Business Wire

Global Processing Services names Simon Stanford as Chief Revenue Officer

Share

Global Processing Services (GPS), a leading global payment technology platform, has today announced the appointment of Simon Stanford as Chief Revenue Officer. Based in London, Stanford sits on GPS’ global executive committee and leads the company’s global commercial, partnerships and customer relationship management, and marketing teams with a focus on developing GPS’ global partnerships ecosystem, marketing and brand strategy, and driving revenue growth worldwide.

Simon joins GPS from global online payments platform Worldpay where he was Senior Vice President Group Executive for the EMEA region and led a commercial team of over 450 people. He has more than 20 years of commercial experience, predominantly gained at global technology and telecommunications businesses including Samsung Electronics and O2 (Telefónica UK).

Joanne Dewar, Chief Executive Officer, GPS, said: “We are delighted to welcome him to our senior leadership team. Simon joins GPS at the most exciting chapter in our history to date as we prepare to embark on a rapid global expansion. Simon brings to GPS a stellar track record of success in building and leading high-performing global commercial teams and will be a pivotal player in our accelerated growth strategy for 2022 and beyond.”

Simon Stanford, Chief Revenue Officer, GPS, added: “In meeting Joanne and GPS’ new board I was impressed by the scale of their global ambition to transform the payments industry and their drive to help fintechs and entrepreneurs all over the world accelerate the digital revolution. GPS has built an impressive and diverse customer base, providing the issuer processing firepower for some of the most disruptive and fast-growing fintechs in the world. I am delighted to join the team and look forward to being part of GPS’ international growth journey.”

In January 2022, GPS announced a significant capital injection of over US$400 million, providing GPS with a bench of experienced global growth investors including Advent International – through Advent Tech and affiliate Sunley House Capital – Viking Global Investors; Temasek the global investment company headquartered in Singapore; and MissionOG, a US-based growth equity firm. In March 2022, GPS announced Mastercard had also made a strategic investment into the company.

GPS is investing strongly in its award-winning API-first payment technology platform, upgrading its infrastructure and diversifying its capabilities, with an eye on new and fast-growing verticals where adoption continues to rise, including digital banks, crypto, BNPL, open banking and cross border payments, and is expanding its international footprint worldwide.

-ends-

Notes to Editors:

About Global Processing Services (GPS)

Global Processing Services (GPS) is the trusted and proven go-to payments processing partner for today’s leading fintechs, including Revolut, Curve, Starling Bank, Zilch, WeLab Bank and Paidy. GPS has issued millions of physical and virtual cards, enabled in over 48 countries, and processes billions of transactions on its API-first cloud-based platform. GPS’ highly flexible and configurable platform places the control firmly in the hands of global fintechs, digital banks, and embedded finance providers, enabling them to deliver rich functionality to the cardholder. It is a multi-award-winning issuer processor powering next generation payment segments, including expense management, B2B payments, crypto, lending and credit (including Buy Now Pay Later (“BNPL”) propositions), digital banking, FX, remittance, open banking and more. GPS is certified by Visa and Mastercard to process and manage any credit, debit or prepaid card transaction globally, with offices in London, Newcastle, Singapore, Sydney and Dubai. Its platform is equipped to meet the stringent standards required by Tier 1 banks, integrating with over 95 issuer partners and operates programmes for a global client base.

To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.

Contact information

Media Contacts:
Louisa Bartoszek
Marcom@globalprocessing.com

About Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire



Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

Grovara Partners with Dubai Global Connect, Establishes Middle East HQ and Showroom19.5.2022 13:00:00 CEST | Press release

Grovara, the easy global wholesale experience, announces it has signed a lease agreement and become formally incorporated to do business in Dubai as part of a partnership with Dubai Global Connect (DGC), a permanent wholesale market that facilitates business between international buyers and sellers. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220519005017/en/ Grovara and Dubai Global Connect cemented their partnership on April 26, 2022 at DGC's new Visitor Centre in Dubai. Standing, from left are Grovara Sales Director Eugenia Schlitter, Grovara Executive Chairman David Pottruck, Grovara Chief Innovation Officer/Co-founder Peter Groverman, Dubai Global Connect Food Business Development Lead Badreddine Soukarie, and Grovara VP of Global Supply Chain Juliana Rogenski; Seated, from left are Dubai Global Connect Head of Business Development Paul Boots and Grovara CEO/Co-founder Abu Kamara. (Photo: Business Wire) The partnersh

