strengthens executive team with three appointments

Ellie Duncan,
11 Apr 2024

Account-to-account payment infrastructure provider has made three executive appointments to its senior leadership team as it positions for further growth.

Ronnie d’Arienzo has been appointed as chief commercial officer to “spearhead” the company’s business development efforts, strategic partnerships, and customer engagement initiatives.

“In a crowded Open Banking/A2A market, it is clear to me that has positioned themselves with the right approach to successfully gain strong market share,” he said.

Most recently, d’Arienzo was chief commercial officer at cross-border payments and currency exchange Freemarket and has also held senior leadership roles at payments platform PPRO, Paysafe, American Express and Skype.

He is joined on’s senior leadership team by Tatiana Okhotina, who joins as chief financial officer, and by Tim Corke, who has been promoted to chief operations officer, having been chief customer and strategy officer.

Token’s Tim Corke

In his new role Corke, who has been with since 2020, will further strengthen the company’s “operational core” as it scales.

Okhotina, who previously served as the chief financial officer at AI-driven regulatory intelligence platform CUBE, said: “The European payments industry is in need of cost-efficient solutions with immediate settlements, and I am eager to contribute to’s mission of revolutionising the sector.”

Todd Clyde, chief executive officer of, said: “I am delighted to welcome Ronnie and Tatiana to the team and to have Tim at the helm of our drive for operational excellence.

“Their wealth of experience, forward-thinking strategies, and demonstrated success will undoubtedly propel our mission to establish Pay by Bank as a leading payment method. Together, we will enhance the value we offer our remarkable portfolio of partners and redefine the payments market.”

At the start of the year, joined the SEPA Payment Account Access (SPAA) scheme, and will contribute to the development of the richer payment functionality that has been outlined in the scheme’s rulebook and ‘Minimum Viable Product’ for banks and third party providers.

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