London, January 23 2019: MYPINPAD, the global leader in payment acceptance and customer authentication solutions, has welcomed experienced payment industry professional, Nigel Dean, as its new Head of Marketing.
Nigel has over 30 years’ experience in the payments and automotive industries working across multiple disciplines including engineering, product management, marketing, and sales. He has previously held senior level positions at market-leading point-of-sale providers, including Racal, Thales and Spire Payments.
Throughout his career he has been involved in propagating pivotal payment technologies – such as remote terminal deployment and management, traditional POS, mPOS, SmartPOS, and most recently the mobile ecosystem leveraging secure consumer authentication on COTS smart devices.
With a Master’s degree in engineering Nigel is also a well-respected technical author and public speaker on the complex nature of the ever-developing payments ecosystem.
He brings this extensive experience to the new role, both commercially and technically, to promote the entire suite of MYPINPAD’s authentication solutions.
Speaking about his appointment, Nigel commented: “2019 will be a pivotal year for the global payments industry. Change will be driven by the introduction of ground-breaking authentication technologies, which will remove complexity and promote the exponential growth across the whole portfolio of digital payments. MYPINPAD is perfectly positioned to capitalise on this seismic event as it’s PIN on Mobile solution leads the field in seeking industry security approval. This year will see many significant announcements from MYPINPAD and I’m truly honoured to be part of this pioneering team.”
Phil King, Chairman & CEO at MYPINPAD, added: “Nigel is a recognised expert in payments; we are delighted to welcome him to the team. He will play a crucial part in the delivery of our goals by expertly communicating our innovative suite of authentication solutions to key audiences. Once again Nigel finds himself playing a central role in introducing a new technology into the payments ecosystem.”