Worldline, operating its Terminals, Solutions and Services Global Business Line (TSS GBL) under the Ingenico brand, the global leader in seamless payments, has announced that Anushka Weeratunga (pictured) has been appointed as Managing Director (MD) of the Pacific region. Anushka Weeratunga will be taking over from Salvatore Ridulfo who will retire from Mid-July.
Prior to joining Worldline TSS, Anushka Weeratunga spent 14 years at Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) where he most recently held the position of Executive Director, Corporate Banking Solutions., in charge of the innovation and transformation agendas across the payment portfolio within the bank. As a former key Worldline TSS customer, Anushka has worked closely with TSS teams in Australia and has a deep understanding of the Worldline TSS business.
Anushka brings with him a wealth of experience in driving accelerated business growth, strategic business development, executive product management and transformational change, by launching new products and solutions, and delivering strategic business outcomes through the leadership of diverse teams. Anushka will leverage his deep knowledge of the Australian payments industry and his strong relationships with many of the Worldline TSS customers in Australia to lead the company into its next phase of growth and transformation in the Pacific region.
“I am pleased to welcome Anushka Weeratunga into his new role and I look forward to him driving the next steps of our journey across the Pacific markets. At the same time, I would like to thank Salvatore Ridulfo for his hard work and dedication to Worldline TSS and its customers in the Pacific region.”, said Nigel Lee, APAC SVP, Worldline Group’s TSS GBL.
“I am thrilled to join Worldline TSS as the Managing Director of the Pacific region. As the market-leading payment solutions provider, I believe we are in a unique position to deliver meaningful transformation to the world of commerce, and I look forward to working with our talented teams to make it happen. ”, said Anushka Weeratunga, Pacific MD, Worldline Group’s TSS GBL.
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