Fellow Finance has completed a rejig of its management team following the departure of its chief financial officer (CFO).
The Finnish peer-to-peer lender’s CFO Niko Stark left the company last month and finance manager Christina Wallenius has stepped in as an interim replacement.
She will also join the management team.
Wallenius only joined Fellow Finance in September from Evli Bank.
The Fellow Finance management team now consists of Wallenius, chief executive Teemu Nyholm, director of investor accounts Antoni Airikkala, director of legal affairs and operations Linda Magnusson, director of consumer lending Juha Saari and director of business financing Miikka Silvonen.
He said the new bank would be “digital and customer-oriented” with “solid capital adequacy in Finland” to serve both private and small- and medium-sized enterprise customers.
Nyholm said it would broaden the lender’s customer base, cut its funding costs by attracting deposits and improve its profitability.
The platform has also launched into the buy-now-pay-later market with the launch of Fellow Lasku, which gives consumers an option to make an online purchase with a 30-day interest-free invoice or in flexible monthly instalments.