Challenger Bank Tandem Recruits Ex-HSBC Banker Ahead of its Hong Kong Launchby Fintech News Hong Kong November 15, 2019
Tandem, a full-service digital bank in the UK, announced that they have appointed ex HSBC banker Kunal Malani as their Chief Growth Officer. This news follows their earlier announcement that targetting to launch their digital financial services in Hong Kong by the end of 2019.
Kunal will spearhead Tandem’s international expansion into Hong Kong this year and other potential new markets in 2020, in addition to driving Tandem’s domestic growth agenda here in the UK.
The newly appointed executive, has over 20 years of experience in product and commercial management spread over multiple regions include the UK, US, India and the Middle East.
To support Tandem’s launch in Hong Kong, Tandem will be rolling out an early adopter programme — Tandem Co-Founders.
In the UK, an active community of over 11,000 Co-Founders worked with the Tandem team to help them better understand the real money problems that consumers were facing and they continue to help the bank shape its proposition and its product features.
Tandem will be looking to replicate the success of this initiative and place Hong Kong consumers at the heart of its expansion plans. In return this new cohort of Hong Kong Co-Founders will, amongst other things, receive a special edition card and be eligible to participate in a bonus rewards programme.
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