Change the bank or change the leadership

Chris Skinner

I’m likely to be blogging about leadership all this week, as that was the theme du jour of our Nordic Finance Innovation meetings in Copenhagen and Oslo last week. Saxo Bank, DNB, Danske Bank, Nordea and more were discussing the challenges of digital transformation and the leadership challenge, and I’ve … The post Change the bank or change the leadership appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

What does your leadership look like?

Chris Skinner

So, boot on … The post What does your leadership look like? I’m sure some people see me walk into a room and go oh no, not him. I have a position, and it’s not popular with everyone. But I don’t care. On my LinkedIn profile, I describe myself as a troublemaker, and no issue, I’m sticking with that. appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Digital Bank Future Grid

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Rebeca Romero Rainey: Leadership is about teamwork

Independent Banker

“Well-executed leadership is less about marching to your own beat and more about creating a well-choreographed team play.”. That approach doesn’t line up at all with the reality of true leadership.

The chasm between banks with digital leadership and those without

Chris Skinner

It’s only five minutes and think it’s probably worth the viewing as people are picking up on various comments I made, such as: “The leadership team has to be completely committed to … The post The chasm between banks with digital leadership and those without appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. During #Money2020Europe Tink, the Swedish challenger bank, interviewed me on my opinions about all things finance and technology.

Nike Restructures Corporate Leadership In Digital Push

PYMNTS

Nike announced several changes to its senior leadership Wednesday (July 22) as it looks to accelerate digital business and simplify consumer experiences with its Consumer Direct Acceleration (CDA) strategy, according to a press release. “We

Banks’ leadership teams are fatally flawed

Chris Skinner

Though boards of banks in the United States and the United Kingdom have higher percentages of directors with professional … The post Banks’ leadership teams are fatally flawed appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. I was chairing a conference with various speakers, when Gartner Group stood up and talked about their annual bank survey. They found that of the senior bankers surveyed, 76% don’t believe that digitalisation will affect their business model.

Digital Banking Veterans Join i2c Leadership Team

PYMNTS

is rounding out its leadership team to include four payments industry veterans, the company said in a press release on Wednesday (Sept. She formerly held executive leadership positions at Visa Inc. She has held executive leadership positions at both Visa Inc. Heading up i2c’s global marketing team is Waters, who comes from executive leadership positions held at Fiserv, Visa Inc. He has held leadership positions at Visa, Socure, Best Buy, Mastercard and HNC/FICO.

Synchrony CEO Keane Steps Down Amid Leadership Transition

PYMNTS

Consumer financial services firm Synchrony has announced several leadership changes as CEO Margaret Keane migrates from her role to executive chair of the board of directors. He added that the company would not be what it is today had it not been for her leadership. .

Taking the Reins of Leadership

Finer Points

Community Banker University Community Banks Grassroots Leadership“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” General Colin Powell Good leaders aren’t born, they’re forged. They are inspired, shaped and mentored. They are indebted to the individuals who have coached them through both obstacles and successes, and they are obliged to pay that […].

Why Dwolla’s next pivot will include new leadership

Payments Source

As well-funded rivals pounce, Dwolla founder and CEO Ben Milne is looking for new leadership and a new strategy. Fintech Digital payments Dwolla Plaid Technologies Visa

Leadership Lessons

Independent Banker

ICBA convention keynote speaker Carly Fiorina, a former Hewlett-Packard chief, shares her perspective on business innovation and leadership. Fiorina: When I first arrived at H-P, I thought the most important thing we should do together as a leadership team was to determine what our assets were and determine what our ambitions should be. And so we went about it—the leadership team, the top 50 people in the company—surveying everything the company was doing, all of the assets we had.

Five Ways Women are Delivering on the Leadership Promise

Payments Source

Diversity and equality Women in Leadership Leaders Gender EqualityIt’s been proven time and again that women look at problems differently than male counterparts. It’s part of what makes balanced teams critical to the success of any organization.

