Online Lender Enova International Names Chartier as New Chief Marketing Officer
CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/17/13 -- Online lender Enova
International, Inc. has named Kirk Chartier to the new position of
chief marketing officer. Chartier was most recently the chief
marketing officer at Chicago-based online broker, optionsXpress.
Chartier, 49, will oversee worldwide brand marketing and business
strategy across the global lender's product lines. He will also be
pursuing new product opportunities in the U.S.
"Kirk's experience and commitment sync very well with Enova's core
values and his skills will help take our marketing efforts to even
higher levels," said David Fisher, Enova's chief executive officer.
"Kirk was one of my first hires when I became CEO of optionsXpress
and he will be a great addition to Enova's executive leadership
Before joining optionsXpress as chief marketing officer, Chartier
worked as business strategy practice leader at Atlanta-based Zyman
Group, now a part of MDC Partners, where he led long-term engagements
with many recognizable brands including Dell, EDS and Safeco. He
received a master's of business administration from Syracuse
University, a bachelor's degree in economics from Holy Cross College,
and a bachelor's degree in engineering from Worcester Polytechnic
Institute. Kirk also served in the U.S. Marines.
"Enova is an amazingly innovative technology and analytics company
that is driven by incredibly smart and motivated people," said
Chartier. "I'm truly honored to join the Enova team!"
"Having now served more than two million customers worldwide, Enova
has grown from a Chicago start-up in 2004 with one product in one
country to offering eight products in four countries today. "We look
to further accelerate that dramatic growth with world class marketing
led by Kirk," Fisher said.
Enova believes everyone deserves access to simple and trustworthy
financial services and works to close the credit gap for underserved
A wholly-owned subsidiary of Cash America International, Inc., Enova
is a trusted online provider of credit alternatives for more than two
million hard-working people worldwide facing short-term cash demands
through our brands CashNetUSA.com, PoundstoPocket.com, QuickQuid.co
DollarsDirect.com.au and DollarsDirect.ca. Enova pioneered online
lending in 2004 and today leads the industry in our dedication to
responsible and licensed lending. Our advanced analytical models
provide automated and real-time approval of customers' loan
applications, significantly faster than traditional loan processing.
Headquartered in Chicago, Enova has more than 1,100 employees serving
our global customers.
Enova was recently named as the top employer of Gen Y Emerging Talent
in Chicago by Brill Street + Company.
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