LONDON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Spire Payments is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Lyon as Commercial Director for its Northern European region.
Richard has over 30 years of multidisciplinary experience with an extensive background in Cards and Payments, Sales, Finance, Operations and Customer Service. Before co-founding Monetize Consulting in 2011, Richard was Customer Services Director for Ingenico, Northern Europe, Managing Director of Sagem Matsu, SVP of Thyron Systems and held various senior appointments in Payments and Commercial Banking within HSBC.
Nick Parsons, Managing Director of Spire Payments, Northern Europe comments, ‘I am delighted that Richard has joined the Spire Payments team. Richard’s business acumen, entrepreneurial spirit and extensive experience of the Cards and Payments industry from within both the banking and POS industries will greatly contribute to the development and evolution of the Spire Payments business in Northern Europe.’
Richard Lyon says of his move to Spire Payments ‘the move to Spire Payments represents an exciting opportunity to join an established team with an enviable reputation for delivering quality products and services to a broad range of customers both in the UK and Europe. The launch of a new range of products gives Spire Payments the opportunity to significantly build upon its growing customer base and established principle of placing the customer at the centre of its day-to-day activities. The Payments market is evolving quickly and Spire Payments is well placed to lead with solutions and respond to challenges. I look forward to being part of this evolution and taking Spire Payments forward to even greater success.’
In a world of converging technologies in which e-commerce, mobile commerce, and social networks cross over into traditional electronic payment, Spire Payments applies its thirty years of expertise to bring to market innovative, highly secure and future proof devices and solutions that promote seamless payment transactions to all end-points around a user experience that is both interactive and rewarding. Spire Payments, the fastest growing European POS solutions provider, is one of the original pioneers to develop world-class secure electronic payment solutions - from fixed, portable and mobile payment solutions to PIN pads and unattended terminals for integration with cash register systems and self-service kiosks.