NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ideanomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDEX) ("IDEX" or the "Company"), today announced the appointment of Mr. Conor McCarthy as Chief Financial Officer ("CFO"), effective immediately. As CFO, Mr. McCarthy will oversee Ideanomics global financial operations, including financial management, treasury, tax, budgeting, financial planning, reporting, and compliance.
"We are delighted to have Conor join Ideanomics as our new CFO," said Alf Poor, CEO of Ideanomics. "At such an important phase for the company, we were looking for a CFO with experience in the FinTech industry, as well as someone who had the ideal background which is a mix of public company and high-growth start-up experience. Conor brings a blend of operational and strategic experience to our finance operations, and his extensive experience with financial services firms will prove invaluable to our planning and execution. We are extremely pleased to have Conor join us during an exciting growth phase for the company".
Mr. McCarthy brings over 30 years of experience to the CFO role in areas such as corporate strategy and corporate finance including capital raising and M&A. Having started his career as an auditor with KPMG in Ireland, Mr. McCarthy moved into financial services, working as CFO, Treasurer, and other executive finance roles, with trading and brokerage firms, as well as high growth FinTech partners supporting the financial services industry. Most recently, Mr. McCarthy was CFO for OS33 a private equity backed FinTech SaaS platform for compliance and productivity enablement for the wealth management industry with 200 employees. Previous positions include CFO roles with Intent, Convergex Group, and 9 years as CFO of the Americas for GFI Group, Inc. a NYSE-listed FinTech wholesale money broker with revenues of almost $1Billion (now part of BGC Partners).
"I am excited to join this dynamic team at Ideanomics," said Coner McCarthy. "Ideanomics combines the best of technology with top global talent, growth potential, and top collaborative working relationships to offer the next generation of FinTech services."
Mr. McCarthy holds a Diploma in professional accounting from University College, Dublin and a Bachelor of Business Studies from Trinity College, Dublin.
Ideanomics is a global Financial Technology (FinTech) company for transformative industries. Ideanomics combines deal origination and enablement with the application of technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, and others as part of the next generation of smart financial services. Our projects in New Energy Vehicle markets, FinTech, and advisory services provides our customers and partners better efficiencies, technologies, and access to global markets.
Ideanomics, through its investments and, along with its partners curate innovation around the globe through hubs and centers that foster a pipeline of technological excellence in cleantech, FinTech, tradetech, agritech, regtech, insuretech, playtech, healthtech, cyber security, and more.
The company is headquartered in New York, NY, and has offices in Beijing, China. It also has a planned global center for Technology and Innovation in West Hartford, CT, named FinTech Village.
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