UK Fintech Rimilia Appoints New Chairman of the Board

Karthik Subramanian

Karthik Subramanian has been a professional trader and fund manager over the last 18 years. He is basically a software developer who made the transition to financial domain around 18 years back as the attractiveness of the financial markets proved too much for him. He lives in Chennai in India along with his wife and son. He began his career as a software developer in 1999 and then gradually moved into the financial industry as he began trading stocks in his pastime. He then moved into the financial markets full time and then shifted his focus to the FX markets due to the liquid nature of these markets. Since then, he has been trading FX diligently and his favourite pair are the EURUSD and EURJPY. Over the last couple of years, he has found blockchain to be of high interest and considering his background in software and finance, he has since assembled a team of highly talented developers who have since worked on a variety of projects like crypto exchanges and blockchain architecturing. Now, he balances his time between trading and commenting on both the FX and crypto markets. He has worked with many publications including FX Street and Finance Magnates, which has helped him gain experience and also recognition across the industry. He loves to write and this passion has helped him to reach out across the FX and crypto industry. Right now, he works on his pet projects in the FX and crypto industry and spends his time writing and managing his blockchain team and helping it to reach higher.


UK Fintech Rimilia Appoints New Chairman of the Board

May 22, 2020

RimiliaRimilia - Chairman a London headquartered leading SaaS-based fintech service provider revealed the appointment of new Board Chairman and other key leadership figures in its team in its latest announcement. As per statement issued by the firm, these appointments were made as part of it’s constant efforts to accelerate its growth and expansion activities. The executives who take on new role are – Mr. Rob Luddy as Chairman of the Board, Mr. Steven Robertson as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Mr. Andy Lilley as Chief Product Officer (CPO). The firm had declared that the newly hired executives were carefully selected to ensure that Rimilia continues to accelerate and scale-up by leveraging on its recently raised capital US$15 million from its recent fund raising to bolster its product innovation and fuel the global expansion activities.

The newly appointed Chairman of the board is a veteran with more than two decades of experience in B2B enterprise software and has served as an independent advisor, consultant and board member to number of software companies brining with him a wealth of knowledge and experience which can help the fintech firm on its path to next phase of global growth. His most notable achievement in leadership role was leading the sales and marketing team of NYSE listed firm ServiceNow since its inception as one of its core team members. He was key player in leading the firm to its highly successful IPO in NYSE and its growth in general. ServiceNow is a firm with market capitalization in excess of $65 billion per year and generates nearly US$4 Billion per year from its enterprise software business.

Meanwhile, Mr. Robertson who joints the leadership team as CTO served in Thomson Reuters prior to taking up his current role. While at Thomson Reuters, he was responsible for leading the team as CTO for HighQ – an intelligent legal collaboration and client engagement platform. Mr. Lilley who joins the leadership as CPO served as head of enterprise product solutions unit at Lexis Nexis before taking up his current role at the firm. Together, the newly appointed leadership executives alongside executive team will primarily focus on accelerating and scaling up Rimilia’s Accounts Receivable cloud platform while roadmap & execute delivery of new functionality and modules that will help the firm’s clients automate their order to cash process.

Speaking about the addition of new members to firm’s leadership and management team, Kevin Kimber – CEO of Rimilia said “The opportunity ahead for Rimilia and its customers is vast, but to seize it, we must focus clearly, move faster and continue to transform. A big part of my job is to accelerate our ability to bring innovative products to our customers, rapidly helping them unlock more cash into their businesses, especially in these uncertain economic times. I’m delighted to welcome Rob, Steven and Andy and add their leadership and experience to the team”.

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