Instimatch Global, a digital network for institutional money market lending, announced on Tuesday that it has added former wealth management executive Lamine Brahimi to its Board of Directors.
Brahimi joins the company with more than a decade of experience in the financial and technology industries. He is the Co-Founder and Managing partner of the digital asset platform for trading and investing, Taurus Group SA.
Throughout his career, Brahimi has held a number of management roles. Based in Switzerland, he is also the founding member of the Swiss Fintech Innovations association. The association’s mission is to maintain and promote a positive environment in Switzerland and abroad for the Swiss financial center.
Before joining Instimatch, Brahimi worked at Lombard Odier’s wealth management unit. He joined the company in 2011 as Chief of Staff and Senior Partner. He was then promoted to Chief Digital Officer and Deputy-COO of private banking in 2015.
In this role, he was the head of digitization and innovation for the firm’s Swiss, European and Asian platforms. He was also responsible for the overall digital strategy definition and implementation. At the same time, between 2014 up until he left the company this year, he was the Secretary of the firm’s Board of Directors.
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Not only is his career experience extensive, but he also has a number of educational qualifications. Brahimi is a CFA charterholder, and he received his Master of Business Administration from INSEAD in 2008. In 2002, he completed his Master Thesis in the Computer Sciences Department at IBM Research in Zurich.
Finally, between 1997 to 2002 Brahimi studied at the Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) where he graduated with a Master of Science in Communication Systems engineering.
Brahimi to aid Instimatch in its ambitious growth strategy
Commenting on the appointment of Brahimi, Daniel Sandmeier, the CEO of Instimatch Global said: “Lamine brings a rare combination of wealth management and technology expertise.
“His advice will prove a valuable asset in growing our digital network across Europe. We have ambitious growth plans over the next 12 months and a board with significant experience scaling financial technology businesses in institutional markets to achieve these goals.”
Brahimi also added: “the adoption of new technology in money markets that will significantly improve efficiency and allow counterparties to better manage risk, is still in its infancy.”
“Instimatch has already built traction and is growing both trading volumes and the number of banks, corporates and asset managers using the platform. I look forward to working closely with the board and wider Instimatch team.”