Global Processing Services (GPS), the issuer processor of choice enabling next-generation payment technology for banks, non-banks and Fintechs, today announced the appointment of Rob France as VP of Sales EMEA.

From the outset, GPS has built a different kind of issuer processing platform, one that allows flexibility, speed to market and enables fintechs to push the boundaries to innovate, today it is powering the likes of Starling Bank, Revolut, Pleo, Glint, Stocard and Skrill.

Rob’s responsibilities include overseeing the business development, technical pre-sales and strategic partnership teams, to continue the drive in international growth and diversification of client verticals and propositions across the regions. As a member of the senior leadership team, he reports to Chief Commercial Officer, Neil Harris.

“We are delighted to welcome Rob to our senior team. He brings a depth and breadth of payment industry knowledge and experience, particularly around banking and payments that will enhance the capabilities of GPS and add to the strength of our award-winning team”, comments Joanne Dewar, CEO of Global Processing Services.

Rob brings to GPS more than 20 years’ experience in selling high tech identity mobile, payment and banking propositions accompanied with an in-depth expertise in complex solutions around the banking ecosystem. Most recently he has fortified his knowledge within areas such as Banking as a Service, Open Banking and Digital Banking.

Prior to joining GPS, Rob has held various regional sales leadership positions in companies such as Idemia, Gemalto, CPI Card Group and TomTom where he was responsible for developing go-to-market strategies coupled with direct responsibility for revenue and market share growth. Over his career Rob has built a strong network of industry contacts and partner relationships across the payments industry and banking sector.

Of his new appointment with Global Processing Services, Rob says: “I have tracked with admiration the success of GPS as the pioneer of next-gen issuer processors and I have collaborated from a partner perspective in former roles, I am extremely excited about the opportunity to help drive the next stage of accelerated growth directly”

Neil Harris, Chief Commercial Officer commenting on the appointment, says, ‘Rob joins GPS at a pivotal time, where we are seeing the company experience exponential growth globally. His wealth of expertise and experience will help support the next phase of growth of the company as we expand to new markets.”

Source: Fintech Finance