TradeSun Appoints Board Chairman
Mark Gunton brings years of finance experience to new role
San Diego, CA – February 19, 2019 – TradeSun is rapidly emerging onto the scene and is quickly building a competitive brand that eclipses all other trade finance solutions. In a recent announcement, joining this stellar team is Mark Gunton, former Chief Risk Officer and Senior Executive Vice President of HSBC USA and HSBC North America.
Gunton brings with him a wealth of global experience and knowledge, having held responsibility for all risk functions in North America, including Credit Risk, Operational Risk and Market Risk. He joined HSBC in 1977 and held numerous HSBC senior management positions in Commercial Banking, Corporate Banking and Trade Finance in Asia, Europe, Americas and the Middle East.
More recently Gunton has been advising and investing in a number of financial technology startups and brings his experience and insight to his Board role with TradeSun. Gunton noted that TradeSun brings a best in class scalable solution to the checking of trade documents and compliance screening. The response and feedback from a large number of banks and partners has been very encouraging.
Nigel Hook, the founder and CEO of TradeSun noted that with his knowledge of and relationships with both investors and customers, as well as his extensive background in finance, Mark Gunton will be a welcome addition to the TradeSun team and is sure to bring a valuable perspective to the board as its chair.