Triterras Appoints Global Finance Veteran Adrian Kow Tuck Hoong to Board of Directors
SINGAPORE, Feb. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Triterras Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIT, TRITW), a leading fintech company for trade and trade finance, has appointed Adrian Kow Tuck Hoong to its board of directors, effective January 29, 2021. Adrian’s appointment follows the sudden passing of board member Martin Jaskel from surgical complications announced on January 5, 2021. Adrian has also been named Chair of the Company’s Audit Committee. With these changes, the Triterras Board of Directors remains at seven total members, four of whom are independent.
Adrian brings to Triterras more than 30 years of experience and leadership in financial planning and reporting, strategic and corporate finance, and risk management. Previously, he was the group CFO of Boardroom Limited, a professional services company providing corporate secretarial, share registry, accounting, payroll, and taxation services. Throughout his career, he has held senior leadership positions with leading global companies, including Lagardère Sports, ESPN STAR Sports and Nortel Networks.
Adrian earned a Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com) degree with an emphasis in Accounting and Economics from the University of Melbourne. He is a member of both the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) and CPA Australia. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
“On behalf of the entire Triterras organization, I would like to formally welcome Adrian to our Board of Directors,” said Srinivas Koneru, Chairman and CEO of Triterras. “Following the search process, I could not think of a more qualified leader than Adrian to fill Martin’s position on our Board and lead our Audit Committee. Adrian will play a key role in our comprehensive evaluation process of selecting a new independent accounting firm of international repute. Longer term, we look forward to benefitting from Adrian’s guidance and strong qualifications, which are underpinned by uncompromised integrity.”
Triterras is a leading fintech company focused on trade and trade finance. It launched and operates Kratos™—one of the world’s largest commodity trading and trade finance platforms that connects and enables commodity traders to trade and source capital from lenders directly online. For more information, please visit www.triterras.com or email us at email@example.com.
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Released February 9, 2021