Swedish Fintech Zimpler Appoints Chief Product Officerby Fintechnews Nordics March 2, 2023
Zimpler, a Swedish fintech company providing seamless and secure account-to-account payments, announced the appointment of Stefan Andersson as its Chief Product Officer. He will take on the role starting 20 March 2023.
In the newly created role, Andersson will lead Zimpler’s product roadmap and will focus on driving the expansion agenda, which includes expanding geographical coverage in Europe and establishing the product in Latin America. He will also further innovation within the company’s product and features to cater for the growing demand for more efficient payments across multiple segments such as financial services and e-commerce. He will become a part of Zimpler’s leadership team and will report directly to the CEO, Johan Strand.
Andersson has spent the past 14 years working in the payments industry across multiple countries at companies such as Swedbank, Loomis, and most recently Volvo Financial Services, where he was Director of Global Digital Payments and responsible for establishing Volvo Pay across the world. Linked to the payments industry from an early age, Andersson tested, certified and deployed the first chip reading payment terminals in Sweden 2006, the S3000 and the Xenta.
Stefan Andersson, Chief Product Officer at Zimpler, said:
“I have been working with payments my whole professional career, and now I am very excited to join Zimpler, a fintech company that is growing so fast and quickly becoming a significant player in the industry. I believe A2A payments, which skyrocketed in recent years, have extreme potential on a global scale.
“Zimpler’s approach to product is so special, with the team always willing to adjust it to client needs, customise the UX or even develop special solutions when needed. I find it very inspiring to not have this ‘one size fits all’ solution. Most of all, I have been truly amazed by the energy, enthusiasm and drive of people I’ve met at Zimpler, and I am looking forward to starting our journey together soon.”
Johan Strand, CEO at Zimpler, added:
“It is my great pleasure to welcome Stefan Andersson to Zimpler. The appointment of Chief Product Officer will help us in building and delivering user-centric products and services that align with the market demand and end users’ needs.”
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