Kahina van Dyke, one of the leading women in the Fintech sector, has joined Standard Chartered’s Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking division (“CCIB”) as Global Head, Digital Channels and Client Data Analytics.
Kahina joins from Ripple, the blockchain-based enterprise payments company, where she was Senior Vice President, Business & Corporate Development. She was previously Global Director, Financial Services and Payments at Facebook, and previously spent several years at Mastercard and Citigroup.
Standard Chartered’s CCIB division focuses on the world’s largest corporates, financial institutions and investors, connecting them to each other’s ecosystems and providing advice, access and financing to dynamic the markets of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Simon Cooper, Chief Executive, CCIB at Standard Chartered, said: “Kahina is joining my team at a pivotal time in our development. We have achieved a number of successes with clients, at times developing our own platforms and at others forging partnerships with fintechs, and we’re not standing still – this is a statement of intent. Kahina will spearhead a talented team in taking our data analytics and channel capabilities to the next level as we continuously seek to deliver the best client experience.”
Kahina said: “It is a privilege to be joining Standard Chartered, an institution with a rich legacy and a truly unique global footprint. We will deepen and expand our leverage of digital technology and data analytics to deliver real economy impact to clients and communities around the world. I am proud to join the Bank at this exciting time with our strong, talented and diverse team, and hope to accelerate the next generation of global financial services.”