McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Eileen Kim as Head of Lending at Remitly. In her new role, Eileen will be responsible for building a consumer lending team to help launch the company’s lending program while simultaneously charting a longer-term vision and strategy. She will be a member of Remitly’s senior leadership team and will report directly to Remitly’s Vice President of Product.
Eileen brings over 20 years of product management experience in the financial services and fintech industries. She most recently served as Vice President of Product Management for Tala, a financial technology company. Eileen received her Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University and her Master of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley.
Founded in 2011, Remitly is a leading digital financial services provider for immigrants and their families, operating in over 160 countries worldwide. Remitly enables immigrants to send money home in a safe, reliable, and transparent manner. Its digitally-native, cross-border remittance app eliminates the long wait times, complexities, and fees typical of traditional remittance processes.
This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Managing Director Allen Brady, President Brandon Biegenzahn, Senior Executive Recruiter Nathaniel Swokowski, and Research Manager Rachel Terry Simonsen.