Accourt Limited, a leading provider of consultancy services to the financial services industry, announced today that Peter Trembling has joined the company, as a Partner in the business.
Peter has over 20 years of experience in the field of International Cards and Payments, including five years at American Express, five years at MBNA International and was the founder of two specialist card consultancy practices.
He has advised banks and card issuers in every continent around the world covering over 30 countries, as well as brokering co-brand card partnerships for over 50 rights-holders in airline, retail, travel, and sport. Peter has operated as a consultant to MasterCard, Visa and American Express and was the Chairman of the inaugural MasterCard Annual European Card Programme of the Year Awards. His speciality is in working with rights holders and assisting them in optimising the value of their card and payment opportunities, whether that be through a traditional co-branded or affinity relationship or from the advent of new technology such as mobile payments, cashless stadia and arenas, virtual cards etc.
Commenting on his new role, Peter said: "The card and payments industry is probably embarking upon its most exciting era yet with the emergence of new payment technologies and access to a global consumer audience. I am absolutely delighted to be joining such a highly regarded organisation as Accourt, at such a key stage in this evolution, and I look forward to being part of the team that plays an integral role in the development of card and payment products across our client base."
John Berns, Partner at Accourt, welcomed Peter to the company: "We are delighted to be working with Peter; his experience and knowledge in the area of co-branding and working with rights holders to extract the maximum value from their programmes is a perfect and complementary fit for Accourt. As the digital revolution gains momentum and traditional plastic products are complemented by electronic forms, our clients are seeking to leverage the brand assets they possess and customer loyalty, technology and payment are key components in the mix."&