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Saxo Markets UK appoints White-Thomson as new Chairman

Saxo Markets UK Ltd., the UK subsidiary of Saxo Bank A/S, today announces the appointment of Charlie White-Thomson as new non-executive Chairman of its Board of Directors. White-Thomson has served as a non-executive director on the Board of Directors of Saxo Markets UK since 2019 and brings more than 20 years of experience in financial services. Having worked in several senior management positions, he has an extensive track-record of navigating... more Read more »

Broadridge Appoints Chris Perry President

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR), a global Fintech leader and part of the S&P 500® Index, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Chris Perry as President of Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., effective March 2, 2020. Mr. Perry is assuming the title of President from Broadridge’s Chief Executive Officer Tim Gokey, who remains Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the Company. Mr. Perry currently leads... more Read more »

SteelEye appoints Rob Bernstein as Chief Financial Officer

SteelEye, the compliance technology and data analytics firm, has appointed Rob Bernstein as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective from February 3, 2020. Rob was most recently CFO at RegTek Solutions, which was acquired by Bloomberg in August 2019, and prior to that CFO at TIM Group. Throughout his career, Rob has successfully led both organic and acquisition growth strategies and debt and equity financing, executing on three trade sales of... more Read more »

NatWest appoints Rapid Cash CEO

NatWest has today appointed Julie Ashmore as CEO of its digital overdraft alternative Rapid Cash, as it bids to accelerate growth of its working capital venture throughout 2020. Ashmore joins NatWest from Growth Street, where she was Commerical Director for the peer to peer fintech lender. Prior to this, Ms Ashmore was Head of SME Lending at HSBC, has over 30 years’ experience working within the SME banking and finance market, and has also run... more Read more »

ClearCourse appoints new Chief Financial Officer and Chief Commercial Officer

ClearCourse ( or “the Group”), a group of innovative technology companies providing digital services, work-flow solutions, and payments capabilities to the membership, events & bookings, sports & lifestyle and healthcare sectors, announces today that it has made two key senior hires. Jonathan Tiverton Brown has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer and Keith Bell joins the group as Chief Commercial Officer. Read more »

Tom Shen Joins Sensibill as Chair of the Board

Sensibill announced that digital banking veteran Tom Shen has been appointed chair of the board. Shen is joined on the board by Corey Gross, co-founder and CEO of Sensibill, David Unsworth, general partner at Information Venture Partners, and Benji Sucher, general partner at Radical Ventures. Read more »

Chargebacks911 Announces the Appointment of Payments Expert Andy Tierney to VP of Strategic Accounts

Dispute management specialist, Chargebacks911 announces the appointment of Andy Tierney as its new Vice President of Strategic Accounts. A leading expert on payment strategies, Tierney will be helping Chargebacks911 synergize the company’s strategic account sales efforts. Read more »

Nordea Hires Ian Smith From Virgin Money as Group CFO

Ian Smith, Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Virgin Money UK PLC, will join Nordea as Group CFO and Head of Group Finance. He will also become a member of the Group Leadership Team. Read more »

Nasdaq Names Roland Chai Global Chief Risk Officer

Nasdaq today announced that Roland Chai, most recently Head of Post-Trade at Hong Kong Exchange, will join the executive leadership team as Chief Risk Officer (CRO). Chai will be responsible for developing, reviewing and maintaining Nasdaq’s global risk program. He will report to Adena Friedman, President and CEO, Nasdaq. Read more »

Arvind Krishna Elected IBM Chief Executive Officer

The IBM (NYSE: IBM) Board of Directors has elected Arvind Krishna as Chief Executive Officer of the company and a member of the Board of Directors, effective April 6, 2020.  Krishna is currently IBM Senior Vice President for Cloud and Cognitive Software, and was a principal architect of the company's acquisition of Red Hat.  James Whitehurst, IBM Senior Vice President and CEO of Red Hat, was also elected by the Board as IBM President, Read more »

Nordea appoints Ian Smith as Group CFO

Ian Smith, Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Virgin Money UK PLC, will join Nordea as Group CFO and Head of Group Finance. He will also become a member of the Group Leadership Team. Read more »

Diginex appoints Shane Edwards as Head of Investment Products

Diginex, a digital asset financial services and advisory company, has appointed Shane Edwards as Head of Investment Products, based in London. In this role, Mr. Edwards will help to drive the transformation of the traditional financial industry into the digital era utilizing the full capabilities of Diginex. Specifically, he will be responsible for overseeing the design and delivery of innovative investment products within a regulated... more Read more »

HPD LendScape appointed Kheng Leong Lee as regional representative for the Asia Pacific region

HPD LendScape, a leading global asset based lending and factoring platform, has appointed market specialist, Kheng Leong Lee, as its regional representative for the Asia Pacific region. Based in Singapore, Lee brings with him over forty years’ experience in providing financial support to SMEs in the APAC region. Read more »

IHS Markit Hires Risk Management Expert as Global Head of Financial Risk Analytics

Business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) has recruited pricing and risk management specialist, Mark Findlay, as the Global Head of its Financial Risk Analytics business. Based in London, Findlay will report to Chief Technology Officer and Chief Data Scientist, Yaacov Mutnikas, and will lead the business. Read more »

Axel Maier joins Fintech company MDOTM to accelerate international Business Development

MDOTM, the fintech startup that uses artificial intelligence to develop investment strategies to support banks, wealth and asset managers, keeps on growing, expanding its team with Axel Maier who joins as Global Business Development Strategist. Read more »

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