VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zafin, the leader in relationship banking software for the financial services industry, is pleased to announce that Richard Meiklejohn has joined the senior management team as CEO of its growing Asia-Pacific business.
Based in Hong Kong, Meiklejohn has over 25 years of software, consulting, sales and management experience in Asia-Pacific. Prior to joining Zafin, he was a partner in Heidrick and Struggles’ leadership consulting practice, focusing on individual, team, and organizational development across multiple industries, including financial services.
Previous management positions include regional leadership roles in Singapore with IBM and Cognos’ business intelligence and financial performance management business, as well as the head of Asia-Pacific for eGain Communications. Meiklejohn started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers as a management consultant, focusing on M&A, joint ventures, and strategy, working with technology clients on their go-to-market strategies throughout the Asia Pacific region.
“I am excited to be a part of Zafin’s senior management team,” said Meiklejohn. “Zafin’s innovative solutions are well received by financial institutions around the globe, and we know that Asia-Pacific represents a growing market undergoing dynamic transformation and change. In many ways, we are at the forefront of bank innovation. I look forward to working with Zafin’s clients and partners to share our global best practices in relationship banking and help them build on their own customer value proposition.”
“This is an important time for Richard to join Zafin,” said Al Karim Somji, Zafin’s CEO. “Asia-Pacific is a growth market for Zafin and we intend to intensify our investment in the region starting with this appointment. Richard brings tremendous knowledge of the region, and the necessary leadership skills to deliver substantial value to our clients”
For more information on Richard’s background and approach, read our recent interview.
On Monday, October 12, Richard will also present at the upcoming Sibos conference in Singapore on pricing’s strategic role in mitigating conduct risk, influencing behaviour and driving revenue.
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Zafin is an award-winning provider of relationship banking software solutions to the financial services industry. As the market leader in relationship banking for Retail, Corporate, Wealth Management and Correspondent Banking, Zafin is transforming the way banks manage products, pricing, loyalty and billing across the entire client relationship.
Our flexible software suite, miRevenue, is a complete Product and Pricing Lifecycle Management (PPLM) platform – a “start-to-finish” view of the way banks bring products to market quickly and easily with a focus on revenue enhancement. For more information, visit www.zafin.com.