Open banking fintech recruits board members

Open banking solutions provider has appointed Stuart Wakefield as chief operating officer and Marcus Raithatha as chief financial officer.

Wakefield has over 25 years of industry experience, having built, launched and optimized fintechs in the UK and internationally. said it will take responsibility for operational and business activities.

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“I look forward to helping run the operations of,” Wakefield said.

“Open banking offers the financial services industry immense opportunities and the technology embedded in the platform will help us leverage these for the benefit of our partners and their customers.”

Raithatha is a Chartered Accountant and has experience in corporate finance, strategic and business planning and financial management. He has held senior financial roles in several companies and has expertise in supporting start-ups to become established market players.

“I am delighted to join at this stage of its development,” said Raithatha.

“The brand name is now well recognized and I look forward to the opportunity to play my part in the next stages of its growth.”

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David Monty, managing director of, welcomed the new appointments.

“Stuart and Marcus are both well regarded in the industry,” he said.

“They bring with them decades of experience in their respective fields and will add great strength to our company at the leadership level.

“This is the perfect time for them to join us as we seek to expand our customer base to both new fintech and established banks looking for rapidly deployable open banking solutions. I am delighted to welcome them to the family.

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