Earthport appoints new European head

Source: Earthport

Earthport, the leading network for cross-border payments, is pleased to announce the appointment of Beau Andersen as Head of Europe.

Beau will be responsible for leading our team and working directly with Earthport’s clients across Europe, implementing all elements of the sales process, business development, account management and sales leadership.

Beau is a seasoned European sales director with over 20 years’ experience in the IT products and services market, with particular expertise in the banking industry. He has a proven track record of building successful technology businesses, including leadership roles at CSC, Rule Financial and Keane. He will be based in London, where Earthport is headquartered.

Earthport, a regulated payments institution, is one of the fastest growing cross-border payments companies in the world, having established a central clearing hub for payments into 65 countries. The appointment of Beau represents continued investment in the growth strategy at Earthport and highlights the opportunities which Earthport sees in the region as it continues to expand its offering across Europe.

Beau Andersen, Head of Europe, Earthport, said: “I’m delighted to be joining Earthport which, as the leading cross-border payment network, works with some of the biggest names in the banking industry. The company is witnessing growing demand for its solutions in Europe and I look forward to working with the team to help secure the many opportunities the market has to offer.”

Hank Uberoi, CEO of Earthport, said: “As the fintech industry continues to look for ways to bring greater efficiencies to the payments market, we see financial institutions moving away from traditional correspondent banking towards alternative models for their low value cross-border payments.

“We are thrilled Beau has joined us at this time of rapid development for Earthport. He has an excellent track record and has worked extensively in the banking industry. We are very excited to have him on board as we enter the next stage of our development.”

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