Chennai, India, February 19, 2015: Intellect Design Arena Limited (a Polaris Group company), announced that Andrew England, External Senior Advisor of Transaction Banking for McKinsey joins Intellect as Director of its subsidiary Intellect Design Arena Limited, UK and Head of Strategy of its transaction banking division, iGTB.
Mr. England brings a host of experience running transaction banking in leading global banks. He has held the positions of Managing Director and Head of Transaction Banking at Lloyds Banking Group, Head of CEE Global Transaction Banking at Unicredit Group and Head of Cash & Trade Product at Deutsche Bank, where he was also an Executive Committee member for Global Transaction Banking. These roles followed on from a successful career of various leadership positions at Citi and Lloyds.
Manish Maakan, CEO, iGTB, Intellect Design Arena, says, “We are very excited to have Andrew on board. His strong domain experience and contacts bring immense value at a time when Intellect is expanding as a global powerhouse that addresses the needs of banks globally. With his significant international & domestic banking experience developing businesses, products and clients in Global Transaction Banking, Andrew is well known as a forthright evangelist for digital transformation in transaction banking business. His refreshing insights arising from 30 years at the sharp end of this rapidly expanding market have already given iGTB greater penetration.”
Andrew England, Director and Head of Strategy, iGTB says, “iGTB’s tremendous offerings, phenomenal creativity and bold investment in transaction banking is unparalleled. I am delighted to be joining this new, strong team of dedicated professionals spanning FinTech suppliers, senior bankers and corporate treasurers, as we deliver the next generation of transaction banking software.”