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Mollie strengthens executive team and board to accelerate growth and international expansion

Mollie, one of the leading payment service providers in Europe, today announces new appointments to the executive team and board that will strategically support the further growth of the business and realisation of Mollie’s vision to become the most loved PSP in Europe. Read more »

B-North appoints seasoned SME banking expert as Regional Managing Director for first lending pod

B-North, the firm building an SME lending bank for the UK, has announced the appointment of Rebecca Owen as its first Regional Managing Director. Rebecca will help to develop and launch the firm’s first ‘lending pod’ – which will be based in Manchester. Rebecca’s skill set is perfectly suited for the challenges of delivering a new regional SME lending bank, the UK’s first in 150 years, as she has both extensive experience in delivering... more Read more »

Michael Imeson appointed Chairman of CISI Fintech Professional Forum Committee

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) is delighted to announce that Michael Imeson, Chartered MCSI has been appointed Chairman of the CISI Fintech Professional Forum Committee. Read more »

Gabriela Martínez de Aragón appointed as new Country Manager of CaixaBank UK

CaixaBank, Spain’s leading retail bank, has appointed Gabriela Martínez de Aragón as UK Country Manager. A seasoned finance professional, she brings with her extensive international banking experience as well as solid expertise in project and structured finance.  Read more »

Steven van Rijswijk to succeed Ralph Hamers as CEO of ING

ING announced today that Steven van Rijswijk, currently member of the Executive Board and chief risk officer of ING, will succeed Ralph Hamers as CEO and chairman of the Executive Board. The Supervisory Board has appointed Steven van Rijswijk effective 1 July 2020. As announced earlier, Ralph Hamers will leave ING to join UBS, where he will become CEO later in the year. Read more »

SIA: Edoardo Baumgartner named new Country Manager Germany

Edoardo Baumgartner has been named as the new Country Manager Germany of SIA, reporting directly to Cristina Astore, Northwest Europe and DACH Region Sales Director. He has responsibility for strengthening the development of SIA’s positioning in the German market where the company is present since January 2017 through the subsidiary P4cards based in Munich and Nuremberg with about 50 employees. Read more »

Gresham Technologies appoints Marc Binck as Head of Cloud Services to spearhead global strategy

Global fintech firm, Gresham Technologies (Gresham), has appointed Marc Binck as Head of Cloud Services to accelerate the firm’s cloud strategy across global markets. In his new role, Marc will be responsible for the continuous delivery and integration of cloud services across the entire Clareti platform of data reconciliation, cash management and payments solutions. Read more »

GFT appoints three new executive directors in the Atlantic region

GFT, a global IT services and software engineering provider driving the digital transformation of the world’s leading companies across the financial services, insurance and manufacturing industries announces the appointment of three new executive directors for the Atlantic region. These include New York based Soheil Negahbani, together with Leon Orr and Elliot Wright who are both based in the London office. Read more »

NYMBUS names Jim Modak President and Chief Financial Officer

NYMBUS®, a provider of the world’s most advanced financial services platform, today announced Jim Modak has been appointed President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In his new role, Mr. Read more »

Experts from JPMorgan Chase and Salesforce appointed to BIAN’s Executive Board

Independent not-for-profit standards association, The Banking Industry Architecture Network (BIAN), today announces the appointment of Chad Ballard of JPMorgan Chase and Rohit Mahna of Salesforce to its executive board. Both come with decades of experience in financial technology and have a shared passion for banking innovation.   Read more »

Allica Bank appoints Richard Cameron as Head of Asset Finance

Allica Bank, the business bank with a focus on empowering small and medium sized businesses to succeed, has today formally announced the appointment of Richard Cameron as Head of Asset Finance.   In his role, Richard is leading on the delivery of a fully integrated Asset Finance proposition that is transparent, easy to access and enables businesses to secure the finance they need to realise their ambitions.  Read more »

Eventus Systems names Jeff Gale Sales Director, EMEA in London

Eventus Systems, Inc., a multi-award winning global trade surveillance and risk management software platform provider, today announced the appointment in London of Jeff Gale as Sales Director, EMEA, representing the newest addition to the team charged with growing and supporting the firm’s presence in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Read more »

British Business Bank appoints interim CEO

Catherine Lewis La Torre has been appointed Interim CEO of the Government-owned British Business Bank and will take up the role from 1 September. Catherine currently holds the position of CEO of the Bank’s two commercial subsidiaries, British Patient Capital and British Business Investments. In October 2019, Keith Morgan CBE announced that he would be standing down from the role of Chief Executive of the British Business Bank by the end of 2020... more Read more »

Amaiz appoints Francesca Dowling as their new head of compliance

Amaiz, the new banking and bookkeeping service for small businesses owners, has appointed Francesca (Frankie) Dowling as their new Head of Compliance. Frankie has more than 20 years' experience working in the regulatory field, most recently in risk and compliance. She has worked across many sectors including gambling, legal, financial services and banking. Previous employers include Virgin Money and Leo Vegas Group.  ​ Read more »

Fraud fighting SEON announces new CCO Jimmy Fong

SEON, ‘the fraud fighters’, has announced the appointment of well-known industry powerhouse Jimmy Fong as Chief Commercial Officer. Based in SEON’s new London offices, Jimmy will be responsible for the business’ sales and growth strategies as well as continuing to be a vocal advocate for innovative fraud prevention. Read more »


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