Worldline, operating its Terminals, Solutions and Services Global Business Line (TSS GBL) under the Ingenico brand, the global leader in seamless payments, announced that Nigel Lee (pictured) has been appointed as Senior Vice President for the APAC region of its TSS GBL. Nigel will be leading the transformation of the TSS GBL APAC business to establish Worldline’s TSS GBL as the ecosystem enabler and trusted technology partner in the new world of payments acceptance.
Nigel Lee brings to Worldline more than 20 years’ experience in the financial and payments industries, most recently as an Operating Partner at Apis Partners, a private equity asset manager focused on Financial Services in Growth Markets including Asia Pacific. Prior to this, Nigel held various executive positions at American Express, MoneyGram International and FirstData International, through which he has played a leading role in reshaping and growing the financial service space in the world’s most dynamic payments markets. He is also currently an advisor to the board of Swissclear Global (Tappp), a digital entertainment service provider, and an Advisory Board Member of the Emerging Payments Association in Asia.
With a deep knowledge of the online and in-store payments, growth and innovation in digital commerce, financial services, and e-/m-commerce spaces, in both developed and developing markets, Nigel has demonstrated a strong track record of transforming and growing technology and financial services companies in ever more complex business environments.
As the Senior Vice President for Worldline’s TSS GBL in the APAC region, Nigel will join the TSS GBL’s Management Committee and will be based in Singapore.
“With his deep knowledge of the payments industry, our customers, and the challenges they currently face, Nigel brings to Worldline Group a wealth of expertise and experience to support the transformation of our TSS GBL into an open ecosystem leveraging Axium, our open Android Payment Platform, as a path towards our Payments Platform as a Service (PPaaS) offering in the Asia Pacific region. We are excited to have Nigel on the TSS team.”, said Matthieu Destot, EVP, Head of Worldline Group’s Terminals, Solutions & Services Global Business Line.
“I am excited to take on the position as the APAC Senior Vice President, TSS GBL Worldline as Worldline is at the forefront of rapid evolution in its digital transformation of in-store payments. I look forward to leading the APAC team through its next phase of growth as we will continue to accelerate in our digital payment transformation journey.” said Nigel Lee, APAC SVP, Worldline Group’s Terminals, Solutions & Services Global Business Line.
Worldline [Euronext: WLN] is the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry and #4 player worldwide. With its global reach and its commitment to innovation, Worldline is the technology partner of choice for merchants, banks and third-party acquirers as well as public transport operators, government agencies and industrial companies in all sectors. Powered by over 20,000 employees in more than 50 countries, Worldline provides its clients with sustainable, trusted and secure solutions across the payment value chain, fostering their business growth wherever they are. Services offered by Worldline in the areas of Merchant Services; Terminals, Solutions & Services; Financial Services and Mobility & e-Transactional Services include domestic and cross-border commercial acquiring, both in-store and online, highly-secure payment transaction processing, a broad portfolio of payment terminals as well as e-ticketing and digital services in the industrial environment. In 2020 Worldline generated a proforma revenue of 4.8 billion euros. worldline.com