iBanFirst appoints Mentioned Layadi as new CTO – FinTech Futures


IBanFirst has appointed a brand new chief expertise officer in former Euronext engineer and expertise director Mentioned Layadi.

Mentioned Layadi, new CTO at iBanFirst

The seller says its new appointment is a part of a continued worldwide enlargement technique. It says it needs to unite its European focus with newfound “world ambitions”.

Layadi will “drive a hybrid method to innovation, deploying applied sciences that may improve the capabilities of the corporate’s on-line platform”.

Beforehand head of software engineering and integration at Euronext, Layadi has additionally labored at Ingenico.

“I’m delighted to hitch iBanFirst at this thrilling time,” he says. “The position is an ideal match for me, combining my two passions of worldwide funds and technological innovation to rework the corporate’s operations.”

Layadi’s hiring follows iBanFirst’s August appointment of Yann Stadnicki as chief knowledge officer, and October’s hiring of Grégoire Andrieu-Guitrancourt as chief income officer.

Pierre-Antoine Dusoulier, CEO at iBanFirst, says the appointment is a part of a “hyper-growth” technique.

He provides: “Mentioned has a formidable observe file of innovation within the trade, working for a number of the greatest names in banking, finance and funds.

“His expertise will assist to assist iBanFirst’s ambition to place itself because the European chief in monetary companies.”

IBanFirst raised $21 million in Series C funding earlier this yr.

It additionally secured $17 million in funding again in November 2018. It used that cash to make two acquisitions on the finish of 2019: Dutch firm Nederlandsche Betaal & Wisselmaatschappij and Berlin-based Forexfix.

The agency claims that it has skilled a tripling within the quantity of its cost transactions, and three-figure income progress.

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