Beforepay appoints financial services leader Jamie Twiss as CEO

Beforepay appoints financial services leader Jamie Twiss as CEO

Pay On Demand™ provider Beforepay today announced the appointment of Jamie Twiss (pictured right) as Chief Executive Officer as the company prepares for the next stage of its growth journey, moving towards a likely IPO. 

Twiss has more than 20 years of experience in financial services in the United States and Australia. He was most recently at Westpac, where he was the Chief Strategy Officer and before that the Chief Data Officer. Before that, he served as the Managing Director, Americas, for First State Investments, and he began his career at McKinsey & Company.

Tarek Ayoub (pictured left) will remain as Founder with a strategic focus on global growth opportunities and product innovation. Under his leadership, Beforepay has registered 300,000 users and completed more than AU$70 million in wage instalments since launching last year. 

Commenting on his appointment, Twiss said, “I’m very excited to be joining Beforepay. I look forward to working with the team to drive the next phase of growth, building on the phenomenal success that Tarek has delivered to date.

“Beforepay is the leader in its category in Australia, bringing financial flexibility to consumers in a convenient and responsible way. Tarek and the team have built a terrific product with strong technology behind it, and the company is well-positioned to continue its rapid growth. I’m honoured to be part of Beforepay’s mission to bring more transparent and flexible financial solutions to people around the world.”

Twiss received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and holds an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.