ayondo hires former SGX Executive Mita Natarajan as Chief Business Development Officer

FCA regulated social trading focused broker Ayondo has announced that Mita Natarajan, former Senior Vice President at SGX, will join the company on 1st June 2018 as the Chief Business Development Officer and will be based in Singapore.

With Ms. Natarajan’s extensive industry experience and knowledge, the Board of Directors of ayondo believes that this strategic hire strengthens the Group’s position for business growth and investor expansion in Asia Pacific.

Robert Lempka Ayondo

Robert Lempka, Ayondo

I am very pleased that we have gained Mita as our Chief Business Development Officer. She joins ayondo at a moment of opportunity as our expansion strategy is in full swing. With more than 14 years of experience in the financial industry in Asia, in particular with the Singapore Exchange and her prior Silicon Valley-Tech-background, Mita will be invaluable to the growth of ayondo’s Asian B2B and the Investor Relations strategy” said Robert Lempka, CEO ayondo Group. On 26th March 2018, ayondo became the first FinTech listing on SGX.

During her 14 years as Senior Vice President at SGX, Ms. Natarajan headed up several divisions. In her roles at SGX, Ms. Natarajan was responsible for the ownership and management of post-listings services offered to SGX’s listed companies retail and institutional investors and the management of the organisation’s strategy, business development and M&A portfolios. Prior to joining SGX, Ms. Natarajan was part of the founding management team at a technology start-up in Silicon Valley, California. Her career also includes sales and marketing roles with global corporations in Asia and the U.S and functional responsibilities for the development and launch of new products and services. Ms. Natarajan holds a Master’s Degree from Harvard University, USA.

Mita Natarajan

Mita Natarajan

I am extremely excited to join this innovative and vibrant company and look forward to growing ayondo’s position in Asia,” said Mita Natarajan. “Such a key position in an emerging Singapore-listed FinTech company with global reach suits me perfectly. This is a great opportunity”, added Ms. Natarajan.

Ayondo went public in a $16 million IPO earlier this year on the Singapore Exchange and posted a $6.3 million loss in Q1.

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