Standard Chartered has appointed Marnix Zwart as its retail banking division’s global head of partnerships. Marnix, based in Singapore, will report to Aalishaan Zaidi, global head of client experience, channels and digital banking.
Marnix joins the bank from GoBear, a company that he co-founded and is now one of Asia’s largest financial comparison sites. Most recently he was GoBear’s chief commercial officer. Before working at GoBear, he was co-founder of and chief product officer at Kroodle in the Netherlands.
“[Marnix’s] expertise and leadership in using technology to turn strategy into reality will help drive the cornerstone of our partnerships agenda,” notes Zaidi. “He will work closely with our market teams to evaluate new partner opportunities that help us grow clients and deliver new propositions to create digital experiences that our clients will love.”