Contemi appoints new Group CEO and Executive Chair
Contemi Solutions, a global financial services technology major, announces Daniel Thafvelin as the new Chief Executive Officer and Martin Frick as Executive Chair.
Contemi Solutions, a Singapore headquartered tech major with more than 60 global clients in the financial services and insurance industry, announced that Daniel Thafvelin has been appointed new CEO of the Contemi Group. An experienced business leader, Daniel will succeed Alexander Krefft and assume responsibilities with immediate effect. Alexander who has been acting CEO for the past two and half years, will retain his role as a non-executive director at Singapore-based PE firm Triple P Capital that is a majority shareholder at Contemi.
Daniel has over 15 years of broad and extensive experience in the software and services industry, having grown into more and more senior positions in companies like Storebrand, Software Innovation, Tieto and Cxense. Daniel has been responsible for establishing and growing new subscription services, implementing large projects, building organisational capabilities, and for overall business delivery in both management, executive, and board roles.
Commenting on the appointment, Alexander Krefft, outgoing CEO for Contemi Solutions, said “I am thrilled to see Daniel assume his new role as CEO. Daniel has been instrumental in taking Seamless.insure, Contemi’s insurance vertical to market with great success, and it gives me great pleasure to see him rise to Contemi’s CEO role.”
Daniel holds a master’s degree in Political Economy from The University on Manchester, with a specialisation in Finance & Business. On his appointment Daniel said “I am excited to take on newer responsibilities. We have done major investments and improvements over the years, have seen positive results based on this, and we have high ambitions for continued growth of our clients and employees. For Contemi clients, these changes mean an even closer focus on productising the Contemi offerings. This will benefit all clients in the form of more immediate and efficient access to new market developments and trends, while sharing the related investment with others.”
In the same announcement Martin Frick was appointed the Executive Chair at Contemi. Martin has over 30 years of experience in banking and banking technology, including top leadership position at Temenos, Avaloq, Raiffeisen Bank and UBS. In addition to his directorship with Contemi, Martin is the founder and CEO of Amsantix, that enables FinTech companies to grow their footprint in Asia Pacific.
“Contemi is taking the next step in its continued transition into a SaaS based product company and will put a very strong focus on strategic growth and customer success as a next step in our journey. Supporting this transition and coaching the new ambitious CEO Daniel, is very exciting and playing to my experience and strengths”, said Martin after his appointment.