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Monday, April 15, 2024

Thredd appoints Global CTO to support further growth plans

Thredd, a rapidly expanding next-generation global payments platform, has appointed Edwin Poot, seasoned financial technology executive, as Global Chief Technology Officer.

Edwin will lead the next phase of Thredd’s technological evolution to deliver the company’s robust product expansion roadmap.  Working closely with Chief Product Officer, Ava Kelly, who joined the organization in 2023, Edwin will be instrumental in bringing Thredd’s payments offering and geographic expansion plans to life.  All aspects of the company’s technology approach, including innovation, platform development, infrastructure, security, and compliance will be within Edwin’s remit.

With over two decades of hands-on experience within the financial services space, Edwin has actively participated in the evolution of technology across fintech, telecom, energy, and e-commerce industries, previously holding roles as Chief Product & Technology Officer at Dayrize, VP of Product & Technology at Nubank and Chief Architect at Booking.com.

Edwin will directly report to Jim McCarthy, CEO of Thredd, while Thredd’s Chief Technology Officer, Ian Ripley, will report to Edwin with a continued focus on further optimising Thredd’s current technological infrastructure.  Edwin will join the company’s executive committee alongside a range of C-level industry veterans who have come on board over the last year to deliver the organisation’s next chapter of strategic growth.

Edwin Poot, Global Chief Technology Officer, commented:

“I am thrilled to be joining Thredd’s executive team where I can leverage my knowledge and experience to support their global growth goals. Previously, I have been at the forefront of shaping technology landscapes while steering high-performance teams, understanding both the intricacies of technology as well as the importance of being a strong leader.”

“I look forward to working with the Thredd team to continue building our global technology strategy to support our clients’ broad B2B and B2C payments ambitions worldwide.”

Jim McCarthy, CEO of Thredd, commented:

“Our goal remains to invest in world-class talent to lead the industry with the most modern and complete payments offering.  Edwin’s hands-on experience driving dynamic technological scaling and expansion within the global financial services ecosystem positions us well to achieve our strategic goals for 2024 and beyond.”

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