Contis hires specialist changemaker as Chief Strategy Officer
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Andrea Ramoino as Chief Strategy Officer. Andrea joins the executive team with responsibility for corporate strategy and global expansion.
Andrea is an expert product and marketing transformational leader, with over 15 years’ experience across many industries including Fintech, Crypto, AI and SaaS.
This appointment brings added entrepreneurship, creativity and strategic expertise to Contis’ senior leadership. Following 40% increase in revenue and 80% increase in transaction volumes over the past year, it will also align Contis’ continued growth and international ambitions.
Andrea joins Contis from Elliptic, a leader of compliance solutions for the Crypto market, where he spearheaded significant growth as VP of Product. Andrea is also former Senior Director of Global Product Management at Experian. Prior to that, he worked in the data storage industry where he contributed to the turnaround of Xyratex Capital Equipment – then led the post-merger integration of Xyratex PLC into Seagate Technology PLC, two multi-billion dollar businesses.
Andrea brings a wealth of experience in business management at an international level, having run multi-million dollar revenue streams and been actively engaged in large client negotiations across Europe, US and Asia-Pacific. Andrea is also active in the startup world by supporting early-stage businesses as an advisor and mentor with several accelerator programmes.
Andrea Ramoino commented: “I’m very excited to be joining Contis, one of the major players in the European payments market. I can see many opportunities for growth, and look forward to getting stuck in alongside this strong and motivated team which I believe has all the ingredients to succeed.”
Contis Founder and Executive Chairman, Peter Cox, said: “Andrea’s appointment to our executive team shows our desire to lead in the Banking-as-a-Service and Payments sectors, while we continue to deliver profits and provide confidence to current and future clients.
“Andrea brings many proven talents to Contis which, when combined with our dynamic growth ambitions, we are confident will lead to many more industry firsts and interesting announcements over the coming months.
“Contis is recruiting seasoned and ambitious payments talent and welcomes individuals to reach out.”