Tink appoints SimCorp CEO Klaus Holse as the new Chairman
By Megha Bhattacharya
Open banking solutions provider Tink announced today that it has appointed Klaus Holse as its new Chairman of the Board. Tink’s board currently consists of Klaus Holse (Chairman), Jeff Horing (Insight Venture Partners), Christian Lindegård Jepsen (Heartcore), Daniel Kjellén (Founder and CEO) and Fredrik Hedberg (Founder and CTO).
Klaus Holse, Tink’s newly appointed Chairman of the Board, said, “Tink is leading the charge in open banking across Europe with its aggregation and payment products. On top of this they have built a unique set of products unlocking the value in financial data for the benefit of financial institutions, fintechs, startups and their end users. Tink has built a phenomenal team of some of the brightest minds in the industry. Their ambition and passion made me want to be part of the Tink journey.”
Klaus was the CEO of investment management solutions provider SimCorp. Prior to that. he spent more than 11 years at Microsoft, most recently as its President of Western Europe. Klaus also worked as CEO at Internet Ventures Scandinavia and Senior VP at Oracle Corp.
Daniel Kjellén, co-founder and CEO of Tink, commented “Klaus has a fantastic track-record of scaling software companies globally for over 25 years. Klaus’ knowledge of the tech industry and his experience of building partnerships with financial institutions will be incredibly valuable to Tink.”
Recently, French mobile payment app Lydia selected open banking tech provider Tink with an aim to utilise access to PSD2 APIs across Europe. The companies have joined forces to work on boosting bank account connectivity for improving the app’s user experience. The new open banking connectivity will be released in the coming weeks.
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