Onguard announces Tim Blok as new CTO

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Onguard announces Tim Blok as new CTO

Amsterdam – Onguard, the FinTech company dedicated to redefining the order-to-cash payment process, has announced the appointment of Tim Blok as the company’s new chief technology officer (CTO) as of September 1st. In his new position, Blok will be focused on the platform’s future innovation, drawing on his technical expertise, experience at the company and his ability to translate the needs of the market into technology. The new appointment of Blok ensures that Marieke Saeij can fully focus on her work as CEO, having previously holding a dual CEO/CTO role.

Experience on all levels

Blok benefits from 13 years of experience at Onguard, having worked his way up through the company as a software developer, developer lead and team lead. Blok says, “I’m passionate about Onguard as a company, and delighted to have been able to grow throughout my career here. I am looking forward to taking the platform to the next level, with the support of the entire development team. The fintech landscape is ever-chagnging, but we’re comitted to keeping one step ahead and delivering solutions that benefit and enhance our customers’ order-to-cash operations.”

Marieke Saeij, CEO of Onguard: “Tim has provided valuable support in the background whilst I have been fulfilling my double role as CEO and CTO, demonstrating his flare for innovation and technical know-how. I’m delighted to now be communicating that formally to our customers and stakeholders with his formal appointment as CTO. I am proud of our home-grown talents, and the way in which we nuture these as a company, providing them with the opportunity to grow into key positions. Tim’s extensive technical knowledge, leadership skills and ability to take a helicopter view made him the natural choice, and I am look forward to seeing him realise even more added value for our customers in his role as CTO. ”

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