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Global Processing Services names Simon Stanford as Chief Revenue Officer

By Joy Dumasia

May 06, 2022

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  • CRO
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Global Processing Services (GPS), a leading global payment technology platform, has 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 focusing 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 over 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.” 

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. 

Recently, IBS Intelligence reported that Global Processing Services, a leading global payment technology platform, announced a new strategic partnership with Mastercard. Together, GPS and Mastercard have worked in partnership to launch and scale hundreds of card programmes for some of the most successful and innovative FinTechs globally, including Revolut, Starling Bank and Curve, amongst many others across Europe and Asia-Pacific.

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