Kahina van Dyke has been appointed by Standard Chartered as a global head for digital channels and client data analytics at the bank’s corporate, commercial and institutional banking (CCIB) division at their Singapore Center.
According to the press release, she would be a member of the CCIB management team, and her new role would require her to report to Simon Cooper, the chief executive of CCIB.
Ms Van Dyke has experience working in blockchain background and was part of payments company Ripple, holding the position of senior vice-president of business and development.
She also had previous experience at Facebook along with spells at Mastercard and Visa. At Facebook, she held the position of global director of financial services and payments. Expressing his delight about her appointment, Simon Cooper, boasted:
“Kahina is joining my team at a pivotal time in our development. We have achieved a number of successes with clients, at times developing our own platforms and at others forging partnerships with fintech, and we’re not standing still – this is a statement of intent. Kahina will spearhead a talented team in taking our data analytics and channel capabilities to the next level.”
Standard Chartered’s CCIB main areas of exploration are the world’s largest corporations, investors and financial institutions, working to bring them on board by linking them to each other’s ecosystem. They also aid their customer in the financing, regarding the changing dynamics in the markets of Asia, Middle East and Africa.
Van Dyke a Welcome Addition to Standard Chartered
Van Dyke has stated her ambitions with the company by saying she would look to deepen and widen the leverage of digital technology and data analytics, including blockchain to impact the economy in a substantial way and take steps to enhance the experience of users and its communities all around the world.
Acquiring a stellar name like Van Dyke, who made the list of the top twenty-five women in Financial Technology by Fintech hub Lattice80, could pay dividends especially when it comes to the Blockchain department.