Monitise Americas appoints Lisa Stanton CEO

Source: Monitise Americas

Monitise Americas, the mobile banking and payments service provider, today announced the appointment of Lisa Stanton as its Chief Executive Officer.

Stanton previously held the position of Executive Vice President, and in her new role is focused on building the Monitise Ecosystem in the U.S. by expanding relationships with all of Monitise Americas' key stakeholders including mobile carriers, financial institutions, card issuers, merchants and transaction networks.

Prior to joining Monitise Americas, Stanton spent 16 years with Citizens Financial Group (the U.S. Division of RBS), most recently leading the payments and ATM businesses. Stanton has served on the MasterCard Debit Advisory Board, the STAR Marketing Advisory Board, the NYCE Network Oversight Board and is frequently featured as a speaker and subject matter expert in the area of mobilizing payments.

"We are pleased to have Lisa on board as CEO of Monitise Americas during this exciting time for the company," said Frank D'Angelo, Chairman of Monitise Americas and Group President of Metavante Corporation's Payments Solutions Group. "With her knowledge of U.S. payments networks, affinity programs and payment advancements such as contactless transactions, she will really add to the success of Monitise Americas."

Alastair Lukies, Chief Executive of Monitise plc added, "We have been laying the foundation for the now inevitable growth of mobile banking and payments across the globe. This year is all about delivering this vision to the end consumer. Based on their success already, I am certain that Lisa and her team will establish Monitise Americas as a global showcase for the future of mobile financial services."

Monitise Americas launched in the fall of 2007 and delivers mobile financial services directly to consumer's mobile devices through a highly secure and easily scalable service. The solution is compatible across multiple mobile carriers giving consumers the flexibility to use the service without switching handsets or carriers.

"With over 233 million mobile subscribers in the U.S., mobile banking is one of the most comprehensive channels and broadest customer bases in the world," said Stanton. "I'm honored to work with such a talented team so committed to success, and am excited about leading the charge to bring mobile banking and payments to virtually every consumer."

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