Zilliant Launches Quick Start Program to Speed Time to Value and First Quick Start Package, Transforming How Companies Manage Pricing in Response to Inflation19.5.2022 13:00:00 CEST | Press release

Zilliant, the industry leader in intelligent end-to-end pricing solutions and sales guidance software, today announced its Zilliant Quick Start Program, which enables significantly faster deployment times for its software and faster time-to-value for customers. The first Quick Start package of this transformative program is Zilliant Quick Start for Global and Country Price Lists, which is available beginning today. In the past, deploying price optimization and management software may have seemed time intensive or difficult to implement. As a direct result, pricing and commercial teams rely on spreadsheets to manage pricing, sales operations and commercial functions, a method that is insufficient to respond to today’s volatile market conditions. The Zilliant Quick Start program flips this paradigm, offering packaged solutions to address specific pricing and sales challenges, each of which can be up and running within the span of three to eight weeks, work seamlessly with each other on t

Eaton Introduces DC-DC Converters for 48-Volt Commercial Vehicle Architectures19.5.2022 12:30:00 CEST | Press release

Power management company Eaton today introduced a family of 48-volt DC-DC converters for diesel-powered commercial vehicles that can be used to power accessories such as antilock brakes and lighting. Unlike competitive offerings, Eaton’s DC-DC converters are operational in ambient temperatures up to 85 degrees Celsius and boast 97% design efficiency. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220519005093/en/ Eaton’s family of 48-volt DC-DC converters can be used to power accessories such as antilock brakes and lighting and are operational in ambient temperatures up to 85 degrees Celsius. (Graphic: Business Wire) “DC-DC converters are an essential part of our eMobility product portfolio and are used in a variety of vehicle applications,” said Ben Karrer, director, Technology Development, Eaton’s eMobility business. “Many commercial vehicle manufacturers are transitioning to 48-volt architectures, so having the ability to

UZ Brussel First to Treat Breast Cancer Patients with New Brainlab Deep Inspiration Breath Hold with Instant X-Ray Confirmation19.5.2022 12:01:00 CEST | Press release

Brainlab announced today that clinicians at UZ Brussel are the first to treat patients with the company’s new Deep Inspiration Breath Hold (DIBH)* technology designed to streamline image guided and surface guided radiation therapy (IGRT and SGRT) and deliver the highest quality of care for breast cancer patients. UZ Brussel is a university hospital at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel with 721 hospital beds and almost 4,000 employees. UZ Brussel successfully validated the technology and presented research at the Novalis Circle Symposium at ESTRO on May 8, 2022. The research demonstrates that Brainlab ExacTrac Dynamic® DIBH streamlines the process and increases positioning confidence through “on-the-fly” X-Ray confirmation. Internal anatomy verification at the breath hold level may increase confidence in dose sparing of critical structures like the heart. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220518005985/en/ CE-marked

Booba and Silent Seeds Announce the Launch of a New Strain of Cannabis (THC), the B-45!19.5.2022 11:35:00 CEST | Press release

Alexandre Lacarré, the co-founder of the Silent Seeds seed bank (formerly Dinafem) and the famous French rapper Booba, have announced a unique cooperation to create B-45, a seed specially designed for the artist. A first in Europe! This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220519005106/en/ (Photo: Silent Seeds) With 20 years of experience and R&D, Silent Seeds was Booba's partner of choice for the creation and distribution of his own strain of cannabis, entirely tailor-made for an exceptional result. Friday 20 May 2022 will mark the launch of B-45, an Indica-dominant hybrid resulting from crossing (Florida OG x Pre'98 Bubba Kush) x Orange Punch #66. This strain has a record THC content of more than 30%. "If you want to visit Jamaica, you just have to taste my weed". -Booba "From our first meeting, Booba knew exactly what he wanted. We soon came to the conclusion that the cannabis plant held no secrets for him. We would

In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.

Visit our pressroom