BaaS FinTech Griffin appoints Sameer Dubey as chief product officer
By Gloria Methri
London-based Banking as a Service FinTech Griffin has hired Sameer Dubey as chief product officer (CPO) as the company enters a new phase of growth.
Dubey brings 15 years of experience across financial services, including traditional banking and start-ups, to the role. Before joining Griffin, Dubey was COO at crypto exchange Bitstamp. Prior to that, he was Head of German challenger N26. He was also Head of Payments Products (UK) at Barclays Corporate Bank.
“With the rapid convergence of technology and finance, brands across industries are building innovative financial services products at speed,” said Sameer Dubey, Chief Product Officer at Griffin. “It is exciting to join Griffin during this market evolution and to provide our customers and partners with the building blocks they need to meet the evolving needs of modern consumers and businesses.”
The firm has also hired Fergus Speight as General Counsel, who practised law for over 25 years. Fergus brings a “wealth of experience in the financial services industry that will be indispensable as Griffin takes its BaaS platform to market,” the company said.
“It’s incredibly exciting to join a company that has such an innovative approach to building new financial products, but truly values the spirit of regulation and compliance. I look forward to supporting the company and am thrilled to be joining such a talented team,” Fergus Speight, General Counsel at Griffin said.
As General Counsel, Fergus will be responsible for scaling the company’s legal function, as the FinTech to become an authorised bank.
“We are thrilled to have such outstanding talent join as we expand our platform and our customer base. Sameer and Fergus bring a unique set of skills that will help us achieve our ambitious goals over the coming months,” David Jarvis, co-founder, and CEO said.
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