Bucharest, 6th September, 2022.
Finqware, the fintech company that puts open banking at work to provide FinqTreasury, the last generation cash management and account reconciliation platform, has hired Radu Pojoga as the company’s Chief Revenue Officer (“CRO”). He will take charge of Finqware’s business development strategy and operations and drive the expansion of the company to new segments and partnerships.
“Finqware is already recognised regionally as the champion of fintech innovation in the open banking space, having a deep tech platform already battle tested in partnership with big bank names in CEE region. The open banking technology is undoubtedly the core layer of digital transformation in financial management of the corporate businesses and I feel very excited to take the opportunity of building and implementing a great international success story. Along with the existing team, we will lead the digitalization revolution for financial departments.” – declared Radu Pojoga, the new CRO of Finqware.
Radu will play a critical role in building and leading the Finqware sales organization, working cross-functionally to develop and drive the end–to–end sales strategy. As CRO, he will define revenue cycles, go-to-market methods, customer value development and expand the company’s sales efforts and team, being responsible for overall FinqTreasury platform revenues.
“Radu has a powerful track record of growing revenues, serving as a dynamic sales leader in the organizations he performed previously. He has the expertise to deliver business development growth for B2B technology propositions and also a great understanding and network in the European financial industry, having previous regional C-level roles in the space.” – said Cosmin Cosma, Co-founder and CEO of Finqware.
“These personal assets are not only critical, but also complement the overall aspirations of Finqware as we are getting more and more equipped to build a world-class leader in the open banking treasury management space. Having Radu as part of our executive leadership team will be a tremendous benefit to Finqware, as well as to our partners and customers.”
Prior to joining Finqware, Radu Pojoga had several C-level business development positions in telecom, financial services and fintech companies. Taking care for 10 years of the MoneyGram business in the region in different roles – as Country Leader for Romania & Bulgaria, Regional Director for SEE or Key Partnership Head for Southern Europe, Radu built a reputation and network that will help his new responsibilities. He earned his Executive MBA from WU – Vienna University of Economics and Business and he is also a graduate of the executive education fintech programme of University of Oxford.
Finqware is a pan-European payment institution solving the complexities of businesses working with multiple banks through its Open Banking infrastructure.
Backed by institutional investors such as Elevator Ventures, Raiffeisen International venture capital arm, and Gapminder, Finqware works for the largest banks in Central and Eastern Europe such as Banca Transilvania, Alpha Bank, CEC Bank and OTP, has a Seal of Excellence from the European Commission and is supported by Microsoft for Startups. It is renowned for being the first technology company to enable Open Banking in real-life production in Croatia and Romania and has already been recognized for its potential to become the CEE open banking leader.