Populous World appoints Kevin Ashby as Non-Executive Chairman
LONDON, 31 Jan 2019.
Populous World is pleased to announce that on 01 Dec 2018, Kevin Ashby was appointed Non-Executive Chairman of the company.
As Non-Executive Chairman, Kevin will not occupy a management position in the company, but will dedicate sufficient time in implementing strategic input, identify opportunities and offer guidance, as well as solutions, to the CEO, that have a direct effect upon the value of Populous World.
Kevin is a highly accomplished executive and chairman, encompassing a 30 year international career of operating in financial services, professional services and technology companies. His experience includes being the Chief Executive of London Capital Group, CEO and Chairman of Saxo Bank Asia Pacific; CEO of Patsystems PLC, a market-leading financial software company amongst other prolific roles.
Speaking on behalf of his new position at Populous World, Kevin said: “I am delighted to be joining Populous World at this point in the company’s development. The invoice financing market is ripe for disruption and the recently launched offering from Populous World is well positioned and designed to both gain interest from existing participants and allow smaller businesses to participate”.
The team are excited to see Kevin apply his industry experience to help grow the business in the UK, as well as help foster key strategic alliances moving forward.
Steve Nico Williams, CEO of Populous World, said: “I am excited that we have been able to find an individual like Kevin to chair the company, with such a wide breadth of skills. In particular, his experience in financial services and technology companies will add greatly to our existing invoice finance platform”.