Airwallex announced as FinTech of the Year at Asia FinTech Awards 2022

Airwallex announced as FinTech of the Year at Asia FinTech Awards 2022

Australian-launched fintech company Airwallex, now a leading global fintech platform, have been recognised across three categories at this year’s Asia FinTech Awards.

Airwallex were announced as FinTech of the Year, Team of the Year: Legal, Risk & Compliance, and Sam Kothari, Head of Growth, Australia & New Zealand picked up the Rising Star of the Year award.

The Asia FinTech Awards is a celebration of the Asia FinTech community and their achievements and successes each year. It recognises fintech innovators, leaders and visionaries across the APAC region. This year’s awards attracted hundreds of nominations across each category and across the full spectrum of fintech, and Airwallex is proud to be at the top.

Lucy Liu, Co-Founder and President at Airwallex said, “Winning three categories, including being named Fintech of the Year is recognition of the hard work, and the quality of the products and offerings Airwallex has built. This year has been challenging for all of us, and we are truly humbled to continue our mission to support businesses in every corner of the world, empowering them to grow beyond borders.”

Jeanette Chan, Chief Legal, Compliance and Risk Officer at Airwallex added, “We are so honoured to have won this year’s Team of the Year award. It is a testament to the hard work and commitment of the team to support Airwallex’s expansion over the past year, while ensuring a legal and compliant framework. I am so proud of what the team has achieved together and look forward to continuing to support the businesses growth globally.”

And commenting on his award win, Sam Kothari said, “It is truly a privilege to be recognised for this (Rising Star of the Year) award. No man is an island, and it is especially true in this case. Everything we have achieved is only made possible with the support of the incredible team at Airwallex, our loyal customers and our supportive partners.”

Airwallex was first established in Melbourne, Australia in 2015, and is today, the leading financial technology platform for modern businesses growing beyond borders. Today, the business operates with a team of over 1,200 employees in 19 locations across Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America.