This Week in Fintech: TFT Bi-Weekly News Roundup 28/09

This Week in Fintech: TFT Bi-Weekly News Roundup 28/09

.Today’s The Fintech Times Bi-Weekly News Roundup delivers up a pot of fintech updates, including funding successes and industry appointments.

Job moves

Antony Stephen is named the new CEO of the bank’s point-of-sale finance business Barclays Partner Finance . His focus will be on growing the point-of-sale finance business in the UK, as well as providing senior leadership to Barclays Cubed, Barclays’ next-generation commerce platform.

Alfi Inc, the ad-tech and content AI SaaS platform company, has appointed Kevin Buchler as vice president UK and Europe operations, as the company looks to expand its European footprint. It has also opened a London office in Waterhouse Square, Holborn. Alfi already has offices in Miami, Denver and Belfast.

Meanwhile Yabx, a fintech venture offering credit products across 12 countries in Africa, has appointed Eunice R. Gatama as director for Africa Business. Gatama has previously worked with NCBA Bank Kenya and Safaricom PLC. Yabx has also revealed it is launching new service offerings to cater to customer needs.

Broadridge has hired Mike Johnson as vice president, global product manager of Derivatives Clearing . In his new role, Mike will be responsible for the continual enhancement of Broadridge’s leading global cleared derivatives platform. He will also leverage strategic client and industry partnerships.

interactive investor, the UK direct to consumer investment platform, has hired Victoria Scholar as head of investment. While Tracy Zhao joins as senior fund analyst. Scholar joins from IG Group, where she was a financial journalist and presented the business news at the firm’s IGTV broadcast channel. Zhao previously worked at The Share Centre. Victoria Scholar and Tracy Zhao More appointments

Encompass Corporation has appointed industry veteran Howard Dilworth as head of sales for its North America operation. He will focus on serving and leveraging existing US clients and opportunities within the region. His appointment coincides with the KYC provider onboarding its first top five US-headquartered bank, alongside other US firms and global banks using the Encompass platform.

Cornerstone , the cloud-based provider of international payment services to SMEs, has expanded into the Middle East. A new Dubai office is led by Robert O’Brien who joins as general Manager APAC and Middle East. His appointment is in line with the Group’s stated acquisition and expansion strategy.

Synechron , the digital transformation consulting firm focused on the financial services industry, has hired Rajeev Batra as MD insurance, North America. He most […]

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