Experienced Investment Banker and Capital Markets leader to steer transformational change and business strategy
Chennai (India), 10 July, 2018 : Intellect Design Arena Ltd, a specialist in applying true Digital Technologies and a global leader in Financial Technology across Banking and Insurance, announced today the appointment of Janet Thomas, former Managing Director of Infinity Capital Partners and Founder & CEO of TouchFX, as Chief Executive Officer for its Capital Markets line of business.
Janet has over 20 years of banking experience having spent the lionshare of her career in this domain. She brings with her invaluable experience in running Global FX business for leading banks across the globe.
In her previous stint, Janet worked with Infinity Capital Partners as the Managing Director and was responsible for creating its global financial regulation technology to promote cost transparency for the investment management industry. She has held the positions of Head of EMEA in Prime Brokerage at Bank of America, Head of Product and Marketing of the Global FX Prime business at Citigroup and held a number of management positions across Equities, Fixed Income and Currencies in Capital Markets at ABN Amro. She is a member of the Panel of Experts of the Hague-based Panel of Recognized International Market Experts in Finance.
Janet holds a BA (Hons.) in Humanities and a MBA degree from Cass Business School in the City of London, United Kingdom. She has strong domain experience in capital market products such as OTC derivatives etc.
Arun Jain, Chairman and Managing Director, Intellect Design Arena, said, “I am delighted to have Janet come on board and believe that her expertise, network, knowledge and experience will further accelerate Intellect’s position as a Global FinTech major.”
Arun further added, “After successful iGTB, iGCB and Insurance business, Intellect is building go to market plans for its rich repertoire of Capital market product. The focus is to take our high performing Digital Treasury and Capital Alpha products to the European markets and having Janet Thomas onboard after extensive search as the CEO of Capital Markets comes at the perfect time. I am confident Janet will lead the business forward to capitalise on the many opportunities coming our way.”
Intellect Digital Treasury designed on principles of Digital 360 i.e. integrating over 25 asset classes in one framework and STP Digital Plane (front office, mid office and back office technology together) can drive exponential operational gains along with mitigating risks. It has in-built Liquidity management, limits management and auto recon systems to support Digital 360 Architecture. Digital Treasury is working live with Citi bank in over 35 countries and Reserve Bank of India.
Capital Alpha, the most comprehensive ERP for brokerage firms using STP Digital plane technology positioned for Speed, leverage, intelligence and Risk management together. It has extensive custody built in with strong Customer relationship management systems. It also has AI and Machine learning based engine to drive predictable sentiments. Capital Treasury has gone live with more than15 customer.
About Intellect Design Arena Limited
Intellect Design Arena Ltd, a specialist in applying true digital technologies, is the world’s first full spectrum Banking and Insurance technology products company, across Global Consumer Banking (iGCB), Central Banking, Global Transaction Banking (iGTB), Risk, Treasury and Markets (iRTM), and Insurance (Intellect SEEC). With over 25 years of deep domain expertise, Intellect is the brand that progressive financial institutions rely on for digital transformation initiatives.
Intellect pioneered Design Thinking for cutting-edge products and solutions for Banking and Insurance, with design being the company’s key differentiator in enabling digital transformation. FinTech 8012, the world’s first design center for Financial Technology, reflects Intellect’s commitment to continuous and impactful innovation to address the growing need for digital transformation. Intellect generates annual revenues of more than USD 169 million, serving more than 200 customers through offices in 40+ countries and with a diverse workforce of more than 4,000 solution architects, domain and technology experts in major global financial hubs around the world. For further information on the organization and its solutions, please visit intellectdesign.com.