By: 23 March 2023

Kees-Jan Koppenaal will build a sales team to engage with businesses “eager to improve the speed and accuracy of their risk decisioning processes”

Provenir appoints general manager for Northern Europe

Provenir, a software provider that helps fintechs and financial institutions manage their risk, has appointed Kees-Jan Koppenaal as general manager for Northern Europe. 

Based in the Netherlands, Koppenaal will help to lead Provenir’s expansion in the region, drive new business and build customer loyalty. 

He will build a sales team to engage with businesses “eager to improve the speed and accuracy of their risk decisioning processes”. 

Koppenaal brings more than 20 years of experience in sales, business growth and strategic expansion to the role. He has worked at Mambu, Oracle and Backbase.  

Frode Berg, Provenir’s managing director of Europe, commented: “The European financial services market is ripe for innovation when it comes to unified decisioning solutions that drive business growth. 

“At Provenir, continuing to expand our dedicated sales team to provide our innovative AI-powered data and decisioning platform to the global market is of the utmost importance.” 

Kees-Jan Koppenaal

On his new role, Koppenaal told FinTech Intel: “Provenir’s powerful product portfolio, including its comprehensive real-time view of unified decisioning performance and third-party and historical data, and strong customer base, drew me to the company. 

“I’m excited to apply my own knowledge and expertise to help further expand into new countries in the region.” 

Provenir works with financial services organisations in more than 50 countries and processes more than three billion transactions annually. 

Image: Provenir 

Josh Poyser
Josh Poyser is an editor at FinTech Intel. He has written about fintech for several years and appeared at FinTech Connect 2023 on the 'Unlocking Success: The Art of Fintech PR' panel.