The I Believe Leadership Series

MerhantsBanks

What if you could learn more about yourself, and immediately begin to enhance your leadership skills? The Merchants Bank “I Believe Leadership Series” is an annual, home-grown leadership development training program that does just that for […].

Expedia Leadership Changes Show Power Of Travel Industry Disruption

PYMNTS

Barry Diller, chairman of the board, and Peter Kern, vice chairman and director, will oversee the company’s executive leadership team. Innovation Airbnb bookings Editors' Picks Expedia Google hospitality Leadership News personnel sharing economy Tourism travel

SAP Headed For Leadership Shakeup As CEO Exits

PYMNTS

In another statement, McDermott pointed to the company’s “exciting new chapter” with this leadership change, adding that he would “lay the foundation” for Morgan and Klein to take the reins in 2020. B2B Payments B2B CEO ERP Leadership News personnel SAP What's Hot In B2BBill McDermott, the chief executive officer of SAP, is stepping down. SAP announced his resignation in a blog post late last week, noting that McDermott has chosen not to renew his contract with the company.

Banks are failing digital due to legacy and leadership (Harvard research)

Chris Skinner

It is the result of research conducted by the Harvard Business Review with the Genpact Research Institute, looking at the impact of dgitilaisation in finance, and confirms something I have been … The post Banks are failing digital due to legacy and leadership (Harvard research) appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Just found an interesting document from Harvard Business Review with the title: How financial services views the digital agenda.

Leadership: In My Own Words

Jeff For Banks

With all of the scholarship on leadership, what could I add to the conversation? And if we reflect on the decline of our industry, an honest in-the-mirror assessment of bank leadership merits discussion. As with any general statement on leadership traits, there are exceptions. When the Navy trained me on leadership, an early lesson was that before becoming a great leader, a sailor must be a great follower. What are your thoughts on leadership in financial services?

I Believe Leadership Series Class of 2020-2021

MerhantsBanks

Meet the I Believe Leadership Series Class of 2020-2021. Ericka Austad, Credit Administration Representative, Winona Rachel Bartelson, Audit Compliance Specialist, Winona Karley Brink, Personal Banker, St. Charles Jeff Carter, Commercial Banker, Hastings Alyssa Frascht, Personal Banker, Cottage Grove Laura Greseth, Credit Analyst Manager, Winona Tammy Johnson, Treasury Management Sales Officer, Winona Heidi McCormick, Lead Teller, […]. Current News

Expedia Leadership Shakeup Shows Power Of Travel Industry Disruption

PYMNTS

Barry Diller, chairman of the board, and Peter Kern, vice chairman and director, will oversee the company’s executive leadership team. Innovation Airbnb bookings Editors' Picks Expedia Google hospitality Leadership News personnel sharing economy Tourism travel

JPMorgan adds consumer bank CEO Duckett to leadership team

American Banker

JPMorgan Chase added a half dozen executives, including Thasunda Brown Duckett, to its operating committee in the biggest expansion of its top leadership group in years.

Mastercard promises to increase Black leadership by 50% by 2025

Payments Source

vowed to improve the diversity of its leadership ranks, saying it plans to increase the number of Black leaders at the vice president level and above by 50% by 2025. Mastercard Inc. Diversity and equality Mastercard Recruiting

Safety First: How to Handle Supplier Banking Data

ATM Marketplace

She shares with ATM Marketplace her insight and more than 30 years of leadership in banking how to safely handle customer data Angela Anastasakis is the senior vice president of operations and customer success for Nvoicepay, a FLEETCOR Company.

