Merchant Growth (the “Company” or “Merchant”), Canada’s fastest and most agile fintech offering small business financing, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Clark to the position of Chief Revenue Officer and Kevin Sandhu to the Company’s Board of Directors effective September 24th, 2020.
Mr. Clark, who has been appointed to the position of Chief Revenue Officer, is a respected advisor in the Fintech/Financial Services industry, and is the founder and former Chair of the Canadian Lenders Association, former Founder and CEO of Lendified, and prior 30 year executive with the Bank of Nova Scotia, holding senior roles in the Investment Banking and Corporate Banking divisions across Canada, the United States, and Europe.
Kevin is a graduate of The Richard Ivey School of Business and is passionate about economic growth and business development in Canada for small businesses.
Commenting on Mr. Clark’s appointment, Merchant Growth President & CEO David Gens said: “Kevin Clark’s experience founding our industry’s association and leading a cutting edge fintech is truly unparalleled. We are thrilled to work with Kevin to take Merchant Growth’s mission to the next level – and to make Canada’s most convenient small business financing products available to more small businesses – particularly during today’s period of unprecedented challenges faced by many.”
Kevin Sandhu has been appointed to Merchant Growth’s Board of Directors. Mr. Sandhu is the Founder and former CEO of Grow Technologies, an enterprise software company empowering leading financial institutions with digital banking solutions (acquired by ATB Financial in 2019). An entrepreneur from a very young age, Kevin founded Grow in 2014, driven by the vision to reinvent banking in Canada using data and technology. Prior to Grow, he had a successful decade-long career on Bay Street, working in investment banking and private equity for firms including RBC Capital Markets and Connor, Clark & Lunn.
Commenting on the appointment, President & CEO David Gens said: “For over a decade since I met Kevin Sandhu, I have considered him to be one of the most intelligent, ambitious and energetic people in my network. I have a tremendous respect for Kevin and his proven track record of thoughtful business strategy and effective execution. I am grateful for Kevin’s involvement and look forward to having him in our boardroom.”
About Merchant Growth:
Merchant Growth is Canada’s fastest and most friendly alternative financier. Merchant’s innovative approach blends thoughtful customer care, complete transparency, and the latest technology to provide fast accessible financing to small businesses in Canada. Basically, we work really hard to make business financing easy to understand, accessible for everyone, and make the whole process quick so small businesses can focus on growth.