9 Finance Monthly. The Monthly Round-Up CRÉDIT AGRICOLE CIB STRENGTHENS ITS NORDICS PRESENCE WITH DENMARK BRANCH OPENING Crédit Agricole CIB [The Bank] announces the opening of a branch in Copenhagen, Denmark. This initiative is part of the Bank’s strategic plan consisting of reinforcing Crédit Agricole CIB’s ambition in Europe and as part of it seize the great potential the Nordic market brings. Crédit Agricole CIB has already been serving the Danish market for decades from its network in the Nordic region. The Bank now benefits from a local presence that will enable it to better support its clients’ needs and accompany them with their business development. As a global leader in sustainable finance, Crédit Agricole CIB will in particular develop its CSR offer for companies and financial institutions in Denmark, a country which has placed energy transition and renewables at the core of its economy. Thus, the Bank aims at offering a strong value proposition to accompany its Danish clients in their sustainability journey. Frédéric Beaujean will become the Denmark Branch Manager. Based in Copenhagen, Frédéric will report to Blake Wright, Senior Country Officer for the Nordic Countries. He also remains in his current role as Senior Banker, Private Capital Group for the Nordics. YAPILY APPOINTS NEW UK SVP OF SALES Yapily, Europe’s leading open banking platform, has appointed Stefano Paoletti as SVP of Sales, UK. Stefano will be responsible for the company’s UK sales strategy and execution, and will be the driving force behind breakthrough growth in the region. Stefano was among the first employees at Token.io where he led the commercial function and drove global expansion. Most recently, he was the VP of Growth at Ozone API, and has also held senior leadership positions at The Logic Group and Barclays. This news followings the recent appointments of Lisa Gutu, the former COO at Salt Edge, as Yapily’s VP of Sales, and Marc Kuzak, former UK Lead Counsel at Plaid as Yapily’s VP of Legal.