Cashwerkz Limited (ASX: CWZ) today announces Craig Swanger has joined its board in line with its strategic focus on leveraging significant growth opportunities. Mr Swanger joins the board effective 1 October 219.
“Craig has impeccable credentials to assist us as we take the business to the next stage. We are very pleased to welcome him to the board and look forward to his contribution to an already stellar team,” said John Nantes, Cashwerkz Executive Chairman.
Mr Swanger is one of the most highly regarded FinTech investment and strategy experts in Australia. He is an adviser to or investor in a portfolio of 12 high growth companies, ranging from very early stage companies such as Care360 to rapidly scaling FinTechs such as the ASX listed Wisr (ASX: WZR) and newly licensed neobank, Xinja Bank.
Craig has worked in investment markets for more than 25 years and is perfectly positioned to help guide Cashwerkz through the next growth phase nationally and internationally. Experience such as his role as Global Head of Macquarie Group's Global Investments unit has given him a wealth of knowledge building businesses in 14 countries across funds management, wealth, insurance and banking.
He now focuses on backing early stage companies, particularly those with an emphasis on using digital technology to transform industries through transparency, consumer empowerment and profit for purpose.
Craig's current portfolio includes Care360 (aged care quality transparency); CIS (data insurance); Longreach Credit (SME lending); Mackeller Capital (funds management); MuviNow (entertainment rewards platform); SuperFierce (financial empowerment); VentureCapital (alternative investments); Wisr (neolender); and Xinja Bank (neobank).