RF Appoints Chief Information Officer

David Smailes, Chief Information Officer, RF Group

(Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands): The RF Group is pleased to announce that David Smailes is joining the Group as Chief Information Officer and a member of the executive leadership team. Mr. Smailes joins RF from Pivot Advisors where, as Founder, he advised multiple corporations on IT value realisation, organisational transformation, project delivery, data privacy and cyber risk management.

Mr. Smailes is a seasoned technology leader with a strong transformational mindset. He has over thirty years of experience in delivering solutions to the financial services industry and is well versed in the regulatory and technological issues facing the financial service industries. Mr. Smailes will lead RF’s strategic technology transformation and be responsible for the Group’s digital strategy, infrastructure and
software development.

Before founding Pivot Advisors, Mr. Smailes held numerous CIO positions with multi-national organizations including Intertrust Group, Walkers, and Deloitte. He holds a Masters degree in Information Systems Design and Management and has completed multiple training courses including most recently the University of Oxford Fintech Programme.


About RF

Since its inception in 1997, RF has been committed to helping our clients create and manage wealth. We are your regional private bank connecting clients in The Bahamas, Barbados and the Cayman Islands with the best in local and international investments. Collectively, we have helped clients raise in excess of USD $2 Billion in capital and we have $2 Billion+ assets under administration. Offering a wide range of investment products and services, our financial solutions are designed to help individuals and corporate clients meet and achieve their investment goals. These include Mutual Funds, Investment Management. Investment Banking, Group & Personal Pension Plans, Personal Retirement Accounts, Stock Brokerage, Trust & Estate Planning, Educational Investment Accounts.

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