London – Bankable is pleased to welcome Mark Davey, previously Executive Vice President for the International Financial Institution (IFI) market at Fidelity Information Services (FIS), as a board member and equity investor. FIS Global is the world’s largest technology and services provider, with over 14,000 clients in around 110 countries. In 2014, FIS topped the IDC Financial Insights FinTech Rankings’ fourth year in a row.
Mark brings with him an extensive experience in the area of global financial solutions. “Mark’s global leadership, track record and strategic experience will be instrumental in Bankable’s growth and international expansion,” said Eric Mouilleron, Founder and CEO.
Mark decided to retire from FIS recently to pursue a non-executive portfolio career in order to be able to focus more his personal philanthropic and charitable interests, including his personal foundation. Mark has selected Bankable as one of only a few Financial Technology companies that he will be involved with. “Bankable is a fascinating organisation with huge potential to grow and become a meaningful player in the provision of exciting new technology in the payments area. Their solutions are innovative and well-crafted, whilst the company is driven by an experienced and enthusiastic team. I am delighted that Eric has invited me to join the board and look forward to the opportunity to use my industry experience to help deliver on their ambitions.”
At FIS, Mark was responsible for all aspects of global performance of FIS in EMEA, Asia, Australasia and Latin America/Caribbean markets. Under Mark’s leadership, FIS established a presence outside of North America and grew its IFI business from a 300 person, $90M business in 2004 into a global powerhouse with more than $1.2B in revenue and over 15,000 staff.
Prior to this position, Mark served as the group managing director of the company’s EMEA International division. Mark has over 20 years of experience in the IT and banking industries and has held a number of senior management positions. Prior to joining FIS in 2004, Mark held leadership roles including managing director of LANSA Europe, global sales director of Misys Retail Banking Systems and 11 years in several management positions at Unisys.
Bankable is a global architect of innovative payment solutions for corporates, banks and retailers. Its solutions – including e-wallets, m-wallets, remittance services, P2P money transfers and prepaid card programmes – are available in the form of white-label self-service platforms as well as via APIs. Their proprietary software assets help organisations streamline their payment processes while unlocking new revenue opportunities. While banks and retailers can quickly launch new corporate or retail financial products, their “Banking as a Service” approach enables any organisation with a large customer base to offer light banking services to their customers. For more information, visit www.bnkbl.com and follow @wearebankable on Twitter.