Finastra welcomes Isabel Fernandez to develop its lending activities


Finastra recently announced the expansion of its team with the addition of Isabel Fernandez, the former commercial head of GE, as executive vice president of the lending business unit. In his new role, Fernandez will accelerate the growth of Finastra’s lending business.

Most recently, Fernandez worked at ING, one of Europe’s leading financial services providers, as Global Head of Wholesale Banking. In addition, she was a member of the board of directors. Fernandez has played an important role in driving ING’s global sustainability strategy.

Commenting on Fernandez’s arrival in the company, Simon Paris, CEO of Finastra, said: “We are delighted to have Isabel join us on our journey to become ecosystem orchestrators for Banking as a Service ( BaaS) and the future of financial services software. She brings deep expertise in lending and technology, and I’m confident her strategic leadership will help us drive even more growth for our market-leading lending solutions and the thousands of banks around the world that rely on them to propel their business.

During her extensive professional career, the new Executive Vice President of Finastra’s Lending Division has worked with several big names in the global corporate sector. She spent approximately 16 years with GE Company in various roles, including that of sales manager.

Innovation

During her time at ING, Fernandez focused on technology-driven innovations and different digital initiatives to drive business growth. At Finastra, she aims to implement several strategic initiatives to support Finastra’s expansion.

“I’m thrilled to join a purpose-driven, fast-paced, tech-savvy company like Finastra. His mantra around accelerating digital and cloud transformation while driving open finance is inspiring, and he has the potential to really make a difference to communities around the world. I’m passionate about how we can maintain momentum on these fronts in the lending business unit, supporting greater financing options for SMEs as well than streamlining lending processes for our corporate clients. I can’t wait to be stuck,” Fernandez said.

Finastra recently announced the expansion of its team with the addition of Isabel Fernandez, the former commercial head of GE, as executive vice president of the lending business unit. In his new role, Fernandez will accelerate the growth of Finastra’s lending business.

Most recently, Fernandez worked at ING, one of Europe’s leading financial services providers, as Global Head of Wholesale Banking. In addition, she was a member of the board of directors. Fernandez has played an important role in driving ING’s global sustainability strategy.

Commenting on Fernandez’s arrival in the company, Simon Paris, CEO of Finastra, said: “We are delighted to have Isabel join us on our journey to become ecosystem orchestrators for Banking as a Service ( BaaS) and the future of financial services software. She brings deep expertise in lending and technology, and I’m confident her strategic leadership will help us drive even more growth for our market-leading lending solutions and the thousands of banks around the world that rely on them to propel their business.

During her extensive professional career, the new Executive Vice President of Finastra’s Lending Division has worked with several big names in the global corporate sector. She spent approximately 16 years with GE Company in various roles, including that of sales manager.

Innovation

During her time at ING, Fernandez focused on technological innovations and different digital initiatives to drive the growth of the business. At Finastra, she aims to implement several strategic initiatives to support Finastra’s expansion.

“I’m thrilled to join a purpose-driven, fast-paced, tech-savvy company like Finastra. His mantra around accelerating digital and cloud transformation while driving open finance is inspiring, and he has the potential to really make a difference to communities around the world. I’m passionate about how we can maintain momentum on these fronts in the lending business unit, supporting greater financing options for SMEs as well than streamlining lending processes for our corporate clients. I can’t wait to be stuck,” Fernandez said.

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