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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 »

Royal Bank of Scotland Has Appointed a New CRO

Royal Bank of Scotland has appointed Vanessa Bailey as chief risk officer (CRO) of its ring-fenced bank, it said in an announcement. She will be based in London. Vanessa Bailey Bailey was formerly interim chief risk officer, NatWest Markets, and assumed her new position on August 20. She will report to group chief risk officer Bruce Fletcher, and Ross McEwan, the chief executive of NatWest Holdings. The new role will also see her joining the... more Read more »

Former Standard Life Boss to Take Key Role on HSBC Board

Former Standard Life chief executive David Nish has today been named as senior independent director at banking giant HSBC. Nish, who has served on the board of the bank since 2016, will take over the role from Sir Jonathan Symonds next month. He will also become chairman of the group’s audit committee. Read more »

Queensland-based DayTek Capital Hires Christoph Flefel as Chief Risk and Compliance Officer

DayTek Capital is pleased to announce the appointment of Christoph Flefel, as its new Chief Risk and Compliance Officer. Mr Flefel is a highly experienced and well-regarded Risk and Compliance expert in the private equity, investment banking and forex industries covering numerous regulated jurisdictions, such as New York, London, and Dubai. Having held CRO and Compliance Director positions, he has been particularly successful in supporting... more Read more »

RiskFirst targets North America growth with hire of former PBGC CEO

Fintech company RiskFirst (A Moody’s Analytics Company) has appointed Charles Millard to develop its North American defined benefit (DB) pensions client base, which includes pension plans, consultants and asset managers. Millard, working in an advisory role based in RiskFirst’s New York City office, will harness his expertise and extensive network of North American pension plans to help grow RiskFirst’s client base in the US and Canada. Read more »

TreasurySpring makes senior Sales hire on the back of strong appetite for FTFs

TreasurySpring, the London-based financial technology company that enables firms to minimise risk and maximise returns on excess cash balances, today announced that John Bentley has joined as Head of Sales to lead the firm’s expansion strategy.    Read more »

Maitland Grows London Business Development Team to Meet Increasing Demand from European Asset Managers

 Maitland, the global advisory, family office and fund administration firm, has today announced two new hires as part of its continued growth across Europe. Natasha Head and Craig Rowland join as Business Development Managers based in London. Read more »

Johan Tjärnberg appointed Chairman of the Board of Trustly

Trustly is pleased to announce that Johan Tjärnberg has been appointed Chairman of Trustly’s Board of Directors. Read more »

Paysend appoints former Unilever marketer as global chief marketing officer

Paysend, the UK-based fintech, has appointed Alberto Macciani as global chief marketing officer. Alberto will focus on developing Paysend’s global brand and marketing strategy to support the firm’s rapid growth. His appointment is part of Paysend’s strategy grow globally by making what was once laborious, slow and expensive to move money across borders simple, quick and low cost. Read more »

Colt appoints Vice President of New Business Development

Colt Technology Services has today announced the appointment of Annette Geuther as its Vice President (VP) of New Business Development, reporting to Keri Gilder, Colt’s Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Read more »

Core Banking Provider Ohpen Appoints Corinne Aaron as Head of Marketing

Leading core banking SaaS solution provider Ohpen, today announces Corinne Aaron as its new head of marketing. Corinne joins Ohpen with over 15 years of global marketing experience, including six years leading the EMEA marketing team at Tesla. In her role at Ohpen, Corinne will be responsible for evolving the Ohpen brand while accelerating marketing efforts as the company executes its plans to expand internationally over the next years. Read more »

BMLL Appoints Industry Heavyweight Paul Humphrey as Chief Executive Officer

BMLL Technologies, the data engineering and analytics firm, today announced the appointment of Paul Humphrey as Chief Executive Officer. A senior executive with decades of experience in leading positions across the brokerage, banking, data and exchange world, Paul Humphrey joins BMLL Technologies to drive the scale up of the business and realise the firm's mission to democratise access to granular market data and analytical products at speed and... more Read more »

Nick Applebee joins Planixs’ Customer Leadership Team and to Grow Collateral Capabilities

Planixs, the leading provider of real time, intraday cash, collateral and liquidity management solutions, has today announced that it has appointed Nick Applebee to their Customer Leadership Team and to grow Collateral capabilities. Nick brings with him over 25 years’ experience in the financial services sector having held senior roles at Barclays PLC and Nomura International PLC across product, cash and intraday liquidity management and... more Read more »


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