ConnexPay appoints payments ‘titan’ Blair Jeffery as COO
By Gloria Methri
ConnexPay announced that it has appointed Blair Jeffery to the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO). Dubbed as ‘titan’ of the payments industry, Jeffery brings over 20 years of experience, having previously served as CEO at Vertical; Executive in Residence at LLR Equity Partners; and COO of Noventis from 2010 through the acquisition by WEX.
During his tenure there, Jeffery managed a network of more than 5,000 bank relationships and 250,000 suppliers. He has also held senior operations and business development roles at other companies across the payments and FinTEch spheres.
In his role as COO at ConnexPay, Jeffery will lead the company’s core strategic and operational teams, including Product Strategy, Marketing, Project Management, Implementations, Customer Success, and Legal.
“What excited me about joining ConnexPay was the opportunity to support an already well-honed and hungry team of professionals that share a unified focus on changing the way payments are made in the verticals we participate in,” said Blair Jeffery, COO at ConnexPay.
He added, “I am committed to getting in front of growth challenges before they become impediments to revenue and retention. As a team we have set our sights on building an industry-leading, world-class operational function, and now my job is to execute on that strategic journey.”
Bob Kaufman, Founder and CEO at ConnexPay, added, “I am excited to welcome Blair Jeffery to the ConnexPay team. His many years of payments industry experience, both acquiring and issuing, brings tremendous value to our organization, especially at this stage of our growth. This appointment welcomes a new era of international growth for ConnexPay, as Blair will be instrumental in aligning our core strategic and operational functions as we continue to transform lives by simply connecting payments for our customers.”
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