Fidor Strengthens Its Leadership Team with New Global CFO Hire

Fidor Strengthens Its Leadership Team with New Global CFO Hire
15.05.2017 10:30 am

Fidor Strengthens Its Leadership Team with New Global CFO Hire

Banking

Fidor, the innovative provider of digital banking and fintech solutions, further strengthens its leadership team by announcing today the appointment of Brad Whittfield as Global Chief Financial Officer. This is a newly created role within the Fidor Group and will be based in the Dubai, UAE - Fidor Solutions’ central hub for its global expansion. 

Whittfield is a Chartered Accountant and qualified lawyer who brings 15 years of international finance experience to the Fidor Group. He has held senior positions within KPMG and PwC and has operated across Asia-pacific, Europe and, most recently, the Middle East and Africa. 

Whittfield has extensive experience in the financial services sector having advised many of the leading global financial institutions and private equity firms. He has also played a key role in advising on a number of high profile fintech acquisitions including businesses operating in digital banking, mobile wallets and digital payments. Most recently, Whittfieldwas Chief Financial Officer of a recently launched fintech business operating in the digital payments space in the Middle East. 

His focus at Fidor will be to oversee the current global financial operations of the Group which includes Europe, the US, Asia and the Middle East, as well as help execute the Group’s ambitious global expansion plans.

Matthias Kröner, CEO and Founder, Fidor Bank and Fidor Solutions comments, “The appointment of Brad demonstrates the investment of the Fidor Group to further strengthen its executive team in supporting its global expansion strategy. The role of CFO is a key role to any fintech as it focuses on ensuring both growth and sustainability.”

Brad Whittfield newly appointed Global CFO, Fidor added, “Fidor is globally recognised as a leader in the fintech and digital banking space. The Group has experienced some phenomenal growth during the last 12 to 24 months and I am very pleased to be joining this dynamic team as the Group looks to continue its global expansion strategy.”

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