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Meniga appoints Arpit Kaushik as COO

Meniga welcomes Arpit Kaushik as Meniga’s new Chief Operating Officer. Based out of Meniga’s London office, Arpit will be responsible for engineering, professional services, infrastructure services, global sales, and operations. For the past decade, Arpit has been building and developing high-performance teams within the technology sector in senior roles including Digital General Manager, Banking & Capital Markets at DXC Technology, General... more Read more »

EIT Director appointed by EIT Governing Board

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) today announced that Martin Kern has been appointed as EIT Director by the EIT Governing Board. This decision will help the EIT deliver on its mission to increase Europe’s ability to innovate in 2020 and beyond. Read more »

Foxley Kingham appoints Phil Stevens as Tax Director

Foxley Kingham, Luton-based chartered accountants and business advisers, are delighted to announce the appointment of tax consultant Phil Stevens, who has joined the company in the role of Tax Director. Phil will provide technical tax support to clients and colleagues and will help to expand both the tax department and Foxley Kingham as a whole. His role will lead the planning and delivery of tax compliance and advisory services and help shape... more Read more »

VERMEG appoints Paul Thomas to lead its UK operation as it looks to capitalise on a new phase of growth

VERMEG, the software services specialist, which provides core technology for managing compliance, regulatory requirements and digital transformation across the banking, wealth management and insurance sectors, has appointed Paul Thomas as UK General Manager. Paul joins with more than 20 years’ experience in the FinTech and RegTech industry having worked at organisations such as Misys, ION Trading and most recently AxiomSL. Read more »

Gemini Welcomes David Damato as Chief Security Officer

Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini), a leading cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, announced today that David Damato has joined as its Chief Security Officer. Damato will lead Gemini's security program as it continues to deliver the most secure exchange and custody solution in the cryptocurrency industry. He brings more than 20 years of security leadership experience and will report directly to Gemini's Chief Executive Officer, Tyler... more Read more »

Diebold Nixdorf Names Zeeshan Naqvi As Vice President, Treasurer

Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), a world leader in driving connected commerce for the banking and retail industries, today announced that Zeeshan Naqvi has joined the company as vice president, treasurer. Naqvi will report directly to Jeffrey Rutherford, senior vice president, chief financial officer, and will be responsible for leading and overseeing the company's global treasury, risk management and customer financing functions.  Read more »

John Pountain joins Xinja as CTO

Xinja Bank, an independent Australian neobank built from the ground up for mobile, has appointed ‘Bank of the future’ alumnus – John Pountain – as Chief Technology Officer. Mr Pountain, who worked at New York-based neobank, Moven, and before that was at BT Financial and Macquarie Group, is helping build Xinja Bank, with technology that will change banking for Australians who never want to walk into a bank branch or join a bank queue.  Read more »

Global Digital Finance appoints Sandra Ro to the GDF Board of Directors

Global Digital Finance (GDF), the industry body driving acceleration and adoption of digital finance announces today that Sandra Ro, CEO of Global Blockchain Business Council has accepted an appointment to the Board of Directors of GDF as a non-executive director, commencing 1 September 2019. Read more »

Shaun Meadows joins 11:FS as Chairman

11:FS, the challenger firm defining and building digitally native financial services through technology, product and design expertise, today announced that Shaun Meadows has joined the firm as Chairman. In the newly created role, Shaun will work with the 11:FS Board to review company objectives, examine performance, and help shape future business activity and strategy. Read more »

Equiniti Riskfactor appoints Michael Stock as Head of Operations

Equiniti Riskfactor, the market-leading provider of risk management and fraud analytics software for the global commercial finance industry, is delighted to announce the appointment of Michael Stock as Head of Operations, reflecting strong recent growth and international expansion for the company. Read more »

RiskFirst Appointed Torgeir Helgevold as Principal Technical Architect to Lead its New New York City Software Development Office

RiskFirst has appointed Torgeir “Tor” Helgevold as Principal Technical Architect as it extends its presence in the US with the establishment of a New York City software development office. Tor will head up the team, which will focus on product innovation and supporting RiskFirst’s drive to bring the benefits of leading-edge technology to asset managers. Read more »

Axis Corporate Appoints Edward Armit as Senior Consultant To London Office

Global management consulting firm Axis Corporate confirms the appointment of Edward Armit as a senior consultant within its London office, with immediate effect.  Edward joins Axis Corporate from Capgemini where he was a consultant within the Process Optimisation team, part of the Operations Transformation practice.  This role saw him work with a range of financial services and public sector clients on projects spanning process improvement,... more Read more »

InvestCloud appoints Rebeca Sanchez Sarmiento as CFO

Global FinTech firm InvestCloud appoints Rebeca Sanchez Sarmiento as its Chief Financial Officer. This senior appointment will see Sanchez Sarmiento build on a strong finance and operations team to develop a financial management structure that enables InvestCloud to continue its growth, both domestically and internationally. Sanchez Sarmiento is also tasked with aligning InvestCloud’s long term strategic goals with its financial performance. Read more »

Riverbed Appoints Remco Postma as Channel Director of Northern Europe

Riverbed®, The Digital Performance Company™, today announced the appointment of Remco Postma as Channel Director for Northern Europe. In his new role, Remco will be responsible for Riverbed’s regional channel strategy and expanding Riverbed’s partner landscape in Northern Europe to drive growth, in-line with the company’s global channel ambitions. He reports to Paul Higley, Vice President, Northern Europe. Read more »

KAS BANK Appointed Henry Crofton as Business Development Manager

KAS BANK, the specialist provider of securities services to the UK pension industry, has expanded its growing business development team with the appointment of Henry Crofton as business development manager. Henry has a wealth of experience within the financial services industry, focussing in both institutional and private client sectors. Prior to joining KAS BANK, he has worked as institutional relationships manager at London & Capital and... more Read more »


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