Singapore – Revolut, a global financial superapp, has appointed Charles Debonneuil as APAC general manager as it continues to focus on growth in the Asia-Pacific region. Debonneuil will focus on building out Revolut’s local Growth teams and developing the business’ growth strategy, driving rapid new user acquisition in the APAC region.
Debonneuil holds a Masters’ in Management from HEC Paris, during which he also studied at the Wharton School of Business in USA and Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management in China.Prior to joining Revolut‘s APAC team, Debonneuil was thepresident of Intrepid Group, a prominent e-commerce solutions provider for global clients, where he oversaw the growth of the company to over 300 workers across Asia.
Debonneuil is also a co-founder and former chief marketing officer of Lazada,thee-commerce platform in Southeast Asia that was acquired by Alibaba in 2016. He oversaw the growth of the business which today boasts approximately 160 million Monthly Active Users across 6 countries.
On his appointment, Debonneuil said, “I’m delighted to join the Revolut team. Revolut’s mission to build a global financial superapp is very exciting, and I’m looking forward to enabling more users in APAC to benefit from Revolut’s product, which is at the forefront of global fintech.”
Meanwhile, Ankit Khemka global general manager and head of marketing at Revolut, said, “We’re thrilled to welcome Charles to Revolut as we double down on our commitment in the APAC region. As we continue to deliver more of our core products to the region, Charles’ extensive expertise is a valuable addition in helping us scale our presence in the Asia-Pacific market and getting our global superapp into the hands of more customers.”