Tier hires Smallwood as chief product officer, gears up for new phase of growth

Tier has hired Georgina Smallwood as its new chief product officer, as it gears up for an ‘ambitious’ new phase of growth following its $250 million funding round.

Smallwood has arrived straight from fintech unicorn N26 and is one of several senior figures in recent months to have joined Tier’s ranks from other global brands, with Fred Jones and Benjamin Bell hired from Uber in July.

As chief product officer, Smallwood will play an ‘integral’ part in extending the company’s consumer reach and market share, while ensuring that the company’s electric vehicles remain the ‘most innovative and technologically advanced’ in the market.

“I’ve joined a company that I believe will have a profound positive impact, not only on the way that we move around cities, but on the environment that we live in, by driving consumers towards sustainable solutions which are accessible to all,” said Smallwood.

“I couldn’t have joined at a more exciting time for TIER and I’m looking forward to heading up the business’ hugely talented product team as we enter a new phase of growth.”

Lawrence Leuschner, CEO and founder of Tier, added: “Georgina is one of the world’s best product professionals and a hugely valuable addition to our leadership team.

“She has a strong vision for how the micro-mobility sector can develop, which completely aligns with TIER’s values, and her appointment is another key step in our growth journey.”

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