August 19, 2021

Franca Marinelli Joins Tier1 Financial Solutions as Chief Human Resources Officer

The addition comes amidst significant growth and expansion for Tier1 Financial Solutions and will help the company scale globally.

TORONTO and NEW YORK, August 19, 2021 – Tier1 Financial Solutions (“Tier1”), a leader in client relationship management (“CRM”), AML compliance, and fraud prevention solutions, has appointed Franca Marinelli as Chief Human Resources Officer. In addition to managing human resources and organization development at Tier1, Marinelli’s goals will also include accelerating growth and transformation through leadership, creating unique models to cultivate the best talent, and building a culture of engagement and innovation.

Marinelli is a highly accomplished, business-oriented human resources professional with more than 25 years of experience in providing strategic leadership in the development and successful implementation of organizational and integrated human resources programs. Before joining Tier1, Marinelli held various senior executive positions in human resources and organizational development with BTI Systems, St. Joseph Communications, CATENA Networks, and Spar Inc.

“As we continue to expand our operations globally, especially in light of Tier1’s recent acquisitions of Alessa and Satuit, alignment of values across our organization will be vital to delivering the best possible experience to our clients,” said Tier1 Financial Solutions CEO Jiro Okochi. “I’m excited to welcome Franca to Tier1 and know she will be an invaluable member of our executive team, given her impressive track record in recruiting, corporate and employee development, and employee relations in multinational companies.”

Earlier this year, Tier1 expanded its senior leadership team with the hire of James Mitchell as Managing Director (International) to accelerate the adoption of Tier1’s advanced CRM and compliance solutions across Europe and drive further global expansion within Asia Pacific.

Recently, Tier1 was voted ‘Best Mobile Solutions Provider’ in the 2021 Waters Rankings, an annual awards program recognizing the leading technologies, services, and providers across the banking and capital markets landscape, for the second year in a row.


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