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Driving the Fintech Revolution: Leathwaite's Role in Shaping Industry Talent

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London, UK -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/18/2023 -- In the dynamic intersection of technology and financial services, Fintech is a key area of innovation and disruption. Leathwaite, with its deep-rooted functional expertise and acute business acumen, is at the forefront of this revolution, adeptly aligning with the changing needs of its clients in the Fintech sector.

As one of the fastest-growing sectors, Fintech is characterised by rapid evolution, increased regulatory scrutiny, and the constant threat from disruptors. This environment necessitates swift, strategic decisions concerning senior leadership in Fintech businesses. Leathwaite excels in this regard, leveraging their comprehensive understanding of the sector to identify and nurture the leadership to steer these organisations towards success.

Evolving Leadership in Payments and Processing

Payment businesses, a crucial component of Fintech, demonstrate the sector's rapid transformation. Leathwaite has been instrumental in working with the world's leading payment companies, guiding them as they refine their leadership teams for future challenges. This involvement underscores Leathwaite's capability to keep pace with, anticipate, and shape the industry's trajectory.

Meeting the Demand for Top-tier Executives

In Fintech, the competition for top-tier executives is fierce, especially in commercial, strategy, technology, product, and general management roles. Leathwaite's partner-led approach ensures that investor-backed and publicly traded companies across the Fintech spectrum are equipped with diverse, high-calibre C-level and specialist senior executives.

Leathwaite's contribution extends beyond traditional Fintech areas like digital lending, banking, and payment processing. They are also pivotal in sourcing leadership for emerging domains such as crypto and digital assets, Insuretech, exchanges, clearing, data, and wealth and asset management. Their comprehensive experience in financial services positions them uniquely to understand and fulfil the intricate demands of these roles.

Championing Diversity in Leadership

Acknowledging the crucial role of diversity in fostering innovation, Leathwaite is committed to sourcing leaders from a broad spectrum of backgrounds. This diversity of thought, skills, and experience is essential in navigating the complexities of the Fintech landscape. From CEO to COO, from CTO to Head of Risk and Compliance, Leathwaite ensures that its Fintech clients are led by individuals who are not just industry experts but also bring varied perspectives to the table.

Leathwaite's strategic involvement in shaping the talent of the Fintech industry is undeniable. Their expertise in sourcing and placing exceptional leaders has made them integral to driving the Fintech revolution. As the sector continues to evolve at a breakneck pace, Leathwaite's role in sculpting its leadership remains more critical than ever.

About Leathwaite
Leathwaite has 25 years' experience partnering with leaders to support executive recruitment of the best, and most diverse, talent. The team has expertise across a broad spectrum of executive recruitment that includes executive search, executive interim and data and insights.

Leathwaite knows the corporate officer and corporate function landscape better than anyone. It has been placing senior functional leaders for more than 20 years working with CEO and Board, Finance, Technology, Human Resources, Legal, risk and compliance, Operations, Marketing and more.

There should be no limits when it comes to executing a top-flight search. That's why Leathwaite takes an industry agnostic approach. Leathwaite will find you the finest corporate officers, no matter the industry whether that's Consumer Markets, Financial Services, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Industrial Markets, Private Equity and Venture Capital, Professional Services, Real Estate or Technology and Telecoms.

Successful executive recruitment requires an extensive network of global connections, something that the firm has been able to cultivate since it was first established in 1999 - locations today including Hong Kong, London, New York, Miami, Singapore, and Toronto.

To find out more information about executive recruitment visit

Leathwaite are specialists in executive search, executive interim, and data & insight services around the world. To find out more information about the different Leathwaite services visit


- For any media enquiries please contact Jasmin Curtiss at Leathwaite – +1 917 710 6304.
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- As the world's leading executive search firm for corporate functions, Leathwaite deliver an interconnected range of talent, business intelligence and advisory services from our strategically placed global offices.

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