Supreme Court strikes down CFPB leadership structure

American Banker

In a split 5-4 decision, the justices gave presidents new power to remove the agency's head at will. The ruling could have far-reaching implications for other regulators with single directors. Court cases Kathy Kraninger Dodd-Frank CFPB Regulatory reform SCOTUS

Study Affirms Community Banks’ Small-Biz Leadership

Finer Points

It’s something ICBA and the community banking industry say all the time: community banks are the nation’s leading small-business lenders. And the numbers back it up. While community banks make up less than 20 percent of the banking system’s assets, they dole out more than half of its small-business loans. Still, some small businesses continue […]. Community Banks Credit Unions Economy Regulation Regulatory Relief Small Business Small Business Lending

Chase builds out digital and product leadership team, Citi hires new compliance chief

BankInovation

This month saw investment in digital leadership and compliance, as C-suite positions were filled with new faces at JPMorgan Chase, Citi and Independent Financial, as well as at MoneyGram and Fiserv.

Yum Takes Hit From Grubhub And Names New Digital Leadership

PYMNTS

It also announced new leadership, and a new hire who will oversee the brand’s ongoing digital and mobile push. Earnings Editors' Picks grubhub kfc Leadership News personnel Pizza Hut Q3 Yum! Ties to Grubhub drove down investor confidence in Yum! Brands on Wednesday (Oct. 30) even as the quick-service restaurant (QSR) operator — which runs the Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and KFC brands — touted its expansions in digital and mobile services.

CFPB announces senior leadership changes

CFPB Monitor

The CFPB has announced the following senior leadership changes: Stacy Canan will serve as the CFPB’s Assistant Director for the Office for Older Americans. CFPB People CFPB leadershipBarbara S. Mishkin. Canan had been serving as the deputy assistant director for the Office for Older Americans since joining the Bureau in November 2012. Before joining the CFPB, Ms.

Walmart Amazon Whole Paycheck Tracker: Logistics Upgrades, New Leadership

PYMNTS

New Leadership Watch: Walmart Names New U.S. Walmart has announced a change of leadership at the top of its U.S. Together with the team, we will build on the progress under Greg’s leadership and continue to make Walmart an even better place to work and shop. Walmart Amazon whole paycheck Amazon amazon go Apple TV Consumer Spending ecommerce Go Global Retail Leadership logistics ModCloth News personnel Retail walmart walmart amazon whole paycheck

7 highlights from the Women in Payments Leadership Exchange

Payments Source

The Women in Payments Leadership Exchange is a platform for prominent female executives to share not only their expertise and advice for their peers, but also to share the defining moments in their own careers. Women in Payments Payment processing Digital payments

Lessons in Leadership From Queens Of The Wild

BankBazaar

Here are some leadership lessons from nature’s queens! As we welcome this wonderful transformation of a liberated and empowered society, we also have a lot to learn from other species that live in the wild who, from day one, have embraced and nurtured matriarchal leadership.

Apple Overhauls Leadership Ranks To Move Beyond iPhone

PYMNTS

In an attempt to lower its reliance on the iPhone, Apple is overhauling its leadership ranks and changing its priorities so that it is focused more on services, artificial intelligence, hardware and retail, reported The Wall Street Journal. According to the paper, the changes have been afoot since 2018, and include bringing on new high-profile hires , promoting others and letting go of some.

I Believe Leadership Series Class of 2019-2020

MerhantsBanks

Meet the I Believe Leadership Series Class of 2019-2020.

Ingenico shakes up leadership with new CEO

Payments Source

France-based Ingenico has named a new CEO a month after receiving an unsolicited takeover bid, signaling a strategy shift in the face of increasing pressure on the last of the independent payment terminal hardware giants. Point-of-sale M&A Ingenico France

Meet the I Believe Leadership Series Class of 2021-2022

MerhantsBanks

Banks need to change their bonus structures (to include technological leadership)

Chris Skinner

The team … The post Banks need to change their bonus structures (to include technological leadership) appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. I had an interesting conversation with one banker this week. They work for a bank that is interested in blockchain use cases (aren’t we all) and have been tasked to create a proof of concept. All well and good. Then the challenge kicked in. Who wants to work on the proof of concept?