Simon Haslam is the Chief Executive Officer of the Group and is responsible for setting strategic expansion goals for the Group, leading the management team to accomplish these objectives.
Mr Haslam works closely with the Chairman and Board members to set strategic expansion goals for the organisation, and lead the management team in the accomplishment of these objectives. Simon is also the Chairman of Mercury Payments Services LLC; Chairman/Director in Network International subsidiary companies for Middle East and Africa; and is Chairman, UnionPay International Middle East Regional Member Council.
Mr Haslam has more than 35 years of experience in the payments and banking sector. Prior to joining Network International, he was based in Atlanta, Georgia, as the 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.
Mr Haslam has also served with Citigroup International PLC as Head of Credit and Risk with responsibility for all credit and fraud related activities impacting Citigroup’s Pan European Merchant Acquiring Business. In addition, he has worked with both HSBC and Midland Bank. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.
Mr Haslam has an Associateship of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.
Mr Haslam was appointed as Chief Executive Officer in January 2017.