The German challenger bank made the announcement last week on LinkedIn and it was met with great praise.
Subhashini (Su) Simha describes herself as Senior Marketing Leader & Executive with 18+ years of strategy, product management, marketing and sales experience working for Fortune 500, Startups and mid-size Enterprise Software, Transportation, Insurance & Fintech (BFSI), FMCG and IT Consulting/ Services companies.
She has been living across the three continents of Asia, Europe and North America and working for large enterprises like Microsoft and BOMBARDIER.
However, she also has experience from startups like Thru & HelloFreshGO in senior leadership roles in product marketing, strategy and product management.
Su has commented on the announcement: “It gives me immense pleasure to share with all of you about my next adventure with N26 heading up their global product marketing. The stellar growth rate of fintech market and the incredible future potential of N26 (beyond what it has already achieved in the recent years) is well known to many in the industry. And I am honored to have the opportunity to shape its future products and market growth with it’s very capable and wonderful leadership and teams!”
“Thanks to all my colleagues at HelloFreshGO, whom I really enjoyed working with, experiencing a true early stage Berlin startup life. COVID may have disrupted some of our growth plans this year, but I will always stay an HFGO fan and an external evangelist! In the days ahead, I look forward to share with all of you, on more of the exciting things at N26. And, if you don’t have an N26 account, let’s talk. :)”
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