Paysend appoints Yuri Biondo as CFO for the Americas
By Delisha Fernandes
Paysend, a card-to-card transfer and global payments platform, has appointed ex-Ernst & Young auditor and American Express executive Yuri Biondo as Chief Financial Officer for the Group’s US business.
More recently, Global Corporate Controller at Tribal Credit in Miami after a period as Vice President & Controller for Latin America and the Caribbean for Visa, Yuri brings a wealth of financial services experience to Paysend and will help to drive the successful delivery of the recently announced partnership between Paysend and TelevisaUnivision in the United States and Latin America.
Ronald Millar, Chief Executive Paysend, said, “Yuri is a valuable addition to our executive team in the Americas region. His extensive experience will contribute to the growing footprint that Paysend has established in North and South America and support the important partnership we now have with TelevisaUnivision. I am very pleased to welcome him into the Paysend family.”
Group CFO Wilhelm Rohde added, “We are pleased to add further top payment industry talent to our bench, which will support our growth trajectory.”
Jairo Riveros added, “I look forward to working alongside Yuri. Good financial management is a key component of our business. Yuri’s background and experience strengthen our team in the US and bring us the disciplines that will support our expansion across the region.”
Yuri Biondo said, “Paysend is a true success story. Over a relatively short period, it has become one of the leading global money transfer services. I am delighted to join the Group to play my part in the continued growth, working alongside Jairo.”
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