Hyperjar poaches Deliveroo and Zilch execs to senior team

By Daniel Lanyon on Monday 8 August 2022

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HyperJar has announced two new senior hires to help drive the firm’s ambitious growth plans.

Hyperjar poaches Deliveroo and Zilch execs to senior team
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Personal finance app Hyperjar has expanded its senior team by hiring Nicola Longfield and Amabel Polglase from Deliveroo and Zilch, respectively.

Longfield is Hyperjar’s new chief commercial officer while Polglase is chief marketing officer. 

Longfield was vice president of restaurants at Deliveroo and has over 25 years' experience at businesses including PayPal, Goldman Sachs and Nectar. 

Polglase was most recently CMO for BNPL provider Zilch. She formerly spent a decade at global advertising group McCann Erikson as a managing partner, and has worked in roles at leading tech and payment firms such as Facebook and Curve. 

“These are significant senior hires for us in a year that will see rapid growth and development in both our product and business. I know this team is going to deliver brilliant things,” said HyperJar CEO and founder, Mat Megens.

HyperJar is money management app helping customers to control their expenses and improve spending habits. It says it currently has c.340,000 users.

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