OpenPayd appoints Daniel Belda as Head of Product Strategy
By Joy Dumasia
OpenPayd, leading global payments and banking-as-a-service platform, has announced the appointment of Daniel Belda as its Head of Product Strategy. Belda will define the go-to-market approach for OpenPayd’s embedded finance and BaaS product suite, oversee its services’ continuous improvement, and build new FinTech propositions for its diverse set of clients.
Before joining OpenPayd, Belda spent just under five years in senior positions at Worldpay, developing a domestic acquiring solution for the Brazilian market and left the business as VP of Digital Content and Gaming. Belda also led expansion for Open Banking provider Yolt, where he supported its e-money account and debit card rollout.
Over the course of his career, Belda has developed a deep knowledge of the global e-commerce payments landscape. His appointment comes as the fast-growing FinTech pushes ahead with an ambitious roadmap that will see its rapid expansion intensify during 2022.
Daniel Belda, Head of Product Strategy at OpenPayd, said: “Payments are changing – from the methods to the companies facilitating them and embedded finance is the driving force behind this change. Through the OpenPayd platform, businesses are able to bring these embedded finance capabilities to life. I’m excited to be on this journey with them, overseeing the work of our product team and supporting OpenPayd’s significant growth around the world.”
Recently, IBS Intelligence reported that According to new data from OpenPayd, global payments and banking-as-a-service platform, most European brands are looking to join the embedded finance boom via embedded payments offering. Nearly all companies surveyed (96%) said they were planning to offer embedded payments to customers in the next five years or are seriously thinking about doing so, edging out embedded banking (94%), short-term lending (69%) and embedded insurance (69%).
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