FinTech leader, ION, appoints Operations Director, Marc Russell, as new Managing Director following a period of high growth.
As ION continues with its growth and success, the Fintech company has announced its leadership team will be changing to suit business demand and scalability.
Current Operations Director, Marc Russell, will become the organisations new Managing Director, with Rob Mathieson becoming the company CEO, setting the strategic direction of the business.
Newly appointed Managing Director, Marc Russell says “ION has seen continued growth over the last few years, and with this brings a new excitement for the company’s strategic direction. I am excited to provide a clear focus for the organisation to accurately measure performance across all departments and set actionable insights for the wider business”
ION will also see the introduction of an Executive Team, created to provide strategic and operational leadership to the wider company, from the direction of the Managing Director.
Rob Mathieson will become ION’s CEO and says “The change in roles comes at an integral time for ION as we continue to see great success in delivering core services to our customers. The restructure will allow focus to be split between the day-to-day operation of ION and future orientated goals, to ensure the business can scale and meet demand effectively”.
The appointment of the new leadership team, rides on the back of a strong period of growth for the North East FinTech firm, with the company seeing a 110% increase in revenue for 2021, with a further expected increase of 127% in 2022.
Founded in 2016, ION has become the CFOs’ choice for technology. Its team of specialists work with mid-market and private equity-backed businesses to implement powerful financial technologies, enabling the vertical integration of billing, payments, revenue, and accounting.