WorldRemit appoints Paul Vogel to its Board as Independent Director

– UK, London –  WorldRemit, the global digital money transfer service, today announced the appointment of Spotify CFO Paul Vogel to its board as Independent Directors and Head of the Audit Committee.

“Paul’s experience at blue-chip financial services institutions, combined with his tenure at Spotify where he built a world-class digital infrastructure that serves 320 million consumers in 92 markets globally, brings important new capabilities to our board”, said CEO, Breon Corcoran. “As an independent director, he will also enhance our governance and audit capabilities.”

About Paul Vogel

At Spotify, Paul oversees the financial affairs including corporate development, FP&A, and treasury. He began his career as an analyst at Morgan Stanley and has since held senior finance positions at leading institutions across multiple industries, most recently Managing Director at Barclays.

“WorldRemit offers an important solution for customers around the world whose digital money transfers are meeting the essential everyday needs of recipients across the globe, especially in the current environment where travel is restricted,” said Paul. “I’m excited to work with the WorldRemit team as it expands operations globally.”

About WorldRemit

WorldRemit is a leading global payments company. We disrupted an industry previously dominated by offline legacy players by taking international money transfers online – making them safer, faster, and lower-cost. We currently send from 50 to 150 countries, operate in 6,500 money transfer corridors worldwide, and employ over 1,100 people globally.

On the sending side, WorldRemit is 100% digital, increasing convenience and enhancing security. For those receiving money, the company offers a wide range of options including bank deposits, cash collection, mobile airtime top-up, and mobile money.

Backed by Accel, TCV, and Leapfrog – WorldRemit’s headquarters are in London, the United Kingdom with regional offices in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, South Africa, Somaliland, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, and Belgium.

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