MONTREAL, September 24, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mako Fintech, a leading fintech platform that automates wealth management workflows, is pleased to announce that it has established a world-class executive team with the additions of three senior leaders to the organization. The refined leadership team comes in response to rapidly increasing client demand.
Sheila Chau, one of Canada’s leading experts in digital transformation for the wealth management industry, has been appointed Vice President of Mako’s Solutions Engineering division, where she will be overseeing the implementations of account opening and investment workflows for all of Mako’s client firms. She joins after a 20-year career in financial services, most recently onboarding major wealth managers and financial institutions onto account opening systems at Broadridge Financial Solutions. Ms. Chau’s track record prior to Broadridge includes major digital transformation implementations at Fidelity Clearing Canada, TD Bank and DundeeWealth (now Scotiabank). Ms. Chau holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Actuarial Science and Statistics from the University of Toronto, as well as the Project Management Professional and Certified Agile Scrum Master certifications.
Shawn Prodgers, an expert in measuring success and optimizing corporate performance, is joining Mako as Vice President of Operations & Finance. He joins after a 15-year career as a management accountant, most recently at Parkland Corporation, where he oversaw the planning and optimization of refined procurement processes and led the business intelligence portfolio of the Supply, Wholesale and Distribution divisions. At Mako, he will be responsible for ensuring Mako’s compliance with international data protection and controls standards, as well as overseeing overall financial and operational procedures. Mr. Prodgers holds a B.Comm in Accounting from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business. He is a CPA, CMA and serves as a Partner with Social Venture Partners Calgary.
Mako is also announcing the appointment of Kevin Victor as Vice President of Sales. In this new role, he will be responsible for establishing Mako Fintech as the leading brand for custom automation solutions in the global wealth management sector. He joins after positions overseeing sales operations and customer solutions at EY-Parthenon, Lightspeed Commerce, and TD Canada Trust. Mr. Victor holds a B.Comm in Accounting from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business, and an MBA from HEC Montreal.
"We’re looking forward to working with Sheila, Shawn and Kevin to bring our clients the world’s best wealth management solutions," said Raphael Bouskila, Founder and CEO of Mako Fintech. "Their experience, energy and raw talent will be incredibly valuable to us in the coming years." Following on Mako’s recently announced corporate financing round led by Desjardins Capital, Mr. Bouskila also noted that "the top executive talent that we’re attracting to our Montreal headquarters cements this city’s reputation as a Canadian Fintech leader."
Concurrently to the announced additions, Mako Fintech also expanded its capabilities with the addition of product and HR leaders to its management team. Mako continues to hire for positions across the company, with roles updated regularly at https://mako.breezy.hr.
To learn more about Mako Fintech and its comprehensive vision for superior client service in wealth management through cloud-based automation, visit https://makofintech.com or follow Mako on its official LinkedIn account: https://www.linkedin.com/company/makofintech/.
About Mako Fintech
Mako Financial Technologies launched a category-redefining platform in 2018 that allows wealth managers to bring client onboarding, renewal, and investment online seamlessly. Every player in the financial industry is experiencing digital transformation in their own way, and Mako uses this principle as its North Star. Mako's mission is to democratize the digitalization of wealth management by providing each firm with a custom automation solution adapted to its unique workflow processes and delivering it at a disruptively lower cost. Mako Fintech is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, and led by a team of finance and technology experts.
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