Wonga Group hired Joanna Baker as its new group Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Baker will join the short-term lender in April from Worldpay.

Prior to joining Worldpay, Baker spend over a decade at Barclaycard and Barclays, where she was CFO of Barclaycard’s Global Business Solutions as well as head of strategy and planning at Barclays Corporate.

Tara Kneafsey, Group Chief Executive Officer of Wonga, said she looked forward to welcoming Joanna to the business. “Jo brings almost two decades of valuable customer-focused experience in financial services and will be a great addition to the team as we continue on the path to sustainable, responsible and profitable growth. I would like to thank Paul Miles for the vital role he has played over the last two years as we have put the foundations in place to return Wonga to growth.”