Former Worldpay exec joins funds unicorn to drive worldwide enlargement
London and Amsterdam, 2 March 2021 – Mollie, one of many fastest-growing fee service suppliers in Europe, has appointed Shane Happach as its new CEO. Happach joins Mollie from Worldpay, the place he was EVP and Head of International eCommerce. In 2020 Mollie drove 120% year-on-year progress and raised a 90 million Euro Collection B spherical, led by TCV, valuing the corporate as a unicorn.
Shane Happach, Mollie CEO
Previous to becoming a member of Mollie, Happach spent greater than ten years with Worldpay, first as Chief Business Officer of its eCommerce division and extra just lately as EVP and Head of International eCommerce. He was a member of the manager workforce at Worldpay for its London IPO and its acquisition by each Vantiv and FIS. Earlier than Worldpay, he labored with GlobalCollect – acquired by Ingenico in 2014 – in enterprise improvement roles throughout the Americas and EMEA.
“I’ve spent the final 15 years processing funds for a few of the largest and most recognisable manufacturers on the planet. I’ve come to a quite simple conclusion: retailers are considerably under-served by conventional fee service suppliers. PSP enterprise fashions are essentially about worth and quantity and, in Europe particularly, retailers want extra assist from their companions,” says Happach. “Mollie represents a really totally different method. The folks right here deeply care about retailers that don’t have entire departments devoted to funds infrastructure, addressing abandonment and securing buyer information. These companies want that assist from their PSP, a PSP whose principal job is to assist its clients develop. That’s why I’m so excited to be main Mollie as we proceed to drive product innovation and enlargement throughout Europe.”
“It’s been an thrilling seven months for Mollie, with our sturdy progress, enlargement into the UK and now the arrival of Shane,” says Adriaan Mol, founding father of Mollie. “Shane ‘will get it’. He understands the issues with the present PSP mannequin. And he understands what Mollie can do to handle these issues and simplify advanced monetary companies to assist companies develop. Shane has helped drive spectacular – 500% – progress at Worldpay. We all know he’s the precise individual to assist drive Mollie’s worldwide enlargement and guarantee our product innovation meets the rising wants of our 110,000+ clients throughout Europe.”
Happach succeeds Gaston Aussems who was Mollie’s CEO between 2013 and mid-2020. Happach will begin on April 1st, 2021 and has been formally appointed by Mollie’s Supervisory Board. His appointment has been confirmed by the Dutch Central Financial institution.
Mollie is a pioneer within the fee trade. The corporate can also be one of many fastest-growing fee processors inside Europe. Mollie facilitates corporations of all sizes to scale and develop by utilizing totally different fee strategies. With the assistance of a easy and clear payments-API, Mollie can supply a number of fee strategies in a uniform approach. Mollie is there to simplify advanced monetary companies. At this stage, Mollie has greater than 110,000 clients in Europe and its mission is to grow to be essentially the most cherished PSP in Europe. Mollie contains a world workforce of greater than 350 professionals, has its headquarters in Amsterdam and workplaces throughout Europe together with London, Munich and Paris.
For more information: www.mollie.com
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