moneycorp appoints new chairman

The moneycorp board has announced three new appointments, to accelerate growth, transformation, and international expansion.

Alan Bowkett will join the board as Chairman. Alan is a highly experienced European Chairman of international publicly listed and private equity backed companies operating in highly regulated markets.

William Paul, Head of Financial Services at moneycorp’s parent company Bridgepoint has been appointed as Non-Executive Director. William is an experienced private equity investor and Non-Executive Director and is responsible for leading Bridgepoint’s transaction origination and execution capabilities in the sector, with a focus on services and technology.

Adam Jones, appointed as Non-Executive Director to the moneycorp board, is the Chief Operating Officer at Bridgepoint, where he is also a Partner. Prior to joining Bridgepoint in 2018, Adam held a number of global CFO roles, including most recently at Pret A Manger and previously All3Media, NBC News in New York and Universal Studios.

Mark Horgan, CEO of moneycorp says:

“These times have been challenging for our staff and our customers alike. We have continued to make our business robust and strong so we can support our customers during this time. I’d like to recognise our employees who have remained focused on delivering our award-winning service, going above and beyond to help people and businesses navigate currency uncertainty and trade and travel disruptions.

Covid-19 has forced us to pause, and to reflect on what it is we do best. There’s no more ‘business as usual’, but we are confident we can ride this sea change, and build a better, stronger and more innovative global business. We are delighted to welcome Alan Bowkett, William Paul and Adam Jones to the moneycorp board, to help us realise this ambition.”

Alan Bowkett, Chairman of moneycorp says:

“I am excited to be joining moneycorp and its highly skilled team as we begin the acceleration of our international electronics payments business allied to our unique suite of product offerings, bank licences and international footprint. In these fast-changing times, moneycorp is in the prime position to take advantage of the post-Covid world of international electronic payments where our performance leading platform and agile management will be fully backed by Bridgepoint.”