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Webio Board of Directors L-R Cormac O'Neill, David Gagie, Mark Oppermann

Webio Announces Appointment of David Gagie as New Chairperson

Conversational AI specialists, Webio, announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed David Gagie as Chairperson, effective immediately.

David Gagie webioDavid Gagie brings an invaluable wealth of global expertise spanning banking, payments, credit and risk management. His tenure as a Senior Advisor on regulatory conduct issues at the Financial Conduct Authority and the Payments Systems Regulator underscores his profound industry insights. Currently serving as Chair at Everyday Loans, Duologi and as a Director of Small World Financial, David's distinguished background includes holding the Chair at ClearBank and board-level roles at Lowell Group, Shawbrook Bank, Payzone Group, Mastercard UK, LINK, and Visa UK. 

Commenting on his appointment, David Gagie said:

"I am thrilled to take over as Chair of Webio at such an exciting time in its development as one of the leading players in Conversational AI."

Cormac O'Neill, CEO of Webio, said:

"I am delighted to welcome David as our new Chairperson. David’s unparalleled depth of experience in global banking, payments, and regulatory advisory is an exceptional addition to our team and I am confident that his guidance will propel us to new heights in innovation and excellence."

As Chairperson, David will bring strategic acumen and expertise to the board, and lead Webio’s forward-thinking team as they embark on the next phase of their journey. The appointment of David to Chairperson further strengthens the Board's ability to guide the company's long-term success.  

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L-R:  Cormac O'Neill (Webio, Chief Executive Officer), David Gagie (Webio, Chairperson) and Mark Oppermann (Webio, Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer)

About Webio

Webio makes having difficult customer conversations easier for Credit, Collections and Payment businesses with trusted conversational AI. Leading UK and Irish brands like The Very Group, Anglian Water, The Fraser Group, Allianz and Hoist Finance are using our conversational platform to orchestrate millions of customer conversations at scale and have convenient and highly personalised conversations.     

The no-code platform allows Webio customers and partners to get up and running with conversational AI over SMS, WhatsApp, Webchat, and other channels in hours, not months. Webio’s AI is predicting the seemingly unpredictable in digital collections conversations.     
Founded in 2016, Webio’s platform enables the credit industry to engage with their in-debt and vulnerable customers positively and empathetically. Webio is on a mission to rebalance the Credit, Collections and Payment ecosystem by reimagining the way lenders engage and converse with customers.   
Webio was ranked #2, #8 and #38 in the 2020, 2021 and 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards and is the founder of one of Europe’s leading conversational interface conferences – ConverCon. 

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