* Sabir Shaikh appointed as VP - Business Development to drive expansion in EMEA region
Banking workflow automation platform Signzy, has appointed Sabir Shaikh as Vice President - Business Development (EMEA) to strengthen its leadership team and support the company’s expansion plans in new and developing markets. The announcement follows Signzy’s recent entry into UAE in strategic partnership with Dubai’s Seed Group. The AI startup aims to triple its growth in the region by the end of fiscal 2022.
Shaikh’s appointment will power Signzy to build wider reach and visibility in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), while also educating and empowering businesses in the region to automate back office operations and adopt frictionless on boarding services in a compliant and regulated manner.
As an accomplished marketing veteran with more than two decades of experience in building products and brands in emerging markets, Shaikh will drive the overall strategy, strengthen Signzy’s reach, and accelerate the company’s global business footprint.
Ankit Ratan, Co-founder & CEO, Signzy said, “We are delighted to have Sabir on board as we enter the next exciting chapter and tap into the increasing demand for digital financial infrastructure that improves access, transparency, and speed of delivery in Europe and Middle East. Sabir’s deep knowledge of the region and expertise in strategy development will be instrumental in driving our expansion goals and pursuing growth opportunities.”
Shaikh brings with him extensive industry knowledge, a sharp focus on creating winning business strategies, managing consumer and business-focused operations for blue chip and startup companies.
Sabir Shaikh, Vice President - Business Development (EMEA), Signzy said, “I am thrilled to be a part of Signzy’s mission to revolutionize customer and vendor on boarding for regulated ecosystems. We aspire to make this big in the EMEA region, starting from Gulf Cooperation Council. Signzy has a strong reputation of delivering innovative technological solutions and I am excited to be a part of such a forward thinking team that is accelerating and reshaping the industry not only in India but across the globe. We are determined to emerge as leaders in the region and grow our revenues multi-fold.”
In his most recent role, Shaikh was leading CleverTap’s Business Development in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region where he build the brand from scratch and positioned it among the top three preferred players in the GCC region. He has also worked with Netcore solutions, heading their ‘Transactional Emailing’ business globally.
Signzy is a leading provider of AI-based digitalization and automation solutions to the BFSI industry and counts globally leading banks and NBFCs as its clients. As one of the leading bank workflow automation players, Signzy helps more than 200 institutions make their digital regulatory processes simple, secure and compliant.