deutsche Bank Executive Stephen Wood As New Global Head of Enterprise Deployment

U.S. fintech OpenFin announced on Wednesday it has appointed Deutsche Bank’s Head of Market Data, Risk, and Compliance, Stephen Wood, as its newly created Global Head of Enterprise. OpenFin reports that Wood brings to its team more than 20 years of financial services industry experience, along… Read More

InstaReM Appoints Nilesh Pathak As New Chief Technology Officer

InstaReM, a Southeast Asia’s digital cross-border money transfer service provider, announced on Friday it has appointed Nilesh Pathak as its new Chief Technology Officer. Pathak will reportedly lead the company’s technology team, divided between India and Lithuania, driving the firm’s technology strategy, architecture, development as… Read More

Blockchain Startup Aion Appoints Former Deloitte Partner Ian Chan As New Senior Executive

Aion, a multi-tier blockchain network designed to support a future where many blockchains exist to solve unique industry problems and to power the services of the modern world, announced on Monday it has appointed former Deloitte partner, Ian Chan, as a new senior executive. According to Aion, Chan will… Read More

Oppenheimer Appoints Rahul Buxani As New Managing Director Focused on Fintech

Investment bank, wealth manager, and Oppenheimer Holdings subsidiary, Oppenheimer & Co, Inc. announced on Tuesday it has appointed Rahul Buxani as its new Managing Director focused on Fintech. According to Oppenheimer, Buxani’s appointment is part of a significant strategic expansion of its commitment to the… Read More

OnDeck Appoints Stephen Klimas as New Head of Investor Relations

Online lending platform for small businesses, OnDeck (NYSE: ONDK), announced last week it has appointed Stephen Klimas as its new Head of Investor Relations. Prior to joining OnDeck, Klimas was Managing Director for Finance and Capital Markets of Avolon, a global commercial aircraft leasing company,  following the company’s acquisition of… Read More

Credibly Hires Former CIO of FBI to Drive Information Technology Strategy

Credibly, a small and medium-sized business lending platform, announced on Tuesday it has hired Jerome Pender to drive its information technology strategy. According to the online lender, Lender is a seasoned professional more than three decades of experience in information technology. He has experience in… Read More

Australian Global Payments Provider Verrency Continues Expansion By Appointing Asia & Middle East Commercial Director

Australian global payments provider Verrency announced on Tuesday is continuing to grow its global footprint, appointing Aaron Oliver as Commercial Director for Asia and the Middle East, based in Singapore. Founded in 2016, Verrency states its payments API platform has been designed to enable financial institutions to innovate more efficiently and effectively through a… Read More

seriesOne Appoints Former Deputy Director of South Korean Financial Services Commission to Leadership Team

Last week, fintech startup seriesOne announced it has appointed Kaine B. Kim, the former Deputy Director of South Korea’s Financial Commission, as Head of Legal & International Development. According to seriesOne, Kim will assist clients and stakeholders in accessing the South Korean and other Asian… Read More

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