Upgrade Hires John Dye

Renaud Laplanche’s new consumer lending platform, Upgrade, has announced a new executive hire; John Dye will be joining the executive team as general counsel; John brings experience from Western Union and has also worked at Freddie Mac, Citigroup and Salomon Smith Barney; John Dye will support the firm’s legal, compliance and regulatory operations; he is joined by Louis Shansky who has also been hired as deputy counsel. Source