Uome hires Kent Vorland as chief commercial officer

Source: Uome

Uome the platform that empowers the self-employed community to run their businesses from their mobile phone is pleased to announce it has appointed Kent Vorland as Chief Commercial Officer.

Kent joined the team at the beginning of January 2023 and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Uome. Kent has an accomplished career spanning two decades and multiple countries, he was formerly the CEO of SimplyPayMe and helped to power the brand into becoming one of the most disruptive mobile payment technologies providers out there.

Kent has held senior positions at UBINU and Envirotech Norway and was previously a non-executive director for Findexable. Whilst Kent is now firmly established within the payments field, he began his working life in the Norwegian Air Force before moving on to study economics in the US. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with high honours and forged a career on Wall Street. Looking for greater challenge he moved to London, where he began working with startups and SMEs before finding his niche in the global payments infrastructure.

Jason Halstead, CEO & founder of Uome commented:
“We are delighted to welcome Kent to the Uome team. Kent has a successful track record in digital innovation particularly in the payment field and brings his valuable insights and experience to Uome. He’s a great addition to the team and I look forward to working with him to help Uome expand globally.”

Kent Vorland, Chief Commercial Officer of Uome said:
I’m excited and welcome the opportunity to work with Uome a cutting edge, innovative user driven fintech startup. I look forward to working with the team to help to drive the brand forward and establish Uome as a formidable contender in the market.”

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