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Our Executive Team
Chief Executive Officer
Before joining CompareAsiaGroup as Chief Executive Officer, Sam spent 9 years at KKR where he was a Director in KKR’s portfolio operations team and a member of the Asia Leadership Team. Sam worked with KKR’s portfolio companies across Asia, acting as an advisor and interim executive. Prior to this, Sam worked at McKinsey & Company and at AT&T Wireless.
Sam holds an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford, and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania.
Chief Financial Officer
Before joining CompareAsiaGroup as Chief Financial Officer, Dennis acted as CFO at Edirect Insure Group and Divisional CFO and member of the Executive Leadership Team at CABB, a private equity portfolio company operating across Europe and Asia. Prior to this, Dennis worked in investment banking at UBS advising on M&A and ECM.
Dennis holds an MBA from INSEAD and a BA in Business from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland).
Chief Commercial Officer
Before joining CompareAsiaGroup as Chief Commercial Officer, Prashant was Head of Commercial Products at Visa for the Southeast Asia region. Prior to this, Prashant held various leadership positions at American Express in the APAC region and started his career at Oracle in India.
Prashant is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) from the University of Delhi, India.
Chief Marketing Officer
Before joining CompareAsiaGroup as Chief Marketing Officer, Widhadh Waheed was previously the Director of e-Business globally at Shangri-La, heading up all digital efforts for the brand. Prior to joining Shangri-La, she co-founded and sold multiple digital media companies. Prior to that, her advertising agency, where she served as CEO, helped Fortune 500 companies and fueled more than 1.5 billion dollars in acquisition value.
Widhadh majored in Architecture, B.Arch but also studied Computer Science and Mathematics at the University of Oregon.
Chief Technology OfficerBefore joining CompareAsiaGroup as Chief Technology Officer, Richard held executive management positions at top-tier banks (including Macquarie, Daiwa Capital Markets and Bank of America Merrill Lynch), heading up their technology function. Richard is a self-made entrepreneur, leading technology companies and start-ups.Richard holds a Master’s degree in Advanced Computing from Imperial College.
Our Management Team
Country Manager - Hong Kong
Before joining CompareAsiaGroup, Alister worked as an Associate at the Equity Sales & Derivative Sales Trading desk at Morgan Stanley. Alister holds a MSc and a BSc in Economics from Trinity College, Dublin.
Head of Marketing - Hong Kong
Prior to CompareAsiaGroup, Janet spent over 18 years leading cross-functional teams in the implementation of complex data-driven marketing programs for Fortune 500 brands first in the United States before moving back to Asia Pacific where she headed up the Asia Pacific client roster for Epsilon. In between, she also opened the Hong Kong office for a successful US-based search marketing agency that was eventually acquired by Bite Communications.
Janet earned a BSc in Business Management from the University of Bradford, United Kingdom where she majored in finance and information systems.
Head of Commercial - Hong Kong
Before joining CompareAsiaGroup as Head of Commerical – Hong Kong, Patrick was Senior Business Director at Visa for more than 10 years, looking after China banking clients in Hong Kong and Macau. Prior to this, Patrick spent 9 years working in several channel sales and management positions within the insurance industry, including Principal Insurance, Sun Life Insurance and AIA.
Patrick holds an MSoSc in Accounting and Development Finance from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Group Head of Digital Marketing & Analytics
Before joining CompareAsiaGroup, Yang was Global Director in performance marketing at Expedia (Hotels.com) responsible for data, tools, and automation. Prior to that Yang held product roles at two successful startups in Silicon Valley (Composite Software, acquired by Cisco and oDesk which is now UPWK).
Yang holds an MBA from INSEAD and engineering degrees from MIT.
Country Manager - Taiwan
Before joining CompareAsiaGroup, Jessie worked at Allianz Life leading the Digital Transformation Business Center, Direct Marketing, Sale Strategy Center and Regional Sales and Distribution CoE project. Prior to this, Jessie worked as a Vice President in Citibank , FirstAviva and several leading international financial companies in Taiwan .
