Moneycorp Makes Trifecta of New Hires from Barclays

Moneycorp has brought in Richard Braham, Bill Wrest and Kirsty Garner in an effort to grow its international payments business.

Moneycorp, a foreign exchange (FX) and international payments provider, has appointed three new senior members to its team in its Global Payments division, according to a Moneycorp statement.

In particular, Moneycorp has brought in Richard Braham as its Senior Relationship Manager, Bill Wrest as its Head of Innovation, and Kirsty Garner as its newest Marketing and Innovation Manager. The appointments came on the back end of a robust Q1 growth interval for Moneycorp, having witnessed a 49% YoY ascension in its international payments business. The three new candidates all maintain ties to Barclays Corporate.

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Mr. Braham joins Moneycorp as its newest Senior Relationship Manager, having most recently worked as the Head of UK Insurance at Barclays Corporate banking, part of a thirteen-year banking career. In his new role at Moneycorp, he will be tasked with providing corporate clients with a solution-driven approach to the group’s product suite.

Alternatively, Ms. Garner has also landed at Moneycorp from Barclays, having served as its Vice President of Business Innovation. As the group’s Marketing and Innovation Manager, she will help oversee and fuel Moneycorp’s corporate marketing function.

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Finally, Mr. Wrest joins Moneycorp with over thirty-five years of experience in financial services – this includes stops at Bank of America and Barclays Corporate. At Moneycorp, Bill will serve as the primary architect of the group’s innovation strategy.

According to Mark Horgan, CEO of Moneycorp, in a recent statement on the appointment, “This team is a game changer for Moneycorp and part of our continued investment in people and technology. The team’s expertise will further strengthen our Global Payments division as we grow the business and reinforce moneycorp’s position as a leader in its field.”

“Our international payments business is Moneycorp’s fastest growing division, and we will continue to invest as the business goes from strength to strength, cementing its proposition to internationally trading businesses,” Mr. Horgan added.

Moneycorp is a UK-based company offering a number of FX services to individual and corporate customers. The group maintains an international sphere of influence and provides bulk foreign notes and travel money services via a number of entities and organizations.

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