Financial services software provider, Intelligent Environments, has announced the appointment of Jonathan Withers joins as sales director.
Meanwhile, former head of payments at Lloyds Banking Group, Simon Cadbury, joins as head of strategy and innovation.
David Webber, CEO, said: “Our registered user base has grown 155% over the last two years but our next growth phase is emerging as being even bigger. These two senior hires play a pivotal role in realising our major growth in 2014 and beyond.
"Simon’s deep expertise in payments and high level strategic development, coupled with Jonathan’s demonstrable sales drive and international exposure, will ensure we are in the best position to capitalise on the opportunities in both new and existing markets.”
With more than 25 years’ experience in the financial services software industry, Jonathan Withers lead the firm’s expansion into new markets and international territories. Having worked with some of the largest financial services organisations in the UK and EMEA, Jonathan has held senior roles at Logica, Informix (IBM), Carreker/Fiserv and Zafin Labs. He will lead a large sales and account management team to both deepen the existing client base and build new relationships across the financial services market whilst growing the business presence in new verticals.
Following the announcement of his appointment, Jonathan said: “With innovations such as the world’s first smartwatch bank being rolled out and an exciting product roadmap, it’s an exciting time to join Intelligent Environments. There’s a big opportunity to grow the firm’s footprint in the emerging digital banking and payments market, so I’m looking forward to using my sales experience to drive the company to its next level of growth.”