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Sismey-Durrant joins Oblix Capital

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28th May 2019
Mark Sismey-Durrant
"His extensive knowledge, understanding and experience within the industry will be invaluable to the Board"

Oblix Capital has strengthened its senior leadership team with the appointment of Mark Sismey-Durrant as an independent adviser to the Board.

Mark has worked in the industry for over 40 years with previous roles including chief executive of Hampshire Trust Bank, chief executive of Heritable Bank, chief executive of Sun Bank and Board member and strategic marketing director at Sun Life Financial of Canada (UK).

Mark is currently INED and chair of audit committee at Cashplus and a Board member of UK Finance.

Rishi Passi, CEO at Oblix Capital, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Mark to the senior team here at Oblix. His extensive knowledge, understanding and experience within the industry will be invaluable to the Board, at a time where Oblix continues to go from strength to strength. We believe that SMEs are woefully under-served by the big banks, and our vision is to become their lender of choice by providing them with innovative and efficient lending solutions that are designed to meet their needs. I have no doubt that Mark will play an important part in helping us achieve our ambitions.”

Mark Sismey-Durrant added: “I am delighted to be able to help Oblix Capital at this exciting stage of their development. With their unique depth of in-house expertise and experience, and their entrepreneurial approach, the business continues to grow rapidly and I look forward to working closely with the Board to ensure that continues.”

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