Form3 gears up for rapid growth with expansion of its Executive Leadership team

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London, 7th May 2021

Form3, the leading payment technology provider has today announced the appointment of Giles Hawkins as Chief Legal Officer.

Giles joins the Executive Leadership team and is responsible for providing legal counsel to the Board of Directors, CEO and other senior management on a range of company issues.

Previously, Giles was a partner in the technology team at law firm Ashfords where he was corporate counsel for Form3 for over five years. Before joining Ashfords, Giles was a member of the Technology Companies Group in the London office of Orrick. Giles has also worked at Heller Ehrmann, Accel, the venture capital fund and WilmerHale and he brings over 20 years’ experience of acting for fast growing, disruptive technology companies. 

For Form3, this is the second C-level appointment in the last month, following newly appointed Jessica Letterman as Chief Customer Officer just a few weeks ago.
Form3 has been growing at a rapid rate, exceeding 200 employees last month with intentions to double again over the next 12 months.

Michael Mueller, Chief Executive Officer at Form3 said, “This is an exciting time to be at Form3 as we rapidly scale up our business for growth. Giles is a proven senior legal leader with extensive experience across technology scale ups. I look forward working with him and his contribution to the Form3 journey of becoming the worlds most trusted payment technology provider.

Giles commented, 
“I am delighted to be joining Form3 at a time of significant growth and supporting the business in achieving its strategy to become a world class payment technology leader.”

About Form3
Founded in 2016, Form3 has built a cloud-native, API led payments technology platform to enable financial institutions to securely and efficiently run and scale their critical payments infrastructure through a fully managed service.

Form3 is trusted by some of UK and Europe’s biggest Tier1 banks and fast-growing Fintechs to handle their critical payments architecture.
Form3 has been ranked in the Top European Fintechs to watch in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Giles lives in Berkshire with his wife and two daughters.

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