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Me & My Money: Wise exec can afford to quit job, but continues to work to help firm succeed

Mr Nilan Peiris is chief product officer at Wise, a British fintech firm. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

SINGAPORE – One simple transaction could allow financial services executive Nilan Peiris and his family – indeed, even his future grandchildren – to quit the rat race and live the high life, but he is not cashing in that golden ticket just yet.

It has certainly been tempting. All he needs to do is sell his remaining company shares in Wise, a British financial technology firm where he is the chief product officer. 

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