30-Jul-2014:

RFi’s new Business & Private Banking research division to be headed up by David Brown, ex Head of Sales and Marketing at East & Partners

Global intelligence firm RFi is delighted to announce two key new additions to its management team.

Due to its continued growth and increased client demand, RFi is focussing its research business on two divisions: Retail Banking and Business & Private Banking.
 
The Business & Private Banking Division is to be led by ex-Head of Sales and Marketing at East & Partners, David Brown. David brings a wealth of expertise to the division to ensure the continued delivery of RFi’s actionable insights, quality research and excellent client service.
 
Alongside David, Natalie Gentle, ex-Director at Catalyst Research and formerly at Westpac Commercial Bank, joins the division as Head of Client Insights. A research and marketing professional with over 15 years’ experience in designing and implementing marketing,communications, research and strategy programs, Natalie is skilful in growing and nurturing businessrelationships with a focus on successful client outcomes.
 
RFi’s Group Managing Director, Charles Green said that their appointment is exciting news for RFi and that their contribution is going to deliver extraordinary additional value both to RFi’s clients and to the business.
 
Mr Green said “We listen very carefully to our clients and due to our continued growth and rapidly expanding client base, we are dividing our research business into two divisions which will allow us to better service clients’ needs with increased specialisation. This will allow us to provide even better outcomes for our clients with greater specialist knowledge and experience and at the same time continue to deliver insightful and actionable recommendations that help our clients with their key business decisions.”

“I am delighted to welcome individuals of Natalie and David’s calibre to the growing RFi team. David’s in-depth knowledge of client services and Natalie’s experience, both client side and agency side, in managing research projects in business and private banking, will be immensely valuable in both helping us better service our clients and helping us achieve our strategic goals for this division.”
 
David said “I am delighted to be joining the dynamic team at RFi. They have a valuable client-focused business with a fantastic culture of excellent client service. I am looking forward to helping them service their clients with actionable insights and helping them to grow.”
 
Natalie said “I am truly passionate about using research to enable clients to realise their goals and excited to be joining a team like RFi.”
 
RFi is a global provider of consumer and business intelligence focusing exclusively on financial services. RFi specialises in data and information gathering, insight generation and strategic decision support for the world’s leading banks. RFi has had an annualised growth rate of 55% year on year since 2007, was listed on BRW Fast Starters in 2010 and 2011 and was listed on BRW Fast 100 in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

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About RFi
RFi is a global provider of customer and business intelligence focusing exclusively on financial services. We specialise in data and information gathering, insight generation and strategic decision support for the world’s leading banks.

Covering 31 key global markets with regional offices in Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Singapore, Sydney and Washington DC, RFi consistently provides clients with tailored advice and independent intelligence relevant to their specific markets and business needs. For more information visit www.rfintelligence.com.