ComplyAdvantage picks new joint COO/CFO in Vatsa Narasimha

By Oliver Smith on Monday 20 January 2020

Digital Banking

Now spanning three continents, CEO Charles Delingpole bolsters his senior leadership team.

ComplyAdvantage picks new joint COO/CFO in Vatsa Narasimha
Image source: Vatsa Narasimha/ComplyAdvantage.

One of London’s most successful regtech giants, ComplyAdvantage, today announced the appointment of a new joint-Chief Operating Officer and Chief Finance Officer.

Vatsa Narasimha was previously President and CEO of online foreign exchange trading platform OANDA Global Corporation, acquired by CVC Capital Partners in 2018.

From today he will join the senior leadership team at ComplyAdvantage to support its over 500 clients like Santander, OakNorth Bank, Robinhood and Munich RE in the challenge of complying with Anti-money laundering (AML) regulations.

ComplyAdvantage, which recently expanded its footprint with a new office in New York, now employs over 200 staff between London, New York and Singapore. 

Narasimha called 2020 for ComplyAdvantage a “pivotal time of growth as we work to become the industry standard for accurate, real-time AML data and technology that all financial institutions and corporates need.”

Last January the startup raised a $30m Series B funding round, led by Index Ventures and existing investor Balderton Capital.

ComplyAdvantage was founded by CEO Charles Delingpole, also a co-founder of MarketFinance and founder of The Student Room, in 2014.

“Vatsa is a well-respected fintech executive who was instrumental in OANDA’s success story. I look forward to what we will accomplish together as we grow our next-generation anti-money laundering technology platform across new markets,” said Delingpole.

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