Limepay staffs up

  • By AB+F Editorial

The buy now, pay later fintech has made seven senior hires as it plans to scale up its business and prepare for an IPO. 

The newly hired leadership team has been “hand-picked” to provide a solid foundation of talent to implement Limepay’s pre-IPO strategy, according to co-founder and CEO, Tim Dwyer.

“We are deploying a portion of the roughly $30 million we have raised within twelve months to build a seriously high-powered team with a long track record of scaling finance and tech companies,” Dwyer said. 

“With these new additions, we are extremely confident about the team we have driving our pathway to a potential ASX listing.” 

Former Oz Forex CFO and Deloitte executive Mark Ledsham will take on the job as chief financial officer, and will help the business with its planned IPO 
Former Yahoo managing director Willie Pang will join the board as an independent non-executive director.

Limepay has also hired Katie Johnston as general counsel and company secretary and has previously worked at King & Wood Mallesons. 

Former Zip Co executive Claire Alexander, will take on the job as head of people and culture and former PayPal and Westpac marketing executive Jessica Turnbull will being as head of marketing, and former Westpac, NAB, and Amex partnerships and product expert Eric Tsang will join the business as head of partnerships.  
The hires will join Andy Britz, who began as chief technology 0fficer at the end of 2020.
Limepay now has over 100 retailers signed onto its platform, including Accor, EB Games, Domain and Puma.