UK-based Quotevine outdoors Tom Jones as new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Having spent more than two years as Sopra Banking Software’s chief technology officer (CTO), Jones will lead operations for a much smaller player in fintech.
Reporting to CEO Daniel Layne, Jones will oversee Quotevine’s implementation of business strategies and procedures. Quotevine offering is end-to-end finance software for asset, auto and consumer finance companies.The hope is that the addition of Jones will welcome larger customers “in the coming years”, says the roughly 20-person firm.
“Joining Quotevine has re-sparked my belief in innovative software and brilliant products,” says Jones. Before Sopra, Jones was COO of Apak Group – a Sopra Banking Software company.
Quotevine CEO, Daniel Layne, praises Jones’ “great mixture of entrepreneurial skills” and his experience working with Tier 1 organisations.
“As we welcome larger and larger customers in the coming years […] the entire team is conscious of maintaining service for existing customers as we grow,” Layne adds.
With start-up creation and acquisition under his belt, Jones will now look to rapidly grow Quotevine beyond its few heavyweight clients. These include Toyota Financial Services, 1pm plc and Motonovo.