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Divido continues to bolster C-suite with appointment of Gaz Lloyd-Owen as CPO

Written by Marketing Team

London, UK – 14th November 2022: Divido strengthens senior leadership team with the addition of highly sought-after Lloyd-Owen, previously VP of Product at Roostify.

Gareth “Gaz” Lloyd-Owen has been appointed Chief Product Officer at UK-based checkout finance platform provider Divido.

Gaz, who was most recently VP of Product at home lending platform Roostify, brings more than 20 years’ business leadership experience including a decade of product management to the role.

Gaz will grow Divido’s award-winning platform into a world-class product, aligning the company around this vision, and producing a more collaborative, outcome-based culture.

Ultimately, Gaz says, he hopes to drive excitement around the product for the benefit of both Divido and its customers.

On joining Divido, Gaz said:

Divido is solving an important consumer financing problem that is becoming even more prevalent in this challenging economic environment.

I can’t wait to work with our brilliant customers and wonderful minds at Divido to create robust, scalable, and beautiful experiences that customers and consumers love.

Todd Latham, CEO, added:

I’m tremendously excited to have Gaz join the team. He brings with him deep experience in building embedded lending products, excellent product management capabilities and is very aligned with the values and vision that we have at Divido.
His appointment will help us to deliver better value to our customers as we build the world’s most advanced retail finance platform.

Divido’s highly-configurable, whitelabel platform allows merchants to offer consumers credit at the point of sale, with finance underwritten by an ecosystem of lenders including Novuna, Nordea and HSBC. The Divido platform powers retail finance journeys for over one thousand retailers worldwide.

About the company:

Divido Financial Services Ltd. is a London-based financial services enterprise. Divido’s award-winning, whitelabel technology platform allows merchants to offer checkout finance online and in-store by connecting their consumers to an ecosystem of Tier One lenders at the point of sale.

Divido was recognised by Deloitte in 2020 as one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the UK. In June 2021, Divido raised $30 million through Series B funding, led by investors HSBC and ING, to build out its market-leading platform. Divido was named one the top 50 fintech organisations in the UK in the 2022 TechRound FinTech50.


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