OpenPayd is pleased to announce that Ozan Ozkural will be joining as an advisor and Non-Executive Director to the Board. Mr. Ozkural brings extensive experience in global financial services and banking. He will be assisting the OpenPayd management team in accelerating the growth of OpenPayd.
Mr. Ozkural brings with him a 20-year track record, which includes over $50bn of investment banking transaction experience, significant presence within various key geographies and across a wide range of sectors. Mr. Ozkural has held senior positions in the Russian Bank VTB Capital and Merrill Lynch where he worked extensively with financial services businesses. These range from major global banks to consumer lending firms where Mr. Ozkural has acted as an investor as well as an advisor to their boards in helping them arrange major global financing deals.
Mr. Ozkural is currently the Managing Partner of Tanto Capital Partners, a boutique merchant bank based out of London, and is also a three-term member of the Brookings Institution Foreign Policy Leadership Council.
“As we expand the dialogue with institutional investors to accelerate our growth, I am delighted to welcome Mr. Ozkural to the team.” says Iana Dimitrova, CEO of OpenPayd.
“The Fintech sector is on the verge of moving in to a period of significant global expansion, and I am delighted to join OpenPayd, one of the leading players in the market and look forward to contributing to the future success of this world class enterprise made up of some of the best talent in the field “ adds Mr. Ozkural.