LeumiTech Brings In Mario De Lecce and John Bryson to Head U.S. Tech Division
The New York-headquartered subsidiary of Israel's Bank Leumi announced intentions to extend its focus to non-Israeli companies
Bank Leumi USA, the U.S. branch of Israel’s Bank Leumi, has appointed Mario De Lecce and John Bryson to head the U.S. activity of its tech investment arm, LeumiTech, the Bank announced Thursday. Formerly with San Francisco-headquartered banking services provider Wells Fargo & Company, De Lecce has joined Leumi as group head of U.S. tech. Bryson, a former director of business development at Los Angeles-headquartered digital payment company FastPay Partners LLC, was appointed as customer relations manager for tech.
So far in the U.S., LeumiTech was focused on Israeli tech companies and venture capital firms that have a U.S. presence. The New York-headquartered subsidiary of the Israeli bank also announced intentions to extend its focus to non-Israeli companies. "We are now ready for the next step in the company's evolution: offering top rate professional services to American tech companies that are not currently operating in Israel," Yifat Oron, CEO of LeumiTech, said in a statement Monday.