Finance Magnates has learned that Meidad Sharon has left SafeCharge (LON:SCH) to open his own fintech venture, ending six years of senior management positions with the payments services and technology provider. In his last role, Meidad was the company’s VP Sales, a role he took on in 2011 according to his Linkedin profile.
“After 6 years with the SafeCharge group, I have decided to move on in order to peruse my next challenge. I am establishing a new fintech venture. These years in SafeCharge were exciting years of aggressive growth, reaching new heights from year to year and I would like to thank SafeCharge team for this amazing ride together”, Sharon told Finance Magnates.
Mr. Sharon first landed at SafeCharge back in 2010. During 2011-2012 he also worked at Market.com, in parallel with his role in SafeCharge, as the companies were part of the same group.
Earlier in his career, he worked as AVP Marketing at Comverse where he was responsible for marketing, sales and product management. In addition, Meidad’s position included the overall marketing and product strategy of the division as well as the daily business aspects.
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Senior level appointments at SafeCharge in 2016
Mr. Sharon’s career encompasses other senior roles including Manager, Business Development and Product Marketing at Comverse, from 2004 to 2006, and Senior Consultant at CSC, the global IT infrastructure services and cloud computing provider.
He holds a BA degree from Tel-Aviv University and an MBA from the Technion.
2016 is proving to be a year of senior level appointments at SafeCharge. Last May, and after Sharon submitted his resignation, the company on-boarded Barclaycard’s Phil Atherton as Chief Risk Officer and Corridori as Vice President of Sales for Europe.
SafeCharge International Group Limited is a global provider of payments services, risk management and IT solutions for online businesses. The company, listed on the UK’s AIM index under ticker SCH, caters to online and mobile businesses with risk management and payment technology solutions.