Jessie holds an MBA from National University of Singapore and a Bachelor of Psychology from Chung Yuan Christian University.
MD, Marketing - Taiwan
Before joining CompareAsiaGroup, Ruby was Head of Consumer and Digital Practices at Edelman. Prior to this she spent more than a decade marketing and advertising for global brands and Fortune 500 companies in Canada and Taiwan.
Ruby holds an MA in Communication Studies and a Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Mass Communication and Psychology from York University in Canada.
Country Manager - Malaysia
Before joining CompareAsiaGroup, Benny was the Head of Usage, Life-cycle Management & Strategic Partnerships at HSBC. Prior to this, he spent a significant amount of time at Visa and was also exposed to banking and FMCG in his earlier career with the likes of HSBC and L’Oreal in Malaysia.
Benny holds a LLB (Honors) Degree from the University of Hertfordshire, UK.
Country Manager - Singapore
Before joining CompareAsiaGroup, Rohith worked within Banking, at companies such as Citi and Siam Commercial Bank in Thailand.
Rohith holds a BE in Computer Engineering from the National University of Singapore.
MD, Marketing - Singapore
Before joining CompareAsiaGroup as Marketing Director, Maria spent over 13 years in the LATAM and APAC regions in the FMCG and Healthcare industries. She worked as Senior (Brand) Marketing Manager for Procter & Gamble (Mexico) and IQVIA (Singapore).
Maria holds an MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM Australia) and a BA in Marketing from ITESM University (Mexico).
Country Manager - Philippines
Before joining CompareAsiaGroup, Moritz spent over 3 years in Southeast Asia in the Investment Banking industry, working as an Associate for Mabuhay Capital and as a Consultant to the ADB. Prior to this, he worked in several financial roles in London and Amsterdam.
Moritz holds a BSc in International Business from University of Maastricht.
MD, Marketing - Philippines
Munmun joined CompareAsiaGroup in 2017 after having been a Product Marketing Manager in IBM. She has 12+ years of experience of working in several technology companies in India, UK, and Belgium.Munmun holds a BE in Mechanical Engineering and a MS in Decisions Sciences from the London School of Economics.
Steven Di Vincenzo
Regional General Manager for Credit Scoring
Regional General Manager of Scoring, also part of CompareAsia Group. Launching soon in HK, CreditGo will be HKs first free credit scoring & product recommendation service for Hong Kong banking products. Prior to CreditGo, Steven was Head of Comparison at Experian UK (the UKs leading credit scoring service). Steven is also an early stage investor in Monzo Bank and is active in multiple cryptocurrency and fintech advisory roles.
Marketing Director for Credit Scoring
Before joining CompareAsiaGroup as Marketing Director, Ann was the Director of Sales Strategy & Operations at Opportunity Network in New York. In 2016, she was named to Innovate Finance “Women in Fintech” Power List. She started her career at Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong.
Ann holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a Bachelor degree in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Michigan.
Sami Ahmad is Head of Asia Private Investments at the Venture Capital and Growth Equity team at Goldman Sachs Investment Partners.”
Philip Lynch is the Founding Partner of Stem Financial, a Hong Kong based private investment firm focused on financial services.
ACE & Company
Marc is the Managing Director of ACE & Company, a global private equity firm headquartered in Switzerland.
Giri Jadeja is Global Head of Financial Innovation and member of the Investment Committee for VC and Fintech Investments at the International Finance Corporation.
Nova Founders Capital
Mads is Managing Partner of Nova Founders Capital, a globally active internet investment company with a portfolio of over 15 companies across Asia, Europe and Americas. As of today, he has started over 30 companies globally.
Nova Founders Capital
Raphael is Managing Partner of Nova Founders Capital, a globally active internet investment company with a portfolio of over 15 companies across Asia, Europe and Americas. As of today, he has started over 30 companies globally.