Former Klarna officer joins split payment company Anyday

Danish fintech Anyday is a fair and simple concept for split payment with no interest, no fees and a high credit line for the end customer, where 25% of the amount is paid upfront. After a successful 2021, Anyday is looking towards Scandinavia to expand the business.
September 2, 2022
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As part of this journey

ex-Klarna officer Niklas Thörnestad (40) has joined Anyday as a new member of the board. Together with the daily management Swedish Niklas Thörnestad takes part in bringing split payment into a new era with long term validity of the relationship with merchants.

Niklas Thörnestad brings an insight into the regulatory affairs, licensing processes and governance structure as well as experience entering new markets. Niklas has invested as a business angel in more fintech start-ups.

Most recently, Niklas Thörnestad was the Global Head of Compliance at Klarna rolling out the concept in new markets, and he is now Investment Manager at Backing Minds in Stockholm.

Niklas Thörnestad has a background as a lawyer as well as head of legal in tech corporations like Canon and Itiviti with stays in Amsterdam, London and Chicago.

“The split payment solutions market has so far been dominated by fees and interest for the shoppers. With Anyday, we now see a new wave of more transparent products in the market - for both merchants and shoppers, and I believe we are moving into a new generation with a higher focus on responsible credit for the consumers,” says Niklas Thörnestad.

“With Niklas joining our board,

we have taken a giant step forward in our aims towards entering the Nordic markets - a vital part of our growth plan. We welcome Niklas and look forward to introducing Anyday for Nordic webshops in the month to come,” says Jonas Overgaard, CEO and founder of Anyday.

Besides Niklas Thörnestad, Toumas Kosonen from Inventure steps into the board at Anyday.

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