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Pockit appoints Garreth Griffith as COO

by LLB Reporter
20th Dec 23 5:34 am

Pockit, the UK fintech providing vital financial services to people whose needs aren’t met by the traditional banking system, announced today it has appointed experienced fintech professional Garreth Griffith as its Chief Operating Officer.

Griffith will oversee Pockit’s day-to-day operations and assist in developing and delivering the next phase of Pockit’s growth strategy. He brings a wealth of fintech and payments experience to Pockit’s senior leadership team, having previously worked at global payments and e-commerce firms such as Amazon, PayPal and eBay with roles covering marketing, risk management and customer experience.

Before joining Pockit, Griffith served as COO at fintech mortgage broker and home-buying service Habito, where he led the company’s customer operations, legal, financial, risk & compliance functions. He also sits on the board of Get Safe Online, an information source covering online safety and information security.

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The appointment comes during a period of growth for Pockit as the company seeks to grow its customer base from current levels of roughly 900,000 individuals in the UK, and as the firm expands its product range with new services such as Income Advance and more developed credit products.

Virraj Jatania, CEO and co-founder of Pockit, said: “Garreth brings a wealth of experience to the team and has a superb track record in delivering on the strategies and services of some of the biggest fintech and payments players in the market. This is an exciting time for Pockit as we look to broaden our service offering and grow the business to help even more people access vital financial services.”

Garreth Griffith, Pockit COO, said: “I’m very excited to be joining Pockit at such a positive time for the business when it is growing quickly and expanding its range of financial services for those not served by the banking sector. Pockit has a crucially important role to play in furthering financial inclusion and supporting those trying to build their financial resilience.”

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