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LIXI appoints new Board Chair

LIXI appoints New Chair

Posted on: December 9, 2021


LIXI Limited ('LIXI') has announced that Mike Thanos, Co-Founder & GM - IDS at Domain Group, has been elected as Chairman of the LIXI Board.

Mike was instrumental in the founding of LIXI in 2000 and this is the second time that Mike has donated his time to serve on the LIXI Board. Mike is the co-founder and GM of property data and analytics provider IDS (recently acquired by the Domain Group) and co-founder of mortgage origination technology and BPO business LTX (Lending Technology Services).

Commenting on the appointment, Mike Thanos said:
“LIXI has made strong progress in the last 4 years under Stephen’s Chairmanship. We enter our third decade with a unique opportunity to serve the industry by building on the data standards and tools that are vital for an open and efficient industry ecosystem. It is an honour to be appointed Chair and I look forward to working towards realising LIXI’s full potential with Shane and the Board.”

Speaking about the appointment, LIXI CEO, Dr Shane Rigby said:
“As someone with two decades of experience with LIXI, it is tremendous that Mike has elected to be LIXI’s chair. It is an exciting time for LIXI with membership and licensee numbers continuing to grow and LIXI2 adoption in both Australia and New Zealand increasing. Mike’s deep experience and knowledge with LIXI will help steer LIXI through our next phase, driving efficiencies across lending. LIXI as an organisation has evolved substantially during Stephen’s time as Chair. I would personally like to thank Stephen for the contributions he has made in the role, and look forward to his ongoing role as director.”

Stephen is currently Managing Director of the PCF Group (PLAN, Choice & FAST) and has voluntarily served as a Director of LIXI for 5 years and held the position of Chairman for 4 of those years. After stepping down as chair, Stephen will continue as a director on the LIXI Board.

Commenting on the appointment, outgoing Chair Stephen Moore said:
“It has been my absolute pleasure to be Chair of LIXI for the last 4 years. I am proud of the substantial progress LIXI has made with adoption of data standards and tools to help the industry. I am particularly pleased to have Mike appointed as Chair and I’m sure LIXI will further benefit from the breadth of his experience.”

Published: 9th December 2021