TORONTO, May 12, 2020 /CNW/ - Flexiti Financial ("Flexiti" or "the Company"), a leading provider of point-of-sale consumer financing solutions for retailers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Shadi Khatib to the position of Chief Information Officer. In his role as Chief Information Officer, Mr. Khatib will be responsible for leading Flexiti's information technology strategy and delivering upon Flexiti's vision to be an industry leader in innovative payment solutions.
Shadi brings over 20 years of experience in senior executive roles within financial services, providing leadership to companies across a range of lifecycles, from start-up to Fortune 500s. He has led multiple digital transformation initiatives with a focus on delivering best in class customer experience and enabling business growth and innovation. Shadi's most recent position was at goeasy Ltd. (TSE: GSY) where he was their Chief Information Officer.
"As Flexiti continues to grow, we need to be at the forefront of technological innovation and focus on providing an excellent customer experience," said Peter Kalen, Founder and CEO of Flexiti. "We are thrilled to welcome Shadi to our team. His extensive experience within the industry will be integral to driving Flexiti's strategic roadmap and propelling our growth forward."
Flexiti has reimagined point-of-sale (POS) consumer financing to drive sales for retailers in-store and online and is one of Canada's leading providers of flexible payment solutions. Through our award-winning, globally scalable platform, we deliver a financing experience across any internet-enabled device that is customer-centric, simple and intuitive. Without the need to integrate into existing POS systems, retail partners can easily offer the same fast and paperless financing solution across all retail locations and sales channels to increase revenue and build loyalty through repeat purchases. With high approval rates, innovative products and services, flexible promotional offers and a partnership-first approach, Flexiti is helping people improve their lives through flexible financing.
Flexiti's technology platform is recognized as market leading, winning ACT (Advanced Card Technologies) Canada's 2015 Technology Innovation Award for Payments Benefiting Merchants and the 2015 Silver Technology Innovation Award for Canadian Payments Benefiting Consumers. In 2017, Flexiti was recognized in North America as the Leading Emerging Fintech by LendIt. In 2019, Flexiti was named Canada's 11th fastest growing company by the Globe and Mail, ranked 7th in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM program, 40th in Deloitte North America Technology Fast 500TM, and ranked within the Top 50 Fintech Companies in Canada by the Digital Finance Institute. In 2020, Flexiti ranked 29th in The Americas' 500 Fastest Growing Companies by the Financial Times. For more information, visit www.flexiti.com.
SOURCE Flexiti Financial Inc.
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