Tagged: new appointments

UK’s Nucleus Financial Platforms Group to Appoint Alexander Filshie as CFO

Nucleus Financial Platforms Group, one of the UK’s independent, adviser platform groups, has appointed Alexander Filshie as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), “subject to regulatory approval.” He starts taking over from Mike Regan who, as previously announced, “has been appointed as Chief Commercial Officer.” Mike Regan… Read More

UK’s Assetz Capital Commits to Additional Investment in Northern Ireland

Assetz Capital has appointed Ciaran McGivern as Relationship Director for Northern Ireland following growth of our developer client base. Assetz Capital claim they have “provided £152m of property lending to the region focusing on residential development projects, office to residential refurbishment schemes and commercial mortgages.” As… Read More

Hyperscience, a Provider of Enterprise AI Software, Appoints Brian Weiss as Field CTO

Hyperscience, a firm focused on hyper-automation and a provider of enterprise AI software,  announced the appointment of Brian Weiss as the company’s Field Chief Technology Officer. Weiss joins the company at “a pivotal juncture when the demand for its turnkey enterprise AI software is on… Read More

Berlin’s Fintech Firm Moonfare Appoints Marc Lamik as Chief Product and Technology Officer

Moonfare has appointed Marc Lamik as its Chief Product and Technology Officer, which is a newly-created executive committee position “reporting to Co-CEO Lorenz Jüngling.” Lamik, who is based in Lisbon, “joined Moonfare in July 2022 as VP of Product and Data.” In his new role… Read More

Digital Insurance Firm Lemonade Appoints Deb Schwartz, Dr. Samer Haj-Yehia to Board of Directors

Lemonade (NYSE: LMND), the digital insurance company powered by AI and social impact, announced it has named two new members to its Board of Directors, Deb Schwartz and Dr. Samer Haj-Yehia, “effective immediately.” The newly named Directors will “succeed departing Directors Irina Novoselsky and Silvija… Read More

Germany’s Insurtech wefox Appoints Paul Onnen as Chief Technology Officer

wefox, the European insurtech, has appointed Paul Onnen as Chief Technology Officer, with immediate effect. Mr. Onnen takes over the role from Sergi Banos who “was promoted to Chief Platform Officer (CPO) as the company accelerates its plans to launch the platform that will connect… Read More

Shieldpay, the B2B Digital Payments Provider, Appoints Diji Adu as CTO

Shieldpay, the firm focused on complex high-value B2B digital payments, has announced the appointment of Diji Adu as Chief Technology Officer. Adu, formerly Director of Technology at Shieldpay “brings over 20 years of leadership and software development experience to his new role.” Prior to joining… Read More

PrimaryBid Appoints Stacey Parsons as MD and Head of Fixed Income

In a move to advance investor inclusion in company fundraisings and fixed income investment products, capital markets technology firm PrimaryBid announces the appointment of Stacey Parsons as Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income. Parsons’ appointment will accelerate PrimaryBid’s efforts “to unlock investor access to… Read More

Bank of London Appoints Frankie Woodhead to Key Executive Role

The Bank of London announced the appointment of Frankie Woodhead as Chief Product Officer, effective immediately. In his role, Frankie will “oversee product vision, development and delivery across the UK Bank and Group.” Frankie joins the bank “with 15 years of senior leadership experience across… Read More

Embedded Banking Fintech ClearBank Makes Changes to UK Board Leadership

Shonaid Jemmett-Page reportedly takes the place of David Gagie as Chair of UK Board of Directors ClearBank, the enabler of real-time clearing and embedded banking for financial institutions. The Fintech company confirmed in a blog post that “subject to regulatory approval, it has appointed Shonaid… Read More

Real-Time Payments Fintech Volt Welcomes Matt Henderson as Special Advisor

Volt, the global real-time payments platform, recently announced that Matt Henderson, former CEO of Stripe Europe, ex-Google, ex-Amazon, has now “joined as a Special Advisor to the Board.” Henderson reportedly joins Volt at a critical inflection point “for the company, following the successful completion of… Read More

Mastercard to Strengthen Corporate Security with New Appointments

Ron Green has been named Mastercard Fellow in order “to drive innovation in security; Michael Lashlee will lead Corporate Security” As part of its ongoing commitment to cybersecurity innovation, Mastercard (NYSE: MA) announced Chief Security Officer Ron Green will “become a Mastercard Fellow, a newly… Read More

Digital Asset Custodian Zodia Custody Australia to Appoint Drew Bradford as New Chair

Zodia Custody, an institution-first digital asset custodian whose shareholders include Standard Chartered, SBI Holdings and Northern Trust, is appointing Drew Bradford as non-executive Chairman of its Australian operation, Zodia Custody Australia. Bradford will join the business “from National Australia Bank (NAB), where he was the… Read More

PayPal Appoints Archie Deskus as CTO

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) announced the promotion of Archie Deskus to Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of PayPal, “effective immediately.” In this role, she will reportedly “oversee PayPal’s global technology, engineering, and information organizations.” In addition to enabling PayPal’s technology strategy, priorities,… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Monzo Appoints Phoebe Chibuzo Hugh to Help with Move into Insurance Services Sector

Digital bank Monzo has appointed Phoebe Chibuzo Hugh, the founder of digital insurance firm Brolly, in order to help the challenger bank with entering the insurance services sector. Hugh reportedly launched insurtech Brolly back in 2016 following a couple rounds of the incubator program Entrepreneur… Read More

KPMG UK Invests in Talent with Partner Appointments, Comments on Interest Rate Decision

KPMG UK has announced the promotion of over a thousand partners and colleagues, as the professional services firm “continues to invest in the development of its talent. ” The latest round of promotions “includes 56 new partners and 116 directors.” A further 833 colleagues have also… Read More

Revolut Appoints Francesca Carlesi As CEO of UK Division

Digital bank Revolut has reportedly appointed Francesca Carlesi as CEO of its UK operations, the Fintech company confirmed in a statement issued on Thursday. This new leadership announcement for Revolut should help the firm become a “global financial super-app.” Revolut, which is among the United… Read More

KPMG UK Launches New Business Entity that Unifies Deals and Other Key Activities

The combined business simplifies the firm’s organizational structure and better meets KPMG UK’s client needs with an ‘end-to-end’ service under one roof. The combination is already working successfully “in other KPMG member firms and aligns to KPMG’s multi-disciplinary model, enabling its people to access greater… Read More

Derivative Path, a Capital Markets Tech Provider to Financial Institutions, Makes Key Appointments

Derivative Path, a provider of capital markets technology and derivatives services to financial institutions and commercial end-users, names fintech product specialist, Kristin Kelly as Chief Product Officer in order “to lead the company’s product development strategy and appoints its cofounder, Frank Purnell, to the prestigious… Read More

Binance Appoints Kyrylo Khomiakov to Key Executive Role for Asian Markets

Binance, which is being sued by US regulators for a wide range of issues while also facing major operational challenges globally, announces that Kyrylo Khomiakov, Binance’s Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) General Manager, has been appointed the Regional Head for both the CEE and Central… Read More

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