Chris Lewis joins TradeSun as Executive Vice-President.
Wells Fargo’s Chris Lewis joins TradeSun as Executive Vice President
San Diego, CA – November 1, 2019 – Chris Lewis, formerly Global Head of Trade Services at Wells Fargo, has joined the TradeSun team as their newly-appointed Executive Vice President. Lewis brings with him 35 years of experience in the banking world spanning four continents, including posts in South Africa, Hong Kong, the Middle East, China, and the Americas. Lewis’ expertise in Credit Risk, Commercial Banking and Trade Finance make him a perfect fit for this new role.
With the addition of Lewis, it is clear that TradeSun, originating from a company holding 38 years of experience in analytics and AI technologies, is rounding out its expertise with the equivalent talent in the realm of Global Trade. Lewis joins Mark Gunton, Chairman of TradeSun and former HSBC Senior Executive, who in fact once worked alongside Lewis as Chief Risk Officer during their mutual time at HSBC. Gunton noted, “I am delighted to welcome Chris Lewis to the TradeSun team. He brings a wealth of global trade and supply chain experience from his time at Wells Fargo and HSBC and will ensure that we accelerate our pipeline and deployment of TradeSun products.”
Lewis has hit the ground running since joining the TradeSun team in September 2019. “We’re elated to bring Chris on board; his stellar career as a leader in global trade finance will deepen our understanding of our clients’ business challenges and opportunities,” says Nigel Hook, Founder of TradeSun. He added, “We are continuing to build a world class team that have worked together before and are united by the bright vision of TradeSun.” Lewis will be spending valuable time with our clients to optimize their digital automation.