Wise Platform hires two new Senior Leaders

VP of Sales Folley Ogundele and Head of Product Till Wirth join growing team developing world-class payments infrastructure

Wise Platform, Wise’s infrastructure offering for banks and non-banks alike, has announced the expansion of their senior leadership team with the additions of Folley Ogundele and Till Wirth. 

Folley Ogundele joins Wise Platform as VP of Sales, and brings 16 years of experience in fintech and finance to the role having most recently served as Head of EMEA Banking & Financial Product Sales at Stripe. Based in London, Folley will lead the sales organisation at Wise Platform from a strategic and practical perspective.

Folley Ogundele, VP of Sales at Wise Platform, said: 

“Wise Platform has the potential to revolutionise cross-border payments around the world and, as someone who has lived internationally, I truly believe in what we’re setting out to achieve. In this role, I look forward to generating exciting new partnerships, building upon our existing ones, and working collaboratively to provide customers worldwide with the best way to send and receive money across borders.” 

Till Wirth joins Wise Platform from global open banking platform TrueLayer, and will work alongside Steve Naudé, Head of Wise Platform, as Product Director. Also based in London, Till will oversee the development of new and existing products at Wise Platform, which includes plug and play API integrations as well as correspondent banking services such as International Receive.

Till Wirth, Product Director at Wise Platform, said:

“Wise Platform has gone from inception to a market-leading global infrastructure provider in just 5 years, and we’re only just getting started. Working with the wider team, I will be focused on building the best product possible for partners - one that will integrate seamlessly into their existing infrastructure and make customers’ lives easier. With this continued commitment to building a world-class payments infrastructure, we will move one step closer to achieving Wise’s mission of money without borders for everyone.” 

Wise Platform currently has more than 20 open roles for Product Managers, Implementation Managers and Account Managers across Europe, Asia and the US.

About Wise

Wise is a global technology company, building the best way to move money around the world. With the Wise account people and businesses can hold over 50 currencies, move money between countries and spend money abroad. Large companies and banks use Wise technology too; an entirely new cross-border payments network that will one day power money without borders for everyone, everywhere. However you use the platform, Wise is on a mission to make your life easier and save you money.

Co-founded by Kristo Käärmann and Taavet Hinrikus, Wise launched in 2011 under its original name TransferWise. It is one of the world’s fastest growing, profitable technology companies and is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker, WISE.

15 million people and businesses use Wise, which processes over £9 billion in cross-border transactions every month, saving customers over £1 billion a year.

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