VocaLink, the specialist provider of transaction services, today announced the appointment of Patricia Pittomvils as Sales Director for Europe.
The appointment follows the launch of VocaLink's Euro CSM on 28 January which has successfully attracted a number of significant cash management banks from across Europe to use the service.
Commenting on her arrival, Paul Taylor, Head of Market Development, said, "Patricia is a superb addition to VocaLink's growing European team. She brings a wealth of experience having spent a number of years successfully navigating the payments industry. With SEPA Direct Debit the next major milestone on the European landscape, VocaLink is currently engaged in a number of exciting opportunities across Europe to help banks reduce their costs and grow volume so Patricia's arrival comes at the perfect time."
Patricia, who is fluent in several European languages, is originally from Luxembourg and holds a degree from the University of Heidelberg in Germany. Her previous role was as Vice President for Industry Relations and Market Growth at IT service company TietoEnator. Prior to this, Patricia worked in the payments, treasury and cash management sector for more than 15 years in various senior positions within Fundtech, Logica and SWIFT.
Patricia, speaking of her role said, "I am very excited to be joining VocaLink. The company has already made superb progress in Europe and I am very attracted by the company's vision for the future."