Paysafe Group has appointed Peter Smith (pictured above) as its new chief financial officer (CFO).
The global payments provider said that Peter would be based at its US office in Houston and report to Joel Leonoff, president and CEO of the group.
Peter will take over as head of Paysafe’s global finance function, which includes treasury, tax, financial planning and analysis, audit, controllership and procurement.
He has more than 20 years of experience in financial services and extensive leadership experience in corporate finance, operational performance management, controllership, M&A and strategy.
Commenting on Peter’s appointment, Joel said: “Peter’s extensive and highly relevant financial leadership experience – combined with his deep-rooted understanding of the payments technology industry – and proven track record of scaling high-growth companies, make him an excellent fit for the CFO role at Paysafe.
“He is a huge asset to the team as we enter our next phase of growth and continue to redefine global payments for our diverse range of clients across the globe.”
Peter said that he was excited to join such a dynamic business that was leading positive change within the payments technology sector.
“I look forward to applying my knowledge and experience to the Paysafe finance function and business at large.
“Paysafe has significant growth opportunities and I look forward to working with Joel and the team to capture these and create value for all of Paysafe’s customers and stakeholders.”
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