Damien Guermonprez is a CEO and an equity investor in Financial Services and FinTech, sectors in which he has spent the major part of his career. As a passionate about innovation in financial services, he is helping Lemon Way, a payment institution, to become a Fintech European leader. In 2014, he sold to a hedge fund the former Belgian subsidiary of BNP Paribas Personal Finance he had bought 4 years before with Apax Partners. Previously, he founded and led 14 credit institutions, leasing and insurance companies, during the last 20 years. He was CEO at Banque Accord, the Auchan banking division. Prior to Banque Accord, he was the CEO and founder of Case Credit Europe. Earlier in his career he was a Finance Manager at RCI Banque, the bank of Renault. He currently serves on the Boards of BUT, Iéseg and companies he invested in (Buy Way, Evollis, EdenPay, Parkadom, Nomad Education). Damien received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his Ms in Finance from Essec.
Lemon Way CEO and investor in the Financial Services and FinTech sectors.
- Credit Cards: Buy Way Personal Finance (ex Cetelem Belgium)
- FinTech: Lemon Way, EdenPay, Evollis, Babyloan, Finsquare, Pumpkin, Bulb In Town, Wedoogift, Tiller Systems, Hoolders
- Sharing Economy: Parkadom - Pop Valet
- Marketing: EarlyBirds, BIM App,
- EdTech: Nomad Education
- Incubator: 50Partners
In 2010, I bought with Apax Partners the Belgian subsidiary of BNP Paribas PF and sold it in 2014 to Chenavari Investment Managers.
Previously, I founded and led 14 credit institutions, leasing and insurance companies, during the last 20 years. I was intrapreneur and CEO at Banque Accord, the Auchan banking division. Prior to Banque Accord, I was the CEO and founder of Case Credit Europe, the leasing division of Case Europe. Earlier in my career I was a Finance Manager at RCI Banque, the bank of Renault.
I hold a MBA from Harvard and two Masters in Finance from ESSEC and University of Lille.