San Diego (US), Paris (France) – September 20, 2021 – Kyriba, one of the world leaders in treasury, payments and cloud finance solutions announced today the nomination of Philippe Henry as Advisor to the Board of Kyriba to enhance strategic dialogue with key customers.
Philippe Henry is a senior investment banking professional with 35 years’ experience and expertise in asset and acquisition financing, risk management and structuring of debt and equity-based solutions. Until recently, he was the Head of Global Banking for Europe, Middle East and Africa within the Global Banking & Markets division at HSBC. In this role, he played an active role in building extending stakeholder relationships with senior clients, regulators and third parties.
Philippe has been a Member of the Board of HSBC Investment Bank Holdings Ltd and Chairman of the Board of HSBC Factoring as well as a Member of the HSBC Bank plc Executive Committee and Risk Committee. He has a large experience as a board member of several business units and legal entities within the HSBC Group. He is also the Founding Partner of Advisory & Investment firm Dewenson Partners.
“The recent economic and technological changes have strengthened the role of CFOs, accelerated open-banking strategies and opened up new opportunities for value creation based on liquidity and risk management. We are pleased to welcome Philippe Henry at this key moment, to help us strengthen our interactions with Kyriba’s key accounts » said Jean-Luc Robert, Chairman and CEO of Kyriba.
“Convinced that technology, analytics, big data and AI have the potential to transform the financial services industry into a leaner, more customer-centric organization, my goal is to stimulate dialogue between Kyriba and its customers ”, declares Philippe Henry.
About Kyriba Corp.:
Kyriba empowers CFOs, Treasurers, and their IT counterparts to transform how they optimize financial technology solutions, de-risk ERP cloud migration, and activate liquidity as a dynamic, real-time vehicle for growth and value creation. With 2,000 clients worldwide, including 25 percent of Fortune 500 and Eurostoxx 50 companies, Kyriba’s pioneering Connectivity as a Service platform integrates internal applications for treasury, risk, payments and working capital with vital external sources such as banks, ERPs, trading platforms, and market data providers. Kyriba is a secure, scalable SaaS platform that leverages artificial intelligence, automates payments workflows, and enables thousands of multinational corporations and banks to maximize growth opportunities, protect against loss from fraud and financial risk, and reduce operational costs. Kyriba is headquartered in San Diego, with offices in Dubai, Frankfurt, London, Paris, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, Warsaw and other major locations.