Home Credit Appoints New Group Chief Information Officer

Jan Cenkr’s appointment signals ambition to further grow the company’s technology  capabilities

Home Credit B.V (“The Group”), the international  consumer finance provider with operations across Europe and Asia, today announced a  change to the Group’s Executive Management team. 

The Group has appointed Jan Cenkr as the Group Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Home  Credit. Mr Cenkr will take over from Khalid Al Husseini and, as CIO, and will continue to  focus on software development and developing lighter IT architecture. As the Group CIO, Mr  Cenkr will also ensure compliance with GDPR equivalent regulations across Home Credit’s  various regional markets. 

Under Mr Cenkr’s guidance, the Group will prioritise the launch of its new Global Mobile App  (GMA) which will first be introduced in Vietnam and then across Southeast Asia. The GMA  will leverage Home Credit’s in-house capabilities and enable the Group to seamlessly  transition to a cloud-based model using purely proprietary technology. 

“We are approaching a critical milestone in the technological journey of our company,” said  Jan Cenkr, Group Chief Information Officer, Home Credit Group. “With the upcoming launch  of our GMA, we are demonstrating our intent to further embrace digitalisation, harness  technology that better serves our customers and further strengthen our offering for  underserved and unbanked customers across the world.”  

Mr Cenkr has been with Home Credit since 2016, most recently working as CIO of Home  Credit Bank Kazakhstan and, previously, Head of Software Development at Group level.  Prior to joining Home Credit, Mr Cenkr was Director of IT Operations at ČEZ.