Payments services and technologies provider SafeCharge International Group Ltd (LON:SCH) has announced the appointment of Robert Caplehorn and Jeremy Nicholds as non-executive directors of the Company and the concurrent retirement of Ed Warner from the Board.
Mr Caplehorn, who has been previously Vice-President of Legal Global Operations for Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL), is a dual qualified lawyer in the US and the UK. With 35 years of experience in the banking, e-payments and internet sectors, he has an extensive knowledge of startup and growth companies in the Fintech sector, as well as 10 years of board level experience in a fast paced international environment.
Mr Nicholds is an experienced commercial director with a track record of delivering innovation and driving sales and marketing across different sectors and geographies. His previous roles include Executive Director (Mobile) at Visa Europe, Senior Vice President (European Sales and Marketing) at MasterCard Europe and Head of Personal Cards at NatWest Cards. Mr Nicholds is also currently a non-executive director of AIM-listed Vipera plc.
Mr Warner retires from the Board of which he has been a member since the Company’s IPO in April 2014.
SafeCharge’s Chairman, Roger Withers, said:
We are delighted to welcome Robert and Jeremy to the Company. Their significant international experience and expertise in the e-payments sector will be invaluable to SafeCharge at this stage of the Company’s development.
On behalf of the Board I would also like to thank Ed for the significant contribution he has made to Company since its IPO.”