Mitigram, a leading digital platform for trade financing, proudly announces the appointment of Joshua Kroeker as Head of Asia, effective January 8, 2024.
Joshua brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record as a leader in the digital transformation of trade finance. Before joining Mitigram, he was the Chief Product Officer at Contour, a Singapore-based blockchain trade finance network with a focus on transforming traditional trade products such as the letter of credit.
Prior to his role at Contour, Joshua was a leader within HSBC’s global trade finance business both in Canada and Hong Kong. There, he led significant digital transformation initiatives across their business. Most recently, he was the global blockchain lead collaborating with international partners to develop blockchain solutions in trade finance, including Contour.
At Mitigram, Joshua will leverage his deep industry experience and insight to drive the company's strategic expansion in the Asian market. His role will encompass fostering partnerships and enhancing Mitigram's digital capabilities, further solidifying the company's position at the forefront of trade finance innovation.
"Joshua's unique experience, particularly at Contour, equips him with an unparalleled perspective on the challenges and opportunities in digital trade finance," said Malin Bäcklund, interim CEO of Mitigram. "His expertise will be invaluable as we continue to innovate and grow in the dynamic Asian markets."
Joshua commented on his new role: "Mitigram offers exactly what the trade finance needs to progress its digital agenda, and I am honoured to be selected to head and grow their business in Asia. I look forward to leveraging my experiences in both banking and fintech to realise our aligned mission of transforming the global trade finance industry through digital solutions."
Mitigram is a global leader in digital trade financing. Established in 2014, it has transformed the trade finance sector by offering real-time insights into risks, capacities, and pricing across over 100 markets. Mitigram's innovative solutions have facilitated over $100 billion in financing flows, advancing the digitalization of trade finance processes and data. Backed by prominent Nordic institutional investors, Mitigram continues to drive the evolution of global trade finance. Visit mitigram.com for more information.
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