MANGOPAY appoints Ronen Benchetrit as Chief Technology Officer
By Gloria Methri
MANGOPAY, the European payment solutions provider for marketplaces and platforms has announced an addition to its executive leadership team.
Ronen Benchetrit has been appointed as MANGOPAY’s Chief Technology Officer and joined the executive committee following the acquisition by Advent International.
Benchetrit brings three decades of experience leading high-performing tech and engineering teams to help MANGOPAY build a modern, resilient, and scalable tech. He will strategize and execute the tech evolution to support business growth, working closely with MANGOPAY’s leadership.
Speaking on the appointment, MANGOPAY CEO Romain Mazeries said, “I am excited to welcome Ronen Benchetrit. Ronen’s experience will be game changing to accelerate our growth. In the last couple months, Ronen is already driving the company’s global technology strategy by fostering a strong engineering culture as well as by providing technical leadership across all areas of the business.”
Based in the UK, Benchetrit joins MANGOPAY from Bumble, a dating and networking app, where he served as CTO. Prior to that, Benchetrit was the CTO for a UK challenger bank and pioneering peer-to-peer lender Zopa. He also served as CTO for online gaming operator PokerStars, where he led the tech function from private company stage through to its initial public offering. At MANGOPAY, he plans to double the team in the next 24 month, enlisting top-tier talent in all departments.
“The platform economy is booming. Platforms have become an essential driver for e-commerce growth, as it brings so many benefits for both buyers and sellers. Mastering payments at scale in this field is complex yet key to all platforms. Compounded with the business growth, this creates an exciting tech journey for our tech team, and I’m thrilled to join MANGOPAY at such a key moment in its evolution”, said Ronen Benchetrit, Chief Technology Officer at MANGOPAY.
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