New senior staff member hired at TransferGo

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  • Edgardo Savoy, who has experience working for firms such as Paddy Power and who has worked across the globe, will be joining the TransferGo team in London.
  • He will be responsible for leading a team of engineers as well as ensuring that customer experience is emphasised within the tech plans.
  • “The culture of innovation and passion for providing users with a fantastic experience is something I have deep affinity with,” said Savoy in a statement.

Cross-border payments firm TransferGo has announced the hiring of a new chief technical officer.

Edgardo Savoy, who previously worked at firms such as Paddy Power, will take up the role.

Savoy will be based in London, and will be given the task of leading a team of over 60 engineers at the firm.

He has also been given responsibility for ensuring that the firm’s tech plans have a strong emphasis on customer experience.

According to the firm, Savoy has more than 25 years of technology and product experience.

Two of the big household names that he previously worked at are Paddy Power and Lastminute.com.

He has also been involved in work taking place in markets across the globe, including Europe, the UK and South America.

In a statement released via TransferGo, Savoy said that he was “looking forward” to joining the team.

“I can’t think of a more exciting time to join TransferGo,” he said.

“The culture of innovation and passion for providing users with a fantastic experience is something I have deep affinity with.

“I’m looking forward to guiding an incredibly talented engineering and product team to even higher heights as we enter this new phase of growth,” he added.

Daumantas Dvilinskas, who serves as the chief executive officer and co-founder of TransferGo, added that Savoy’s “drive, leadership and ability” would be assets to the firm.

“Edgardo is a great example of the type of individual we look to hire – someone who understands our ethos and the relentless focus we place on improving the lives of our customers,” he said.

“I’ve no doubt that with his drive, leadership and ability to solve complex customer experience challenges through technology innovation, we will exceed expectations and will continue our assault on being the fastest, most reliable, remittance company not just in Europe, but globally,” he added.

In its press statement, TransferGo shared more information about the plans for Savoy’s role.

“With his team, Edgardo will expand TransferGo’s customer offering to ensure anyone arriving in a new country has access to the same benefits as non-migrants,” it explained.

“Based in London, Edgardo will be responsible for leading TransferGo’s team of more than 60 engineers and driving the company’s technology roadmap with a focus on customer experience,” it added.

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