Paysafe Limited announced that it has onboarded Daniel Henson as Chairman of the Board, effective from 1 March 2022.

In a press release shared with Finance Magnates, Daniel Henson, a senior executive with more than thirty years of experience in the financial industry, has been appointed by Paysafe Limited, a leading UK payment platform, to the position of Chairman.

Henson, who brings more than three decades of experience to the role, has a proven track record of propelling growth with demonstrated expertise in the capital markets, financial services and technology industries.

The hire is following William P. Foley II’s decision to depart from his post as Chairman as well as being a Board member so he can focus on other obligations .

A Glimpse at Henson’s Vocational Background

Concurrently, Henson is serving in two positions, as Director of Alight Solutions and as a Non-Executive Chairman for IntraFi.

Prior to his existing positions, Henson took on the role of Non-Executive Chairman at Alight Solutions in July 2017. Over a period of four years, he fulfilled the necessary duties of the position.

Earlier on, he also took on the post of Non-Executive Chairman for Exeter Finance Corp. for over five and a half years.

Before that, OnDeck recruited Henson as Lead Director and was located in New York. For four and a half years, he triumphed in his accomplishments.

At Healthcare Trust of America, Inc., he became a Director and stayed with the trust for almost four years.

Additionally, he spent just over a year again as a Director, though this time for Catholic Academies of Bridgeport.

Originally, he worked for General Electric for around twenty-nine years and took on a number of challenging senior roles at GE and GE Capital. This includes the post of Chief Marketing Officer of GE and Six Sigma quality leader at GE Capital. His last position was Executive Vice President which he left in March 2016.

A Few Remarks Comment on the Announcement

Remarking on the announcement, William P. Foley II, the Chairman of Cannae, said: “Paysafe provides unique value in large, high-growth markets such as iGaming and eCommerce. I am confident in Paysafe’s growth outlook which supports Cannae’s large investment in Paysafe including our recent additional investment. I’m delighted that Dan has agreed to succeed me as Paysafe’s chairman. I’ve got to know Dan well through serving together on the Alight board and I have great confidence that he will be extremely valuable to Paysafe. As a major shareholder, we look forward to the continued success of Paysafe as a disruptive, specialized payments platform.”

“This is an exciting time to be joining the Paysafe Board. The company benefits from unique specialized payments and ecommerce offerings which set it apart from other players in the industry and position it well for future growth. I look forward to leading the Board at this momentous time,” Henson, added.

Philip McHugh, the CEO of Paysafe, stated about Foley’s exit from the company: “On behalf of the entire Paysafe team, I’d like to thank Bill for the leadership and vision he has brought to Paysafe to date during his time as our chairman - it has been a real privilege to work with him.”

Paysafe Limited announced that it has onboarded Daniel Henson as Chairman of the Board, effective from 1 March 2022.

In a press release shared with Finance Magnates, Daniel Henson, a senior executive with more than thirty years of experience in the financial industry, has been appointed by Paysafe Limited, a leading UK payment platform, to the position of Chairman.

Henson, who brings more than three decades of experience to the role, has a proven track record of propelling growth with demonstrated expertise in the capital markets, financial services and technology industries.

The hire is following William P. Foley II’s decision to depart from his post as Chairman as well as being a Board member so he can focus on other obligations .

A Glimpse at Henson’s Vocational Background

Concurrently, Henson is serving in two positions, as Director of Alight Solutions and as a Non-Executive Chairman for IntraFi.

Prior to his existing positions, Henson took on the role of Non-Executive Chairman at Alight Solutions in July 2017. Over a period of four years, he fulfilled the necessary duties of the position.

Earlier on, he also took on the post of Non-Executive Chairman for Exeter Finance Corp. for over five and a half years.

Before that, OnDeck recruited Henson as Lead Director and was located in New York. For four and a half years, he triumphed in his accomplishments.

At Healthcare Trust of America, Inc., he became a Director and stayed with the trust for almost four years.

Additionally, he spent just over a year again as a Director, though this time for Catholic Academies of Bridgeport.

Originally, he worked for General Electric for around twenty-nine years and took on a number of challenging senior roles at GE and GE Capital. This includes the post of Chief Marketing Officer of GE and Six Sigma quality leader at GE Capital. His last position was Executive Vice President which he left in March 2016.

A Few Remarks Comment on the Announcement

Remarking on the announcement, William P. Foley II, the Chairman of Cannae, said: “Paysafe provides unique value in large, high-growth markets such as iGaming and eCommerce. I am confident in Paysafe’s growth outlook which supports Cannae’s large investment in Paysafe including our recent additional investment. I’m delighted that Dan has agreed to succeed me as Paysafe’s chairman. I’ve got to know Dan well through serving together on the Alight board and I have great confidence that he will be extremely valuable to Paysafe. As a major shareholder, we look forward to the continued success of Paysafe as a disruptive, specialized payments platform.”

“This is an exciting time to be joining the Paysafe Board. The company benefits from unique specialized payments and ecommerce offerings which set it apart from other players in the industry and position it well for future growth. I look forward to leading the Board at this momentous time,” Henson, added.

Philip McHugh, the CEO of Paysafe, stated about Foley’s exit from the company: “On behalf of the entire Paysafe team, I’d like to thank Bill for the leadership and vision he has brought to Paysafe to date during his time as our chairman - it has been a real privilege to work with him.”