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Tink Strengthens Payments Team With Four New Key Hires

Tink, Europe’s leading open banking platform, has made four strategic hires to bolster its expanding London-based payments team.

Andrew Boyajian joins Tink as Head of Variable Recurring Payments (VRP), to turbocharge the next phase of Tink’s market leading VRP developments. Previously, Andrew led product commercialisation of emerging payments and fintechs for Wholesale Payments at J.P. Morgan in the US. Andrew spent five years as Head of Banking, North America for Wise and also served as Director of International and Payments for Kickstarter.

Ian Morrin is the new VP of Payment Sales at Tink, leading and building the business development team with a mission to put Pay by Bank at the top of the checkout. Prior to joining Tink, Ian has spent the last ten years executing sales performance improvements in fast-changing environments, working as a Sales Director at a wide range of companies including Bud, Expedite Growth, Phoenix51 and Clarify.

Kevin Ward has been appointed VP Strategic Account Management, to lead account development and partnerships for Tink’s Payments and Platform customers. Kevin joins from Klarna, where he had numerous roles, including Sales Director and Global Partnerships Director responsible for PSP, Platform and the System Integrator network. Before Klarna, Kevin led sales and account development teams at Close Brothers and Barclaycard.

Reece Shannon-Sinclair joins as Head of Delivery and Solutions Architecture. Reece is responsible for ensuring customers integrate seamlessly to Tink’s platform, delivering the full value of Tink’s products and services. Previously, Reece worked at Worldpay where he spent over nine years in various positions including Senior Director of Enterprise Partner Solutions and Senior Manager in Strategy and Sales.

Currently live in 18 markets, Tink serves more than 300 customers ranging from traditional banks, neobanks, fintechs and payment service providers. Through one API, Tink enables customers to move money and access aggregated financial data to make better risk decisions, verify account ownership, and build personal finance management tools.

Tom Pope, Head of Payments and Platforms at Tink commented“Our UK office has increased more than fivefold in the last 12 months, and these key hires will enable us to stay at the forefront of payments innovation. With a team that has a wealth of experience in the payments ecosystem, we have our sights set firmly on increasing user adoption of Pay by Bank and cementing its status as a game-changing payment method, in partnership with some of the biggest PSPs and banks in the world.”

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