Tagged: board of directors

CommonBond Appoints Square’s Sonali Sambhus to Board of Directors

  CommonBond, an online lending platform servicing the student loan market, announced on Tuesday it has appointed Sonali Sambhus to its Board of Directors. According to CommonBond, Sambhus currently leads the developer platform at Square.  CommonBond also revealed that Sambhus has two decades of experience building technology products, from… Read More

Klarna Appoints Roger W Ferguson to Board of Directors

  Payment processing and global retail banking platform Klarna announced on Tuesday it has appointed Roger W. Ferguson to its Board of Directors. According to Klarna, Ferguson is the former Vice President of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System, as well as… Read More

Canadian Fintech XTM Appoints Randy Khalaf to Board of Directors

  XTM, a Canada-based fintech that provides mobile banking and payment card solutions, announced on Friday it has appointed Randy Khalaf to its Board of Directors. According to XTM, Khalaf’s current role is Chief Financial & Enterprise Systems Officer, EVP, and Treasurer of Novus International.  Speaking about Khalaf’s… Read More

Fundbox Appoints William Corey to Board of Directors

    Fundbox, a B2B payments and credit network developed to enhance B2B commerce at scale, announced on Wednesday it has appointed William Corey to its Board of Directors. According to Fundbox, Corey has over 37 years of experience in public accounting.  He served as… Read More

Paysafe Unveils Board of Directors For Post-Merger Public Company

Integrated payments platform Paysafe announced on Thursday its Board of Directors, effective at the closing of the business combination transaction with special purpose acquisition company, Foley Trasimene Acquisition Corp. II (NYSE: BFT, BFT WS). Paysafe recently announced its plans to become a public company through… Read More

Digital Investment Platform For Financial Advisors Altruist Announces New Investment & Additional Board of Directors

Altruist, a fully-integrated digital investment platform for financial advisors, announced today it has closed an additional round of funding through its latest investment round, which will accelerate its mission of disrupting the custodial offering for independent advisors. According to Altruist, the investment round was led… Read More

Digital Assets Financial Services Diginex Announces New Board of Directors

Diginex Limited, a digital assets financial services company, announced on Monday it has reconstructed its Board of Directors, following its listing and trading commencement on Nasdaq. According to Diginex, the new Board of Directors meets the required standards of corporate governance for a Nasdaq-listed company… Read More

Fintech Veteran Ron Suber Joins Yieldstreet’s Board of Directors

YieldStreet, an online marketplace for a diverse array of asset-backed investments, announced on Wednesday it appointed Ron Suber, President Emeritus of Prosper Marketplace, and a leading fintech investor, to the Yieldstreet Board of Directors. As previously reported, Ron Suber is one of the better-known names… Read More

Trulioo Appoints American Express’ Lisa Stanton to Board of Directors

Trulioo, an on-demand global identity verification company, announced on Monday it has appointed Lisa Stanton to its board of directors. Trulioo reported that  Stanton is currently an executive at American Express and will help guide the identity verification provider along its mission to “verify the… Read More

Robinhood Appoints Former SEC Commissioner Dan Gallagher to Board of Directors

Robinhood, a trading App and Fintech stealth bank, recently announced it has appointed former SEC Commissioner, Dan Gallagher, to its Board of Directors. According to Robinhood, Gallagher has an extensive background in finance markets and regulatory matters and will be bringing expertise to the Board… Read More

SoFi Appoints Airbnb Vice President & General Manager Clara Liang to the Board of Directors

Fintech unicorn SoFi announced on Friday it has appointed Airbnb’s Vice President and General Manager, Clara Liang to its Board of Directors. According to SoFi, Liang has been with Airbnb since 2016 and has also led product management for community support, payments, trust, and infrastructure…. Read More

Chairman of Cryptofund 3iQ Howard Atkinson Joins KoreConX’s Board of Advisors

KoreConX announced on Wednesday it has appointed Howard Atkinson, the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Canada-based multi-cryptoasset investment round 3iQ, is joining the company’s Board of Directors. According to KoreConX, Atkinson has also been in the financial services industry for over three decades… Read More

OnDeck Appoints Chandra Dhandapani and Manolo Sánchez As New Board of Directors Members

OnDeck (NYSE: ONDK), a small business online lending platform, announced last week it has appointed Chandra Dhandapani, Chief Digital and Technology officer of CBRE Group, and Manolo Sánchez, former CEO of BBVA Compass, to its board of directors. OnDeck reports at her position at CBRE Group,… Read More

SoFi Elects Peggy Alford & Magdalena Yeşil to Board of Directors

On Tuesday, SoFi announced the election of Peggy Alford and Magdalena Yeşil to its Board of Directors. According to the online lender, Alford is the Chief Financial Officer and Head of Operations for the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Previously she held positions at PayPal as CFO of… 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

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

PayPal CIO Bradley Strock Joins Elevate’s Board of Directors

Elevate Credit, Inc., a tech-enabled provider of innovative and responsible online credit solutions for non-prime consumers, announced on Thursday that PayPal CIO Bradley Strock has joined its Board of Directors. This news comes just days after the company announced it appointed former PayPal and loanDepot executive… Read More

LendingClub Appoints Former Netflix Chief Talent Officer Patty McCord As New Board of Directors Member

Online credit marketplace LendingClub Corporation (NYSE: LC), announced on Tuesday it has appointed Patty McCord as the newest member of its Board of Directors, effective December 13, 2017. According to the online lender, McCord spent 14 years creating the unique and high-performing culture at Netflix and… Read More

Prosper Appoints Former J.P. Morgan Chase CMO Claire Huang to Board of Directors

Peer-to-peer lending platform Prosper announced on Tuesday it has appointed former Chief Marketing Officer of J.P. Morgan, Claire Huang to its board of directors. According to Prosper, Huang has held senior leadership positions at various well-known financial services companies, which includes Bank of America, Fidelity Investments, and American Express. While… Read More

Canadian Fintech Katipult Appoints Former Executives of Fintech & Banking Giants to New Board of Directors Members

Katipult, a Fintech company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, announced on Thursday it has appointed founding CFO of PayPal, Former Match Group CFO, and former Director of HSBC Investment Bank to its Board of Directors members. This news comes just after the company has listed its… Read More

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