4finance with new CEO
Mark Ruddock appointed as CEO of 4finance
Mark Ruddock is appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Group, Chairman of the management board of 4finance Group
S.A. and Chairman of the board of 4finance Holding S.A. as of 1 July 2017. George Georgakopoulos is leaving the
Group to pursue other interests and steps down from those roles as of 30 June 2017.
Mark has been a member of
the Group’s supervisory board since February 2017. He has over 20 years of leadership experience spanning multi-country
online financial services, mission critical enterprise software and consumer-focused mobile applications, and has
a proven track record of building fast paced, innovative and scalable businesses.
Nick Jordan, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, commented: “On behalf of the board I would like
to thank George for all his contributions in leading 4finance over the past year. We wish him all the best in his
future endeavours. We are delighted that Mark has agreed to take on the role. His deep industry experience and track
record as an innovator will serve us well as 4finance continues to expand and diversify its business.”
Mark Ruddock, CEO of 4finance, added: “ Building a great company isn’t easy. And it will require
a concentrated effort from all of us. I am inspired by the talent that we have in this organization, and am looking
forward to working with the team as we accelerate our efforts to build a sustainable, responsible high performance
business that puts customers at the heart of what we do. ”
Petr Baron, Managing Director of TBIF Financial services, shared: We are happy to welcome Mark
in his new role as CEO of the 4finance Group to which we belong. His clear vision and dedication to make things
happen, makes us feel more than confident in our compelling future as a Group. As a family member of 4finance –
one of the clear leaders in its field, we have to be fully aligned with the future vision of the organization, ultimately
creating the foundation for successful implementation of any new developments. And all of you – the talented TBI
people, are the driving force behind. Let’s keep the team spirit that we have and enjoy our journey together while
committing to each other’s success.