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ING appoints former Google Compare and Confused.com CEO, Nicolas Weng Kan as the CEO of Yolt

Nicolas Weng Kan, the former CEO of Google Compare and Confused.com, has today been announced as the CEO of Yolt. In this role, Nicolas will be responsible for managing both Yolt, the award-winning smart money app, with 1.5 million registered users and Yolt Technology Services (YTS), the leading open banking provider making over 22 million API calls a week. Read more »

Masthaven appoints Malcolm McCaig as independent non-executive director

Masthaven Bank has announced the appointment of Malcolm McCaig to its Board as an independent non-executive director, with the intention he will chair the Board's Risk and Conduct Committee.  Malcolm has a portfolio of non-executive director roles in financial services, including three major insurance companies and a tier 1 metals broker. He is also Chairman of one of the UK's top 100 charities.  Read more »

TransferGo signals major technology push with appointment of new Chief Technology Officer

TransferGo, one of the world’s fastest growing money transfer companies, today announced the appointment of Edgardo Savoy as its new Chief Technology Officer.   Based in London, Edgardo will be responsible for leading TransferGo’s team of more than 60 engineers and driving the company’s technology roadmap with a focus on customer experience. With his team, Edgardo will expand TransferGo’s customer offering to ensure anyone arriving in a new... more Read more »

Causality Link Adds Veteran IBM Natural Language Processing (NLP) Engineer Craig Trim as Senior Software Engineer - NLP

Causality Link, an advanced, artificial intelligence (AI)-driven investment technology provider, today announced the addition of veteran software engineer and natural language processing (NLP) expert Craig Trim as senior software engineer – NLP. Read more »

Paymentology upscales Singapore presence to serve Asia Pacific Growth

Closely following the expansion of its Middle East office, UK fintech cloud-payment processor, Paymentology has announced a similar focus on Singapore, with the appointment of Matt Bruton as the General Manager for the Asia Pacific region. Already established in Singapore with an office and datacentre, Paymentology see the region ripe for material growth and the emergence of Singapore as the centre for fintech development. Read more »

LiquidityBook hires Chris Junge to lead client support team

LiquidityBook, a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based provider of buy- and sell-side trading solutions, today announced the hire of Chris Junge as Vice President of Customer Success. Read more »

Colt Technology Services names new Chief Commercial Officer

Colt Technology Services has today announced the appointment of Paula Cogan as its new Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Cogan replaces Keri Gilder who formerly held the role before becoming Chief Executive Officer (CEO) earlier this year. Read more »

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 »

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