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WorldRemit appoints Tanya Lightbody as Group Chief People Officer

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WorldRemit, the global digital money transfer service appoints Tanya Lightbody as Group Chief People Officer. Tanya joins from Treis Group where she was Group People and Performance Director.

Breon Corcoran, WorldRemit CEO, said: ‘As WorldRemit grows, it’s vital that we continue to invest in talent and leadership that can help us keep up the pace to address our customers’ needs and ensure we continue to grow our business sustainably. I’m confident that Tanya will be a great addition to the team to help us do this’.

Tanya Lightbody said: "I’m delighted to join the WorldRemit Group as it continues to grow - their people are a key part of that journey and I’m excited about supporting the growth and development of talent - existing and new".        

Before Treis, Tanya held senior roles in various privately-owned businesses including Ark (an education management company) and Method Ecover, and also ran her own consultancy.

About WorldRemit

We’re a leading global payments company. We disrupted an industry previously dominated by offline legacy players by taking international money transfers online - making them safer, faster and lower-cost. We currently send from 50 to 130 countries, operate in more than 5,000 money transfer corridors worldwide and employ around 1,200 people globally.

On the sending side WorldRemit is 100% digital (cashless), increasing convenience and enhancing security. For those receiving money, the company offers a wide range of options including bank deposit, cash collection, mobile airtime top-up and mobile money.

Backed by Accel, TCV and Leapfrog – WorldRemit’s headquarters are in London, United Kingdom with regional offices in the United States, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, South Africa, Somaliland, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Belgium.

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Hannah Burke

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