Paymentology appoints former Marqueta Director Jeff Parker as new CEO

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Paymentology has announced Jeff Parker as the company’s new CEO, succeeding his predecessors Abe Smith and Angy Watson who shared the position. 

Assuming his new position with immediate effect, Parker has over 20 years of experience in the global fintech and financial services sectors across four continents. His previous role as SVP and Managing Director of Marqueta enabled him to enhance the company’s go-to-market strategy. 

As well as building operational functions internationally and advancing Marqueta’s services in key markets such as Europe and APAC, Parker also held the CEO position at World First, playing an instrumental role in its sale to Chinese conglomerate Ant Group.

Parker has also held senior positions at Macquarie Bank, JP Morgan, Accenture and OFX. At OFX, a Sydney-based international payments company, leading its global B2B team.

Parker commented: “I am delighted to take on the role of CEO at Paymentology, an organisation that has already created a strong global value proposition in the payments space. 

“Their rapid growth speaks volumes, and my focus will be on building Paymentology’s position as the global neo-processor of choice for fintechs, telcos, corporates and challenger banks. 

“Together, we will continue our growth trajectory, ensuring that Paymentology continues to provide next-generation payment solutions on a global scale. I look forward to collaborating with this exceptional team and contributing to Paymentology’s ongoing success.”

Rowan Brewer, Chairman at Paymentology, added: “We embarked on a thorough search for our new CEO, seeking an individual who not only embodies the core values of Paymentology’s culture but also possesses a proven record of success. Jeff emerged as the perfect fit, with his wealth of international payments experience from prominent global organisations. 

“We are confident that Jeff will not only uphold our values but also spearhead our mission of positively impacting lives globally.”