Digital financial services firm 11:FS has announced the appointment of Jo Wright as its new CFO.
Wright is a chartered accountant, who has held executive finance leadership roles in media, technology, fintech and e-commerce firms. She is also a non-executive director and chair of the audit and finance committee at London and Partners.
Prior to joining 11:FS, Wright was the CFO of Nickelodeon UK. She was later interim finance director at fintech firm Thought Machine, and CFO of Auction Technology Group. She also held a number of senior financial positions at Sky.
The London-based group said that Wright will play a “critical role” in its “rapid expansion”, as it plans to scale its US operations and expand internationally.
Wright said: “I’m excited to join 11:FS as it moves into its fourth year and continues its rapid expansion in London, New York and beyond.
“The fintech and financial services market fascinates me, and I’m looking forward to working with the talented executive team that 11:FS has assembled and support them to deliver against the strategic vision for building truly digital financial services.”
David M. Brear, group CEO at 11:FS, said: “I’m delighted Jo has joined 11:FS and cannot wait to see her impact on the firm.
“She brings a wealth of experience in transforming finance functions and ensuring they act as a collaborative business partner.”
He added: “What really impressed me was her approach and attitude to finance that combines data-led insights and strong governance, while also ensuring the entrepreneurial culture we have at the firm can continue to thrive.
“As 11:FS continues to scale, Jo will play a crucial role in our mission to build truly digital financial services globally.”