Specialist payments issuer processor, Global Processing Services (GPS), has strengthened its senior team with a myriad of new appointments.
The firm confirmed Richard Hodgson as Chief Financial Officer, Shaun Puckrin as Chief Product Officer, and Jerome Gudgeon as Chief Technology Officer.
The new hires bolster the executive leadership team of GPS, the payments processing partner for some of the most well-known and successful fintechs on the market, including Revolut, Starling Bank and Curve, as the business drives its global expansion plans forward beyond Europe and APAC.
Newly-appointed CFO, Hodgson will be responsible for scaling the GPS Finance function as it expands geographically, bringing more customers onto the GPS platform.
As CPO, Puckrin will set the product strategy and roadmap at GPS in his role as Chief Product Officer, ensuring that these align with the company’s overall commercial strategy of providing the most reliable and feature-rich platform to GPS customers worldwide. With more than 20 years’ experience in payments, mobile and fintech.
Gudgeon, Chief Technology Officer spearheads the technology strategy and delivery for the business, which includes overall responsibility for the development and day-to-day technology operations of the GPS Apex platform.
Commenting on the new appointments, GPS Chief Executive Officer, Joanne Dewar, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Richard, Shaun and Jerome to the leadership team at GPS. Their collective wealth of experience stands to enrich the team and propel us forward into the next stage of our evolution, which will see GPS deploying our payments processing technology into new territories and advancing the next generation of fintechs, digital banks and e-wallet providers in the rapidly evolving ecosystem.”
“The payments and fintech space is growing by leaps and bounds around the world, so it is fundamental that GPS hires the right people and expertise in order to continue leading the charge in the payments processing space,” she concluded.