iGTB Welcomes Dave Revell ICD.D, Former EVP and Global CIO of CIBC, to its Growth Advisory Board

iGTB Welcomes Dave Revell ICD.D, Former EVP and Global CIO of CIBC, to its Growth Advisory Board

World-leading senior banker with stellar pedigree and experience will join Intellect Global Transaction Banking to help guide the #1 transaction banking fintech to further growth.

London, 11th February, 2021: Intellect Global Transaction Banking (iGTB), the transaction banking specialist from Intellect Design Arena Limited, ranked #1 in the world for Transaction Banking by IBS Intelligence, today announced that Dave Revell is joining as Senior Strategic Advisor on its Growth Advisory Board.

Mr. Revell is an experienced Board Director and Senior Executive with 35 years of experience in the Financial Services, Telecommunications and Information Technology sectors. Most recently Dave was EVP and Global Chief Information Officer for CIBC. Prior to joining CIBC, Dave was SVP at BMO Financial Group and prior to that, Rogers Communications. Dave started his career at IBM Canada where he held various technical, corporate sales and consulting roles.

Mr. Revell said, “I’ve had a great relationship with Intellect Global Transaction Banking for more than 12 years across two different Canadian Banks, where I served as Head of Technology. As a client, they were a trusted partner who I knew I could count on to deliver high quality, operationally excellent solutions and to always put the needs of the client first. I’m looking forward to continuing my relationship with Intellect and iGTB and to help the company achieve even greater success as a member of its Growth Advisory Board.”

Mr. Revell is a graduate of the University of Waterloo and holds a degree in Electrical Engineering and Management Science. He has completed Executive Leadership programs at the Kellogg School of Management, Babson College, Schulich School of Business and the Rotman School of Management where he earned an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

He is also past President of the University of Waterloo Alumni Association and has served on numerous Advisory Committees including for Salesforce.com, Bell Canada, IBM Canada and DXC. Dave is a member of the Governing Body of the Evanta CIO Executive Summit and a Conference Chair for the Toronto CIO Summit.  At CIBC he chaired the United Way campaign for technology &operations and was a champion of diversity and Inclusion as the Executive Sponsor for MARC (Men Advocating Real Change).

Dave is an accredited Angel Investor and a member of the Golden Triangle Angelnet. He is currently a Director of Fiix Software, a Cloud based Maintenance and Asset Management Software Company, Zafin, a leading SaaS Product and Pricing platform for Banking, and Brane Capital, a leading Digital Asset Custody Company. Manish

Mr. Manish Maakan, CEO, iGTB, commented “I am delighted to welcome Dave Revell on board. He has unparalleled knowledge of the industry and vast experience growing companies and supporting other organisations. Having worked closely with him previously on mission-critical payment solutions delivered to time in true partnership, he understands more than most how we support the world’s best corporate banks. I am sure he will challenge us to push ourselves even further in innovation, customer service and bringing consumerization of transaction banking to corporate treasurers everywhere.

About Intellect Design Arena Limited

Intellect Design Arena Ltd. has the world’s largest cloud-native, API led microservices-based multi-product FinTech platform for the Global leaders in Banking, Insurance and Capital Markets. It offers a full spectrum of banking and insurance technology products through its four lines of businesses – Global Consumer Banking, Global Transaction Banking (iGTB), Risk, Treasury and Markets, and Insurance. With over 25 years of deep domain expertise, Intellect is the brand that progressive financial institutions rely on for their digital transformation initiatives.

Intellect pioneered Design Thinking to create cutting-edge products and solutions for banking and insurance, with design being the company’s key differentiator in enabling digital transformation. FinTech 8012, the world’s first design center for financial technology, reflects Intellect’s commitment to continuous and impactful innovation, addressing the growing need for digital transformation. Intellect serves over 240 customers through offices in 91 countries and with a diverse workforce of solution architects, domain and technology experts in major global financial hubs around the world. For further information on the organisation and its solutions, please visit www.intellectdesign.com.For further information about the transaction banking solutions offered by iGTB, please visit https://www.igtb.com/