LONDON & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Payza, one of the largest payment platforms for e-commerce, corporate disbursement and remittances, announced today that Alastair Graham is the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Graham brings to Payza more than 20 years of experience providing companies with strategic direction. The CEO title is a new position for the company.
“Payza is now in more countries than PayPal and deals in nearly as many local currencies. This represents an enormous opportunity for the expansion of our services within local geographies and I am looking forward to leading the company into its next phase of growth.”
“Alastair has spent his career taking companies to their next level of growth, something that we look forward to through his leadership,” said Pontus Ljunggren, Communications Director of MHPillars, Payza’s parent company. “His experience in the payments industry will also enable Payza to extend its offerings through the 197 countries we serve today.”
Prior to joining Payza, Graham was founder and director of 5 Grams of Plastic, which provides strategic guidance to companies in the payments industry. In this position, Graham concentrated on growing multiple payments businesses, which represent a cross-section of the payments industry, including: issuers, processors, network organizations and service providers. Before leading 5 Grams of Plastic, Graham helped start up several companies and co-founded TransSend Payments Ltd., a financial services company that focused on the rapidly growing stored-value card market, that generated $100 million in card program volumes within two and a half years from startup.
“This company has seen phenomenal growth—more than 300 per cent in the last three years alone,” said Graham. “Payza is now in more countries than PayPal and deals in nearly as many local currencies. This represents an enormous opportunity for the expansion of our services within local geographies and I am looking forward to leading the company into its next phase of growth.”
Graham holds a degree in Medical Biochemistry from Birmingham (UK) University.
Payza is one of the largest payment platforms for e-commerce, corporate disbursements and remittances worldwide.
Payza offers a highly-secure e-wallet that provides businesses and consumers with convenient and flexible solutions for sending and receiving payments worldwide. The company’s solutions are competitively priced, easy to integrate and backed by friendly and efficient customer support.
Payza also provides merchants a host of tools and services including fraud screening, dispute resolution, currency exchange, global payouts and disbursement services. The company offers access to payment services in both traditional and emerging markets. It operates in 197 countries and 22 different currencies with more than nine million members and 75,000 merchants.
Our solutions open up new sources of revenue for merchants through new markets, and greater access to affordable financial transactions for consumers around the globe.
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