Paymentology new CPO to spearhead payment infrastructure growth

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Global issuer-processor Paymentology has announced the appointment of new Chief Product Officer Stephen Bowe to the company. 

Bowe brings 15 years of experience in banking payments across the globe in multiple markets. He will be in charge of overseeing Paymentology’s payment infrastructure and finding next-generation solutions. 

The new Paymentology CPO will also ensure that products make it to market launch more efficiently and that card programmes are more streamlined. He will also be responsible for strengthening connections between product and technology teams. 

Jeff Parker, CEO at Paymentology, commented on Bowe’s appointment: “At Paymentology, we are embarking on a transformative phase in our growth journey. 

“To continue enhancing our next-generation payments platform across the globe, having exceptional talent in strategic positions is crucial. Stephen’s track record of building outstanding financial products is clear, and his experience will be instrumental in guiding us as we strive to reach new milestones.”

Bowe has previously worked with clients and organisations across Australia & New Zealand, Asia and Europe. He started his career with Accenture and gained experience in the telecommunications industry with BT, Vodafone, and Cable & Wireless

At the Bank of New Zealand, Bowe led the bank’s technology and digital experiences teams. He also served as CPO at WorldFirst, building out an advanced cross-border payments platform. 

He joins Paymentology from Nationwide Building Society, the world’s largest building society, where he was Director of Digital Experience and Innovation.

Regarding his new role, Bowe said: “Paymentology’s global presence and focus on simplifying card programme management align perfectly with my experience.

“I am excited to join the team and utilise our collective knowledge and expertise to further add to Paymentology’s leading payments processing and issuing product stack, enhancing the tools available to banks, fintechs and other businesses to drive their growth, differentiation and innovation.”