Accenture Luxembourg accueille en ses rangs Hugo Neto, Financial Services Senior Manager, André Meyer, Security Practice & Cyber Defense Services Lead, Edouard Bokuetenge, Investment Funds Lead, et Georges Karassavidis, Senior Manager of Health and Public Service. Ces experts permettront à Accenture d’élaborer un solide plan de croissance pour le Luxembourg.
BIL Suisse, the Banque Internationale à Luxembourg subsidiary in Switzerland, is announcing new appointments to its senior management team which will position the Group for the next growth phase of its international Wealth Management and Corporate banking activities.
After founding and leading Payconiq Netherlands BV for almost three years, Guido Vermeent becomes the new CEO of Payconiq International. Together with Stijn Van Brussel, Payconiq International’s COO, he will continue to develop and shape the payment industry of the future. Guido is a Dutch native, who brings over 10 years of experience in new technologies, business development and digitalisation of banking and telecom payment industries. Based on the experience, leadership and development that Guido brings to Payconiq International, the company is ready to make a difference in the world of mobile payments.
Back in March, during the first edition of the European Finance Summit, Foyer Group’s Data Studio was named “Finance Team of the Year”. We met with Geoffrey Nichil (Head of Data Studio) and Marc Hotton (Innovation Coordination Officer) to discuss the creation and objectives of the studio as well as data protection and the impact of GDPR.
On March 5th, 2020, Rajaa Mekouar-Schneider (CEO of LPEA) was named “Inspirational Woman in Finance”, at the occasion of the Luxembourg Finance Awards ceremony. She recently met with the InFinance team and told us more about her professional career, biggest achievements, while also sharing her strategic vision for the development of the financial sector.
On March 6th, Hilda Moraa Morara, Founder and CEO of Pezesha, a peer-to-peer micro lending Marketplace that connects lenders with high quality, underserved, low income borrowers, won the Best Catapulter Award at the end of the CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa 2020 bootcamp. The award was announced and presented to Hilda by Franz Fayot, Minister of the Economy and Minister for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs. Besting 12 other fintech finalists from Africa, Mrs Hilda Moraa Morara’s final pitch, in front of a prominent jury, focused on “purposeful financing”, helping to tackle the $19 Billion financing gap for SMEs in Kenya.
On Match 5th, 2020, a revisited ceremony of the Luxembourg Finance Awards took place during the first edition of the European Finance Summit. More than 500 finance professionals gathered at the ECCL to attend a series of conferences, panel discussions, but also to further discuss trendy topics during the networking cocktail, while discovering who the recipients of the Luxembourg Finance Awards are.
Accenture Luxembourg annonce que, à compter du 1er mars 2020, Vanessa Müller (photo) succède à Laurent Moscetti au poste de Country Director d’Accenture Luxembourg. Nesrine Besbes, 36 ans, a quant à elle été nommée Managing Director d’Accenture Luxembourg. Elle est responsable du département Finance & Risk pour le pays, qu’elle a développée avec succès.
Le conseil d’administration de Natixis, réuni le 6 février 2020, a coopté comme administrateur Dominique Duband, président du conseil d’orientation et de surveillance de la Caisse d’Epargne Grand Est Europe, en remplacement de Françoise Lemalle, présidente du conseil d’orientation et de surveillance de la Caisse d’Epargne Côte d’Azur. Dominique Duband est également membre du comité stratégique de Natixis.
Applications are now open through February 21 for the NadiFin Fintech Acceleration program powered by venture capital fund MiddleGame Ventures. The effort is supported by ecosystem partners the LHoFT concluding in Luxembourg (week of May 11) during the ICT Spring Europe event and at the LHoFT (Luxembourg House of Financial Technology), Enterprise Ireland, the B.P.F.I. and Huckeltree. NadiFin brings together post-seed through pre-series B stage fintech companies to learn and engage through a unique curriculum and a series of workshops led by experienced fintech VCs including Pascal Bouvier of MiddleGame Ventures.