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Fenergo Bolsters Executive Leadership with Three Strategic Hires to Accelerate Global Market Expansion

Continuing its next stage of growth, Fenergo taps executives from eBay, ION and Finastra

Dublin – Miami – April 25th, 2023 – Fenergo, the leading provider of digital solutions for Know Your Customer (KYC), Transaction Monitoring and Client Lifecycle Management (CLM), today announced the appointment of three key C-suite executives who will play a pivotal role in helping to drive the company’s global expansion and SaaS strategy. Stephanie White joins from eBay as Chief People Officer (CPO), Chris Zingo from Finastra as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) and Conor Clinch from ION as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). 

Working with some of the world’s largest financial institutions, Fenergo provides best-in-class SaaS solutions that streamline processes for complex know your customer (KYC), anti-money-laundering (AML) and regulatory compliance across regions and sectors. With the appointment of the new leaders, Fenergo emphasizes its continued investment in accelerating the expansion of its suite of SaaS solutions that, ultimately, enable financial institutions to drive growth amid evolving economic and geopolitical turbulence.

Stephanie White, Chief People Officer
Stephanie White brings significant experience in transformational change, organisational development, and talent strategies. White is experienced in connecting the People Agenda to Business outcomes within large US tech companies, including PayPal and eBay. During her time at eBay, White led many people functions globally, including talent acquisition, development and talent planning, HR shared services,  as well as providing strategic business partner support to eBay’s global workforce.    

As Fenergo’s CPO, White will lead a global team to deliver a people-first strategy that aims to ensure the company will attract and retain the best talent to enable continued growth.   

Chris Zingo, Chief Revenue Officer
With more than two decades of experience in driving growth across fintech industries, Chris Zingo brings deep experience in transforming go-to-market (GTM) operations and steering firms through growth stages from start-up to private equity through to exit. Before joining Fenergo, Chris spearheaded the merger of Misys and D&H and the subsequent rebrand to Finastra, where he held the role of CRO. Prior to this, Chris held senior roles at Calypso Technology, SuperDerivatives and Thomson Reuters. 

At Fenergo, Zingo has hit the ground running, quickly establishing and opening the company’s new Miami, Florida, office. Chris’ focus is on accelerating Fenergo’s global GTM transformation and defining the strategy, target operating model, and ability to expand routes to markets, to further differentiate Fenergo’s SaaS offering. 

Conor Clinch, Chief Financial Officer

Conor Clinch brings over 15 years’ experience as a senior finance leader in high growth tech companies. Clinch spent his early career at PwC before joining ION, a global fintech leader headquartered in Dublin. At ION, he held various roles, including Global Head of Sales Operations and Group CFO in a period driven by both organic growth and acquisitions. During that time, he worked closely with the founder, management, and private equity investors to build strong teams, processes, and systems. 

As Fenergo’s CFO, Clinch will contribute to the development of company strategy, as well as provide strategic financial guidance to ensure that the firm is able to achieve and exceed its ambitious targets and business goals. 

Marc Murphy, Fenergo’s Chief Executive Officer, commented: “To fulfil the growing demand for our solutions by leading financial institutions around the world, Fenergo is entering a critical stage of growth. We know that meeting our ambitious goals starts with our people. Stephanie, Conor and Chris are incredibly talented individuals who are very accomplished in their respective areas of expertise. Attracting such strong talent to our business emphasizes our company’s achievements to date, and I’m confident that the combined power of these new team members will have a significant impact on Fenergo’s future successes.”