Itiviti, the technology and service provider to financial institutions worldwide, today announced that Elly Hardwick had been appointed to its board of directors to further the growth and technology-driven innovation plans for the company.
Commenting on her new role, Hardwick said: “The financial services industry is seeing a significant increase both in opportunities for digitisation and in demand for digitised services.
“I’m delighted to be joining a company so perfectly positioned to support clients with opportunities in this space.”
A wealth of experience
Hardwick has 25 years or experience within Fintech, serving as head of innovation at Deutsche Bank, and, most recently, chief digital officer of UBS.
She began her career at the UK Department of Trade and Industry, focusing on Communications and Information Industries policy and subsequently held roles with Booz, Allen & Hamilton’s Tech, Media & Telco practice, and in the Institutional Equity Division of Morgan Stanley.
Hardwick also previously held positions as global head of professional publishing and later global head of strategy, investment and advisory at Thomson Reuters (now Refinitiv), and served as the founding CEO of Fintech startup Credit Benchmark. She continues to serve as a non-executive director with Axis Capital and Alpha Bank.
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“I am delighted to have Elly join the board of directors at Itiviti,” said Rob Mackay, CEO, Itiviti.
“Elly’s extensive experience and knowledge within financial services technology innovation will be invaluable in helping us achieve both our aggressive growth plans and ambitions in continuing to be the vendor partner of choice for capital market firms’.”
“Elly’s skills and experience in digitalisation and innovation are a perfect fit for us at Itiviti,” added Per E. Larsson, chairman of the board of directors.
“Delivering innovative thinking and customer benefits in both product and interface is high on our priority list. I am looking very much forward to working with Elly, who will add tremendous value to the continuous growth of Itiviti.”