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Business finance FinTech, BIZL, appoints new Head of Partnerships

The start-up business finance comparison platform has appointed Pratik Shah as Head of Partnerships. In his newly created senior role, Pratik will take the lead on forging strategic partnerships as BIZL looks to expand rapidly across the UK. He will be responsible for fostering local and national relationships with other SME-focussed advisors and service providers as part of BIZL’s plan to change the way small businesses obtain... more Read more »

Alexander Libor becomes Chief Human Resources Officer of the Concardis Payment Group

The Concardis Payment Group is continuing to expand its management team: Alexander Libor, previously Executive HR Manager at the Zurich Beteiligungs AG insurance company in Bonn and Frankfurt, will be taking up his new role as Chief Human Resources Officer from 1 July 2018. Shortly after the CEO Robert Hoffmann and CIO Jana Brendel (also starting on 1 July 2018) got on board, the Concardis Payment Group has thus gained another top manager who... more Read more »

Cinnober appoints Peter Lenardos as Group CFO

Cinnober announces the appointment of Peter Lenardos as the new CFO for the Cinnober Group. Mr. Lenardos is an established professional with extensive experience in the financial sector as both an investment banker and ranked research analyst, with an international network in the institutional investment community, and among global market infrastructure and asset management companies. He has proven transaction, capital raising, valuation and... more Read more »

Perkbox appoints former Zendesk Sales Director as VP of Sales EMEA

Next step in company’s international expansion plans In line with the company’s international expansion plans, Perkbox, UK’s fastest growing employee benefits platform, is continuing to ramp up its activities by disclosing some further organisational changes to its London HQ, the appointment of Robert Blackler as VP of Sales EMEA. Read more »

Nordea appoints Chief Legal Officer

Jussi Koskinen, currently VP, Head of Global Corporate Legal at Nokia, will join Nordea as Chief Legal Officer and will be part of Group Executive Management. He will start on 1 September 2018. This appointment follows the decision by the current Chief Legal Officer, Lena Eriksson, to retire and leave Nordea early 2019. Read more »

Henning Kagermann is now in Mambu Board

The business and technology veteran will advise the company on its growth strategy Mambu, the leading SaaS engine powering innovative lending and deposits, today announced that respected business leader and academic, Henning Kagermann joined its board of directors as of 1 June, 2018. Mambu will draw on Kagermann’s decades of executive and operational expertise to help guide the company as it increasingly attracts interest and business from top... more Read more »

Former NetDania Markets CEO Joins RegTech Firm muinmos

Automated regulatory compliance specialist, muinmos has appointed Jonas Nielsen, former CEO of NetDania Markets as Business Development Director. Jonas Nielsen brings a wealth of experience to muinmos in terms of business development, and sales and marketing innovation. He has exceptional insight into the retail FX industry gained from driving growth at NetDania Markets over the last eight years. Read more »

Richard Harvey appointed to IT Professorship

First lecture series: Information Technology   Gresham College, London’s oldest Higher Education Institution, is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Harvey to IT Livery Company Professor of Information Technology. Professor Harvey is an expert on artificial intelligence, machine learning and signal processing. In his first lecture series he will focus on the latest innovations in information technology.   Read more »

Algomi appoints new CEO, Scott Eaton

We are delighted to announce that Algomi has appointed former MarketAxess EMEA COO, Scott Eaton, as CEO, effective immediately. Eaton will focus on the further commercialization of Algomi’s suite of fixed income solutions including its data aggregation and market surveillance tool Algomi ALFA. Read more »

Algeco Announces Management Change

Algeco Investments B.V. (together with its subsidiaries, "Algeco"), the leading global business services provider of modular space, secure portable storage solutions and remote workforce accommodations, today announced that James O'Malley, its former European General Counsel, has been appointed Group General Counsel following the concurrent resignation of Azuwuike Ndukwu, who had served as the Group's General Counsel since 2011. Read more »

Finastra appoints Simon Paris as Chief Executive Officer

Finastra today announced the appointment of Simon Paris as Chief Executive Officer. Paris, who currently serves as Finastra’s Deputy CEO, will take over as CEO from Nadeem Syed as a part of a planned succession process. The company’s strong performance during its first year has been driven by double-digit bookings growth and the integration of Misys and D+H. Read more »

Simon Hunt joined Mastercard as head of cybersecurity solutions unit

Mastercard today announced that leading cybersecurity expert Simon Hunt will join the company as executive vice president to head its cybersecurity solutions unit. Hunt’s role will be to further enhance Mastercard security capabilities for cardholders, customers, merchants and other stakeholders in light of the growing cybercrime threat. Read more »

Wolters Kluwer Hires New Global Head of Finance, Risk & Reporting Business

Wolters Kluwer has hired Claudio Salinardi to lead its global Finance, Risk & Reporting business as Executive Vice President and General Manager. Read more »

ZICHAIN Advisory Board Appointment Mr Alexander Borodich Joins Zichain's Advisory Board

Zichain, a crypto finance company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Alexander Borodich to its Advisory Board. Read more »

Semiconductor Industry Expert Jim Hines Joins TechInsights As Director of Automotive Research

Former Gartner analyst will drive TechInsights growing work in automotive technology applications including connected and autonomous vehicles. Read more »


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