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Harmoney Bolsters Senior Leadership

Auckland, 11 September 2015

Ahead of its upcoming launch in Australia and tooling up for expected triple digit growth in the coming year, peer to peer marketplace Harmoney announces a new look Senior Leadership Team. Brad Hagstrom will be promoted to a Joint CEO position, taking on the day-to-day operations of the platform. This change will allow Founder and current CEO, Neil Roberts to concentrate on new channels, markets and other strategic growth opportunities. Chairman, Rob Campbell says “Brad and Neil are a proven and winning team. Having joint CEOs at this stage in Harmoney’s development is the right thing and will help us...

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Harmoney Opens For Business - First P2P Globally to Launch with $100m Capital

Auckland, 10 September 2014

New Zealand’s first peer to peer lender Harmoney today launched its online lending marketplace with $100m lending capital, bringing the world’s fastest growing form of lending to the Kiwi public. CEO Neil Roberts says that Harmoney will turn lending upside down and compete head-to-head with the banks in the personal loan and term investment categories.

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P2P Lender Harmoney Attracts Worldwide Investor Interest, Announces Advisory Board Directors

Auckland, 4 September 2014

New Zealand’s first peer to peer (P2P) lending platform Harmoney today announced the composition of its advisory board, a group of seasoned early stage P2P investors, P2P senior executives and consultants and tech entrepreneurs whose experience will guide the company as it prepares to launch in the New Zealand market and eventually, beyond.Harmoney today announced that it was the first lender in New Zealand to reach the standard required to obtain a Peer to Peer Lending License as granted by the sector’s regulator, the Financial Markets Authority.

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Peer to Peer Lending Platform Harmoney Announces Full Board of Directors

Auckland, 1 August 2014

Peer to peer lending platform Harmoney today announced the appointment of its full board of directors. This follows the announcement in May of former GPG Chairman Rob Campbell as Harmoney Chairman. Appointments to the Harmoney board are Bell Gully Partner David Flacks who is also on the Board of Vero Insurance New Zealand, technology entrepreneur and current Chief Executive of Localist, Christina Domecq, and Tracey Jones, CFO/COO of Tappenden Holdings Limited, one of New Zealand’s largest private investment portfolios.

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Harmoney Granted Peer-to-Peer Lending Licence by Financial Markets Authority

Auckland, 8 July 2014

Harmoney today announced that it was the first lender in New Zealand to reach the standard required to obtain a Peer to Peer Lending License as granted by the sector’s regulator, the Financial Markets Authority. Harmoney CEO Neil Roberts says that Harmoney is delighted to be the first Peer to Peer lender in New Zealand which is the fastest growing form of lending on the planet and is completely changing the way people borrow and invest.

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Peer-to-Peer Lending Platform Harmoney Appoints Chairman

Auckland, 20 May 2014

New peer-to-peer lender Harmoney today announced the appointment of Rob Campbell as its founding chairman. Campbell’s current directorships include Somerset, Tourism Holdings and Localist. He recently retired as Chairman of Guinness Peat Group (GPG) having completed the divestment mandate.

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