Pivotal year for loyalty app

Swipii makes two hires from search firm Skyscanner

SwipiiCustomer loyalty app Swipii, based in Glasgow, has made two senior hires from travel search giant Skyscanner.

Dave Senior, pictured right,has taken on the newly created role of operations director, while Andy McCready, also pictured, will run Swipii’s growth engineering team as lead engineer.

Mr Senior will work with the executive team to shape the company’s strategy. He will be responsible for ensuring Swipii has the tools and processes in place to help it reach its vision of becoming the largest consumer loyalty programme.

He brings more than 20 years of product delivery experience and joins after six years at Skyscanner where, as senior operations manager, he was instrumental in delivering its highly scalable AWS platform, and in ensuring teams had the data and processes they needed to enable fast and effective decision making.

Prior to Skyscanner, Mr Senior spent time at Standard Life and Agilent Technologies where he worked across key software and project delivery.

Mr McCready has a wealth of experience in personalisation and customer engagement technology. He will take responsibility for keeping Swipii at the forefront of technical innovation and will help shape the overall direction  the company takes.

Chitresh Sharma, CEO and co-founder of Swipii said that Mr Senior and Mr McCready both demonstrate that “we are continuing to attract the highest calibre talent to the team and that is going to be essential as we transition from a start-up to a scale-up business.

“They both share our passion to create THE consumer loyalty scheme for local businesses and I’m looking forward to seeing the impact we can have as a team in a year which is going to be pivotal for our growth.”

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