Capital One Financial Corporation announced Monday that Dominic Allen has joined the Company as Director of International Business Development. In this capacity, Mr. Allen will be responsible for actively exploring and developing new lending business opportunities for Capital One, and its affiliated companies, in continental Europe, and ultimately other markets. Mr. Allen will report to Alan Wolfson, Capital One’s Managing Director, International.
“We are exporting our Information-Based Strategy worldwide. Many countries are prime opportunities for Capital One,” said Nigel Morris, Capital One’s President and Chief Operating Officer. “More than 13 million customers in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada already benefit from our mass- customized, competitively priced products. By joining Alan and our International team, Dominic will enable us to introduce Capital One and our quality products and services to a wider global audience.”
Mr. Allen joins Capital One after managing Trans National’s French, German and UK operations for seven years. Previously, Mr. Allen consulted for Bain & Company in Paris, as well as managed numerous multinational projects for Schlumberger Oil Well Services and a French construction company. He is a graduate of Balliol College, Oxford University in Engineering and Economics and was awarded his MBA with distinction from Insead.
Headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, Capital One Financial Corporation () is a financial services company with more than 7,000 associates worldwide, whose principal subsidiaries, Capital One Bank and Capital One, F.S.B., offer consumer lending products. Capital One subsidiaries are among the largest providers of MasterCard and Visa credit cards in the world.Details