Spitfire Corp has made two key appointments to its senior executive team, including the appointment of its inaugural chief executive officer.
In a move that signals the group’s growth plans, Matthew Johnson has been appointed to the new role of chief executive, with a new chief product officer also appointed.
Mr Johnson’s appointment follows the acquisition of Wealthtrac by Spitfire as Mr Johnson has worked at Wealthtrac since 2005 and led the business through a period or rapid growth and development.
Graham Maloney, chairman of Spitfire, said he was pleased to welcome Mr Johnson onboard at a critical time for the company.
“It is a pivotal time for the company as we take our digital wealth platform to a broader market. Matt is an accomplished financial services executive with strong leadership skills and a successful track record of delivering significant growth in collaboration with clients,” he said.
Anil Sagaram has been appointed to the group as new head of product after 20 years of experience across the industry, most recently at BT Financial Group where he led the product development and design teams responsible for BT Panorama.
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