ClearBank expands client management team with senior hire

ClearBank, the first new clearing bank in 250 years, today announced that it has expanded its client management team with the appointment of Simon Jones as Chief Customer Officer.

Simon is responsible for strategic planning and the execution of ClearBank’s business development activity and brings with him a wealth of experience gained over a thirty-year career spent in finance, treasury and transaction banking. Prior to joining Clearbank, Simon spent many years with JP Morgan both in Asia and EMEA, leading the transaction banking business in Asia and subsequently the EMEA Treasury Services sales and consulting teams.

ClearBank will be further expanding its client management team in the coming months to meet the continued and growing demand the bank is encountering for its innovative services.

Charles McManus, CEO of ClearBank, added:

“We are delighted to announce Simon’s appointment, which will further strengthen ClearBank’s executive team and enhance our commitment to supporting our clients.

“Simon joins us at an exciting time for ClearBank, with increased levels of interest and growth from customers, he will be integral in enabling the business to capitalise on the appetite for our market leading state-of-the-art Banking as a Service capability.”

Simon Jones, Chief Customer Officer of ClearBank, commented:

“I am thrilled to be joining ClearBank, which is leading the revolution in banking and payments services, powering fintechs and financial institutions to deliver innovative products and services to their customers. ClearBank continues to win an increasing number of mandates and I’m looking forward to building the team and being a part of this exciting journey.”