Chief People Officer   |   UK/EU   |   26th September 2022

Stenn hires Fozia Raja as Chief People Officer


Stenn, London-based international trade finance provider, hires Fozia Raja as Chief People Officer

Stenn is the largest and fastest-growing online platform for financing small and medium-size businesses engaged in international trade. London-based Stenn provide financing services in 74 countries and is backed by financial giants like HSBC, Barclays, Natixis and many others. It was ranked in the Financial Times’ list of 1000 Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies for 2022.

Stenn connects international SMEs to the global financial system. Its clients are small and medium-size businesses that trade between one country and another - for example, between China and the United States or Vietnam and Germany. On you can apply for financing and trade credit protection from $10,000 to $10 million (USD) within 48 hours.

Founded in 2015, Stenn has provided more than $6bn of financing to SMEs in and out of the UK across different sectors including IT services and retail. Operating internationally, Stenn have financed SMEs in more than 70 countries. In April 2022, Stenn raised $50 million in equity funding to expand its business after seeing accelerated growth. The funding is coming from a single investor, the U.S. private equity firm Centerbridge; the Series A round has given the fintech a valuation of $900 million.

Fozia joins Stenn to work closely with founder and CEO Greg Karpovsky in providing a market-leading employee experience that will see Stenn recognised as one of the most innovative and successful companies in the fintech space. Fozia is a highly experienced people leader and joins Stenn after seven years at US headquartered business Sprinklr, most recently holding the position of Vice President - Culture of Belonging.

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