NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - EVO Payments international (EVO), a leading card payment acquirer and payment service provider operating in the United States, Canada and Europe, announced today that Darren Wilson has been appointed President - International. In this role, Mr. Wilson will be responsible for overseeing EVO's existing European businesses, supporting expansion into new geographies and introducing EVO's North American capabilities to Europe.
"We are thrilled to have Darren join the EVO team," said Jeff Rosenblatt, President of EVO. "His experience and track record in building other successful international payment businesses will further supplement our existing management team. We look forward to working with him and leveraging his global expertise and connections to expand our presence and offerings to our existing and future clients in Europe."
Prior to joining EVO, Mr. Wilson was responsible for the UK's largest provider of card payments, having served as Managing Director of Streamline, a WorldPay company. Prior to his role at WorldPay, Mr. Wilson served as President of Western Europe for Global Payments and CEO of Global Payments UK. While at Global Payments, he led the company's UK and Spanish businesses, including a major IT platform migration strategy for the company's UK customer base. Mr. Wilson's payments industry experience also includes 22 years at HSBC.
"I am excited to join EVO's management team to lead and build on the company's expansion efforts in Europe," said Mr. Wilson. "I look forward to building on EVO's already substantial European platform to further EVO's mission to be the most trusted and innovative partner in the payments industry."
About EVO Payments International, LLC
EVO Payments International, LLC is a leading payments service provider of merchant acquiring and processing solutions for merchants, Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs), financial institutions, government organizations, and multinational corporations located throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. A principal member of VISA and MasterCard, EVO offers an array of innovative, reliable and secure payments solutions, backed by an uncompromising commitment to exceed the needs of its customers and partners. Visit www.evopayments.com for more information about the company and its services.
SOURCE: EVO Payments International
For further information:
EVO Payments International, Kevin M. Hodges, +1 770 709 7330, Kevin.Hodges@evopayments.com, or Tobias F. Hauptvogel, +49 221 99577-728, PR.EMEA@evopayments.com