SafeCharge (AIM:SCH), the LSE AIM-listed provider of payments services, technologies and risk management solutions, has announced the appointments of Robert Caplehorn and Jeremy Nicholds as non-executive directors of the company.
Robert Caplehorn was previously Vice-President of Legal Global Operations for PayPal Inc. and is a dual qualified lawyer in the US and the UK. With 35 years of experience in the banking, e-payments and internet sectors, he has extensive knowledge of startup and growth companies in the fintech sector, together with 10 years of board level experience in a fast paced international environment.
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Jeremy Nicholds is an experienced commercial director with a track record of delivering innovation and driving sales and marketing across different sectors and geographies. His previous roles include Executive Director (Mobile) at Visa Europe, Senior Vice President (European Sales and Marketing) at MasterCard Europe and Head of Personal Cards at NatWest Cards. Nicholds is also currently a non-executive director of AIM-listed Vipera plc.
SafeCharge has also confirmed the retirement of Ed Warner from the board, of which he has been a member since the company’s IPO in April 2014.
SafeCharge’s Chairman, Roger Withers, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Robert and Jeremy to the Company. Their significant international experience and expertise in the e-payments sector will be invaluable to SafeCharge at this stage of the Company’s development. On behalf of the Board I would also like to thank Ed for the significant contribution he has made to Company since its IPO.”