LONDON, MONTREAL and NEW YORK, March 28, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Optimal
Payments Plc (LSE AIM: OPAY), a leading global online payments and risk
management provider, is pleased to announce that its President and CEO,
Joel Leonoff, was named CEO of the year at the UK Stock Market Awards
2014 last night, March 27, 2014.
The UK Stock Market Awards, run by MSM Media Group owner of Shares
Magazine, rewards companies and individuals that are judged to have
contributed the most to creating shareholder value.
Under Joel's tenure, the company has outperformed many of its peers as
well as the FTSE All-Share Index. The share price has risen by 150% in
the past year alone, creating a company with a market capitalisation of
over $1 billion as of March 2014.
Joel Leonoff said: "I am honoured to receive this award which recognises
that Optimal Payments has been successful in producing an exceptional
performance in 2013 with strong growth revenue and profits, at the same
time as delivering real and sustainable value for shareholders.
"This could not have been achieved without the dedication of our
management team and employees worldwide. This is an accolade for the
Optimal family, well done, I graciously accept this award on behalf of
everyone at Optimal who made this possible and look forward to our
continued success in the future."
About Optimal Payments PLC
Optimal Payments is a global provider of online payment solutions,
trusted by businesses and consumers in over 200 countries and
territories to move and manage billions of dollars each year.
Merchants use the NETBANX® platform and services to simplify how they
accept credit and debit card, direct-from-bank, and alternative and
local payments; and the NETELLER® service to increase revenues and
capture new customers. Consumers use the multilingual and
multicurrency NETELLER and Net+® Card stored-value offering to make
secure and convenient payments. Optimal Payments Plc is quoted on the
London Stock Exchange's AIM, with a ticker symbol of OPAY. Subsidiary
company Optimal Payments Ltd is authorised and regulated as an e-money
issuer by the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FRN: 900015).
For more information on Optimal Payments visit www.optimalpayments.com or subscribe at http://www.optimalpayments.com/media/email-alerts.
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