Simon is the Group Chief Executive Officer of the Group and works closely with the Chairman and Board members to set strategic expansion goals for the organisation and lead the Executive Management Team in the accomplishment of these objectives. Simon is also Chairman/Director of Network International subsidiary companies for the Middle East and Africa.
Simon has more than 35 years of experience in the payments and banking sector and was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of Elavon, a subsidiary of US Bancorp and one of the world’s largest global merchant processing organisations. Prior positions during his term at Elavon include President of International Markets and Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Europe. In addition, Simon has held positions at Citigroup and HSBC and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.