Fintech | Leaders

TransferGo Strengthens Leadership for Global Expansion with Key Executive Hires


TransferGo, the global fintech creating a fairer world for millions of hard-working migrants, today announced the addition of three high-calibre professionals to its executive team to spearhead rapid global expansion and consolidate its presence in existing markets. With their extensive experience and expertise, the new leaders are set to drive TransferGo’s strategic ambitions across new frontiers.


CPO – Sarah Fern, CMO – Jonny Steel, CCO – Simon McFeely at TransferGo


“Our mission to make financial services fairer and more accessible for migrants guides every decision we make. The addition of Jonny, Sarah, and Simon to our leadership team marks a significant milestone in our journey as we continue to grow rapidly and scale the business in new markets in Asia, Africa and South America,” said Daumantas Dvilinskas, CEO and Co-Founder at TransferGo. “Their collective expertise and vision are perfectly aligned with our aspirations, enabling us to innovate and grow in ways that serve the needs of our customers. Together, we’re not just expanding our reach; we’re deepening our impact and building a world where financial inclusivity is the norm.”


Revitalising Global Marketing Strategy

Jonny Steel, appointed as Chief Marketing Officer, brings his experience in global marketing strategy and brand development to TransferGo. Having helped steer Payoneer from its startup phase to becoming a public company trusted by millions of businesses worldwide, Jonny is poised to lead TransferGo’s global marketing through the next chapter of its journey. Based in Tel Aviv, Jonny is committed to building a brand that is loved by its customers and partners, and a go-to-market strategy fuelled by data-driven insights and creativity.


Empowering Talent and Culture

Sarah Fern has stepped into the role of Chief People Officer, bringing her deep expertise in leading global teams for international brands and high-growth companies. Sarah has been building and nurturing world-class teams for two decades, empowering people’s strengths to drive companies’ missions. Based in London, Sarah is passionate about deploying the right strategy to create an inclusive environment where everyone can put their best foot forward to enable business goals whilst being supported by the company to do so.


Setting an Exemplary Compliance Framework

Simon McFeely joins as Chief Compliance Officer, bringing over a decade of experience in cross-border payment services, coupled with a proven record as an AML Compliance and Risk Management expert. Simon’s expertise also lies in scaling compliance operations and expanding into new licenced jurisidictions. Based in Ireland, Simon aims to make a meaningful impact by working closely with law enforcement, consumer advocacy groups and regulators around the world. At TransferGo, Simon will focus on ensuring that the compliance and risk management framework is built to scale, and is properly tuned to protect customer’s best interests.


About TransferGo

TransferGo is the global fintech creating a fairer world for millions of hard-working migrants by offering simpler, more affordable financial services. Celebrating over a decade of innovation, TransferGo continues to break down financial barriers, supporting over 7 million customers across 160 countries while remaining profitable. With a strong focus on financial inclusion, TransferGo’s mission is to make the world a fairer place by transforming the way people and businesses send and receive money across borders. With its headquarters in London and Vilnius, TransferGo employs more than 360 people across Europe.