Amsterdam, 4 July 2022 – Azerion, the digital entertainment and media company, today announced a new executive hire, James Ankers, who joins as Vice President Strategy. In his new role, James will work with the rest of the senior management team to develop and deliver Azerion’s strategy globally. He will be based in Azerion’s headquarters in Schiphol Rijk.
James has over 20 years’ experience working in the financial services and technology sectors across strategy, M&A and investing. He most recently spent nearly seven years at Barclays involved in a wide range of strategy related roles, including working with fast-growth technology companies.
Ben Davey, CFO of Azerion, commented: “We are proud to welcome James to Azerion. His extensive experience leading strategy, finance and operational projects in prominent financial institutions will be incredibly valuable as we identify and accelerate our growth strategy in Europe and beyond.”
James’s hire is the latest of a series of strategic appointments within the company, including the appointment of Azerion’s new VP Investor Relations Marcela Louzada in April.
James earned a BA in Economics and Politics from the University of Leeds. He is also an ICAEW Chartered Accountant (ACA).