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Mambu welcomes industry veteran Johanna Pugh as the new Managing Director, North America. Splitting her time between Texas, Miami and New York, Johanna will spearhead the company’s commercial and platform development across the U.S. and Canada.

Pugh joins from Finastra and brings over 20 years of experience in the financial technology industry. In this new role, Pugh will strengthen Mambu’s U.S. and Canadian presence and operations with a focus on strategic investments in partnerships along with building out first-class local commercial and operational teams in the North American market.

“Johanna will play a leading role in elevating Mambu’s presence in the region,” said Eugene Danilkis, Co-Founder and CEO of Mambu. “We have increasingly seen banks and lenders make a move toward adopting cloud technology and Johanna will lend her proven expertise to accelerate growth in the U.S. and Canada."

“Mambu is in a unique position in the fintech industry,” said Ms. Pugh. “We are changing the way businesses think about ‘core banking’ and the role that Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) has to play in how products are developed, deployed and consumed for financial services. Now more than ever before, cloud-native and agile platforms are needed by financial institutions to bring new products to market and evolve their existing offerings. I am truly excited to join this talented team and look forward to bringing modern financial service offerings to our customers and their end-users in North America.”

Mambu enables financial institutions to build new banking and lending experiences with their cloud banking platform. Global customers already include ABN AMRO, Santander, OnDeck, N26 and OakNorth. The pure SaaS banking platform offers banking capabilities including current accounts, loans, deposits and other financial products all configurable within minutes and fully accessible via APIs with a wide range of third-party services easily integrated into the platform.

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