LONDON – (BUSINESS WIRE) – November 30, 2021–
DNA Payments Group (the Group), one of the largest independent and vertically integrated omnichannel payments companies in the UK and EU, is delighted to welcome Lloyd Hutchinson as Group Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and Andras Mecser as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
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Andras Mecser, CFO at DNA Payments. Image Credit: DNA Payments
A graduate of the University of York, Lloyd held sales leadership roles at Ebury and Airwallex, as Managing Director UK & IRE and later as Head of EMEA. With a successful track record in building and growing fintech companies, Lloyd’s appointment will drive the company’s strategic goals to achieve organic and structural growth.
Lloyd Hutchinson said: “I am delighted to join DNA at such an exciting time. As an integrated omnichannel payment provider, we enable our partners and merchants to develop and optimize their revenue base seamlessly in the context of an ever-changing market. As we take on the historic historical players, we are establishing ourselves as a dominant force in the UK. Going forward, I will support the company’s strategic growth program, which focuses on expansion through strategic acquisitions, entering new geographies and driving our organic engines. “
Andras joins DNA Payments Group with over 17 years of experience in the financial services industry. He will be responsible for driving the Group’s growth strategy, value creation, transformation, finance and operational excellence, based in the company’s London office.
Andras, with an MBA from London Business School and an MA from Corvinus University Budapest, joins DNA Payments Group from Zepz (formerly WorldRemit). At Zepz, he served as Group CFO, overseeing finance, treasury, legal and compliance, and serving on the UK board of directors. Prior to joining Zepz, he was CFO at Ebury, working in several functions, and he worked at McKinsey for several years.
Andras Mecser commented: “The Group is at an inflection point for growth. I look forward to proactively helping drive strategy and pragmatic execution as we move forward and grow, as part of a team that has made tremendous strides in building a system integrated, omnichannel solution. “
Arif Babayev, co-founder of DNA Payments Group, added: “Our appointment of Lloyd and Andras cements our commitment to the development and growth of the Group. We are convinced that they both possess the leadership qualities required to realize our ambitious plans as a leader in the UK and European payment solutions markets.
“We are confident that Lloyd and Andras will help us define and achieve these goals to increase our ever increasing market share. We wish them all the best as we move forward. “
About DNA Payments Group
DNA Payments Limited, founded by Arif Babayev and Nurlan Zhagiparov, is one of the largest independent, fully vertically integrated omnichannel payments companies in the UK and EU.
It includes Optomany, which serves large and medium-sized businesses; 123 Send Limited and Active Payments, which provide services to SME customers. DNA Payments is also one of the largest providers of PaaS and SaaS services to multinational acquirers and banks.
DNA Payments currently serves 50,000 merchants in the UK and the EU, with over £ 800million processed each month; 25 million monthly transactions; and more than 70,000 point of sale terminals in use worldwide.
With its head office in London and operational centers in Kent, Cheshire and Oxford, DNA Payments Limited is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority to provide payment services under the Payment Services Regulation 2017.
DNA Payments recently raised £ 100million from UK-based private equity firm Alchemy Partners.
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