Kyckr Limited (ASX:KYK) (Kyckr or the Company), a regulatory technology company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Ian Henderson as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective from 1 January 2019.
Mr Henderson has more than 30 years’ executive experience in the banking and financial services sectors, holding former CEO positions at a leading UK-based private and commercial bank, Shawbrook Bank and RBS International, where he led each firms’ profit growth during his tenure.
Mr Henderson will lead the growth of Kyckr as the global source for company intelligence, providing clients with real time access to data to meet regulatory requirements.
Mr Henderson will be based in London, with proximity to Kyckr’s key markets in the main global financial centres.
Incoming CEO, Ian Henderson, commented:
“I am joining Kyckr at an exciting time. Regulators are demanding financial institutions maintain accurate and up to date information on their customers. We help clients solve the problem of data risk management.
Kyckr allows clients to access data directly from the legally-authoritative primary source, connecting to registry records around the world. Our platform connects seamlessly into 180+ company registries in 120+ countries, simplifying the verification of 170m+ companies.
I will be focused on building Kyckr’s global blue-chip client base, which already includes companies such as Bank of Ireland, IBM, Bloomberg and Citigroup.”
Executive Chairman, Benny Higgins, commented:
“I am delighted to welcome Ian as CEO. Ian’s extensive experience will be a valuable asset as we continue commercialising our Know-Your-Customer solutions for the financial services sector.
Ian will be integral to Kyckr’s growth, as regulatory requirements and anti-money laundering efforts increase globally.”
Ian Henderson’s Experience
Mr Henderson was most recently the CEO of a leading UK-based private and commercial bank, and during his two-year tenure he drove the successful and profitable diversification of the banking business.
He also covered the role of CEO at Shawbrook Bank, one of the first UK Challenger banks, where he delivered the bank’s first ever profit.
Mr Henderson previously held the roles of Chief Operating Officer of Barclays Wealth Private Banking where he was responsible for risk management & control of Barclays’ core private banking business in the UK and parts of EMEA and Asia.
He was CEO of RBS International from 2005 to 2010 and during his tenure, profitability doubled, and the division was named the best performing general banking division in the RBS Group. Mr Henderson spent a total of 17 years at Royal Bank of Scotland where he was responsible for business and marketing strategy for the Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest brands, comprising 2,400 branches and 13 million customers.