Equiniti International Payments strengthens team with six new hires

Source: Equiniti

The leading global payments provider, Equiniti International Payments, has appointed six new members of staff as it drives forward further growth across the business.

Aftab Baig joins the global payments provider as Head of FinCrime Compliance (Interim), and reports into Nick Pedersen, Managing Director. Thomas Campbell joins as Business Development Director, reporting into Nick Pedersen and David Beresford. David Poore joins as Relationship Management Director, reporting into Nick Pedersen.

Based at Equiniti International Payments’ offices in Crawley, Aftab will be responsible for ensuring the business is further developing its capabilities to meet the evolving challenge of financial crime, a key role to guarantee Equiniti’s edge in the technological development of international payments networks. He joins from HSBC, where he held the role of Hybrid Project Manager & Business Analyst and has over ten years’ experience in financial crime compliance, having also held similar roles at Lloyds Banking Group and Barclays.

Thomas will lead the new business sales effort and help drive growth in new target markets such as eCommerce, travel and leisure, challenger banks and financial institutions, based from Equiniti International Payments’ London office. Previously, Head of Sales at Ebury Partners, Thomas has also held the role of Corporate FX Dealer at Western Union and has over six years’ experience in the FX and payments sector.

Also London based, David will lead the relationship management team to ensure the highest standards of service and execution are met for new and existing customers. He joins from Moneycorp where has spent the last ten years as a Senior Corporate FX Dealer, in charge of various relationship teams.

Oliver Ayres and Callum Miles have also joined as Business Development Manager and Business Development Associate and will report into Thomas Campbell, with Amy Kilpin joining as Head of Marketing. Amy will be responsible for managing and implementing all elements of marketing across the business and reports into Nick Pedersen.

Nick Pedersen, Managing Director of Equiniti International Payments said: “We’re thrilled to welcome each new team member and their arrivals further strengthen our high calibre international payments offering.

“Their appointments demonstrate the solid growth we have achieved so far and strongly express our ambition for further growth throughout 2017 and beyond. As we look to target new market sectors, our aim to marry simple, clear products with an integrated end-to-end payments solution has not changed, and we will continue to thrive in delivering payments simply, quickly and efficiently.”

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