Yan Zhao becomes President of NYDIG
NYDIG, a leading provider of investment and technology solutions for Bitcoin, has appointed Yan Zhao as President. She will help lead the firm’s long-term strategic vision, with day-to-day responsibility for NYDIG’s Platform Solutions business, including its newly-launched Bank Solutions practice. She also is a co-founder of Stone Ridge Holdings Group, NYDIG’s parent company.
New CFO at PremiaLab
PremiaLab has appointed Mr Fest as CFO as part of its global expansion. Fest served as Head of Investment Strategy at Man Group, and held senior positions at Barclays Investment Bank and Mckinsey. Previously, Fest was CFO of Fintech Ebury from May 2019 (majority acquired by Banco Santander) and Molo Tech, the UK’s first digital mortgage lender.
Alon Feit takes responsibility for Verrency’s commercial operations in Israel
Global payment innovation company Verrency has appointed Alon Feit. He joins the global advisory board and will also take responsibility for Verrency’s commercial operations in Israel and selected countries within Europe. Feit is the co-founder and ex-president and CEO – Splitit Payments Ltd (Splitit), a patented card-based instalment payment solution company.
New helm at Payport
Miles Esfahani took over at the helm of Payport on October 1st, 2020. Previously the CEO of a market leading 150M telecoms fund backed by leading European banks, Esfahani brings a wealth of experience to the company. His portfolio and contacts will allow Payport to tackle its ambitious expansion plans and positions itself as the sole provider of a real time settlement solution in the telecoms industry.
Erin Selleck and Tom Casey join LendingClub Board
LendingClub Corporation (San Francisco), a leading online lending marketplace connecting borrowers and investors, has announced that Al Landon, Erin Selleck and LendingClub’s chief financial officer, Tom Casey, will join as the newest members of its Board of Directors at the completion of the acquisition of digital bank Radius Bancorp, expected to occur around February 1, 2021.
Former Head of Listed Derivatives at Goldman Sachs, Nomura and Citi joins Fintech PremiaLab
PremiaLab, has today announced the appointment of John Macpherson as Senior Advisor as part of its expansion in Europe. Macpherson served as Managing Director at Goldman Sachs from 2004 until 2013, then Nomura and Citibank as global head of listed derivatives.