Wissam KhouryLondon based Fintech provider Finastra has named Wissam Khoury as head of its Asia Pacific business, the company said on Friday.

In his new role as Senior Vice President and General Manager for Middle East and Africa and APAC, Khoury will be responsible for driving the company’s growth strategy and strengthen its regional footprint. He will look after both regions with bases in Singapore and Dubai.

He has spent more than two years leading Finastra’s MEA operations as Managing Director.

Wissam will leverage his customer-centric approach to strengthen existing client relationships and expand Finastra’s footprint in the region by bringing in the latest development and innovation to the financial market, such as Open Banking, cloud solutions and Finastra’s FusionFabric.cloud platform, the company said.

“With over 20 years of experience helping financial institutions build competitive advantage and proven success in driving agile growth and results-driven teams at Finastra, Wissam is the right person to help us continue our journey and gain even greater market share in APAC,” said Eric Duffaut, President & Global Head of Field Operations at Finastra.

Prior to joining the company, he held senior roles at banking and payments software companies across Middle East.

Imad Abou Haidar, Managing Director, APAC, will leave his role on September 30.

by Krishna V Kurup
Senior Market Analyst at IBS Intelligence