moneycorp, the foreign exchange and international payments specialist, has made three senior hires to support the expansion of its Global Payments division. Richard Braham joins as Senior Relationship Manager, Bill Wrest joins as Head of Innovation, and Kirsty Garner joins as Marketing and Innovation Manager.
Paving the way for further innovation in the division, the appointments come after a successful Q1 for moneycorp, which saw 49 per cent year on year growth for the company’s international payments business.
The new hires, all hailing from positions at Barclays Corporate, will play key roles in the company’s ambitious expansion plan for its already successful international payments offering.
Mark Horgan, CEO of Moneycorp, says:
“This team is a game changer for moneycorp and part of our continued investment in people and technology. The team’s expertise will further strengthen our Global Payments division as we grow the business and reinforce moneycorp’s position as a leader in its field. Our international payments business is moneycorp’s fastest growing division, and we will continue to invest as the business goes from strength to strength, cementing its proposition to internationally trading businesses.”
The new appointments
Richard Braham, Senior Relationship Manager
Richard has spent the last 13 years in banking, most recently as Head of UK Insurance for Barclays Corporate banking. At Barclays, his focus was on innovation and developing initiatives for growth and business performance of the division. He has joined the Senior Relationship Management function at moneycorp, providing corporate clients with a solution-driven approach to moneycorp’s product offerings.
Bill Wrest, Head of Innovation
Bill joins with 35 years’ experience in financial services. His experience spans a wide variety of projects, including building a cash management solution across the funds sector of the Bank of America. After recently developing the innovation function at Barclays Corporate, Bill will be driving moneycorp’s innovation strategy.
Kristy Garner, Marketing and Innovation Manager
Kirsty Garner also joins from Barclays, where she was Vice President of Business Innovation for Barclays Corporate, Financial Institutions Group. In her new role as Marketing and Innovation Manager, she will be working to drive moneycorp’s corporate marketing function.