Mambu Appoints Johanna Pugh as Managing Director of North America

Johanna Pugh, Mambu, Managing Director for North American region

Mambu, a leading cloud banking platform provider revealed the appointment of new senior level executive in its latest announcement. As per statement released by the firm, it has appointed Mrs. Johanna Pugh to serve in the role of Managing Director for its North American operations. Mambu’s banking platform specialises in banking and lending businesses and has a huge client base consisting of leading financial service providers from across the globe such as ABN AMRO, Santander, N26 & OakNorth. The firm’s Saas banking platform offers banking features sic as current accounts, loans, depsits and other financial products which are configurable within minutes and fully accessible via API’s which consists of wide range of third party services integrated in the platform. In her new role as Managing Director for North American region, Mrs. Pugh will be shuffling between the firm’s offices located in Texas, Miami and New York and be responsible for leading the firm’s commercial and platform development across US and Canada market regions.

Johanna is also expected to work on strengthening the firm’s footprint in US and Canada market by focusing on strategic investments and partnership deals which will help the firm in delivering industry’s best commercial and operation teams across North American market region. Johanna is a veteran with nearly two decades of experience dealing in technology specific to financial services industry making her an ideal addition in the team of banking FinTech specialist. Before taking up her current role at the firm, she served as MD of Global Services Sales – Americas and Global Head Solution Consulting at Finastra for a period of four years. Some of her other notable roles include – Global Head of Fusion Banking Lending at Misys, SVP of Sales at Custom Credit Systems, VP of Sales at FIS – Metavanate, Senior Sales Executive at Provenir, Equifax and Strategic Sales at APPRO Systems.

Commenting on her new role at the firm, Mrs. Pugh said “Mambu is in a unique position in the fintech industry. We are changing the way businesses think about ‘core banking’ and the role that Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) has to play in how products are developed, deployed and consumed for financial services. Now more than ever before, cloud-native and agile platforms are needed by financial institutions to bring new products to market and evolve their existing offerings. I am truly excited to join this talented team and look forward to bringing modern financial service offerings to our customers and their end-users in North America”.

Eugene Danilkis, CEO at Mambu

Speaking about Pugh’s addition to the team,  Eugene Danilkis – Co-Founder and CEO of Mambu said “Johanna will play a leading role in elevating Mambu’s presence in the region. We have increasingly seen banks and lenders make a move toward adopting cloud technology and Johanna will lend her proven expertise to accelerate growth in the U.S. and Canada”.