Icon Solutions appoints Simon Wilson from Token as globals software sales head

Source: Icon Solutions

Icon Solutions, the creator of IPF and leading provider of technology solutions and instant payments expertise, today announced the appointment of Simon Wilson as Global Software Sales Director.

Simon brings a wealth of experience across the financial services industry globally, particularly in the Instant Payments space. He has worked with leading software companies in the financial services sector, most recently Token, where he was Sales Director focused on Open Banking. Previously, Simon was the Business Development Director at ACI Worldwide, working to establish the Instant Payments business across Europe and North America. Further experience with that gained at Misys, FIS, and IBM in Global sales roles makes Simon a great addition to the team as we drive new sales opportunities globally and help our customers embrace the possibilities of real time.

Tom Kelleher, Commercial Director at Icon Solutions, said:
“We’re delighted to welcome Simon to Icon at a really exciting time in our growth. He makes a great addition to the Icon team and he will be instrumental in our mission to help our customers deliver Instant Payments.

“Simon’s extensive knowledge of the financial and technology sectors will be invaluable in helping Icon deliver real value to our customers. We are at the forefront of the global payments evolution and extending our reach via our leading Instant Payments solution, IPF. We’re excited to bring Simon onboard, as are our partners. One mentioned recently that he is an excellent hire.”

Simon Wilson, Global Software Sales Director at Icon Solutions, said:
“With the move to Open Banking and real-time payments banks face their most challenging and transformative years ever. The modernization of payment systems to enable innovation, scale, security and reliability will be essential ingredients for success. Icon’s product leadership in Instant Payments and the great work the team have done with IPF are recognised globally. I'm really looking forward to working with so many experts in the field, helping Icon’s clients leverage the opportunities that Instant Payments offer and continuing to grow the footprint and capability that IPF provides.”
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