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Kim Crawford Goodman Appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Worldpay US

Worldpay is pleased to announce that Kim Crawford Goodman is to join the Group on 7 November 2016 to become CEO of Worldpay US. 
September 28 2016

After a handover period, she will succeed Floris de Kort who has decided to leave the Group at the end of this year. 

During Kim’s 25 year career she has held senior positions in financial services and technology companies, including most recently at American Express where she ran its Merchant Services Americas business before becoming President of Global Business Travel. Kim has also held a number of executive positions at Dell Inc. and Bain & Company, and she currently holds board positions at Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) and Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR).

Philip Jansen, Chief Executive Officer of Worldpay Group, said: “Kim is a highly accomplished leader and brings with her a wealth of skills and experience that will take us to the next stage of our strategic development in the US.”

“I would like to thank Floris for his significant contribution to our Global eCom division and more recently to our US business. Floris leaves with our very best wishes for the future.” 

Kim Crawford Goodman said: “I’m delighted to be joining Worldpay at such an exciting time for the company, and with excellent opportunities for growth in the US. I’ve been hugely impressed by the management team, who share my passion and enthusiasm, and I look forward to driving the US business forward.”  
-ENDS-

For more information please contact:   

Worldpay Group plc    
Charles King, Investor Relations Director, Charles.King@Worldpay.com, +44 (0) 203 664 6171
Claire Hardy, Head of External Communications, Claire.Hardy@Worldpay.com, +44 (0) 203 664 4902  

Finsbury        
James Murgatroyd, Andrew Hughes, Worldpay@Finsbury.com, +44 (0) 207 251 3801

Kim Crawford Goodman biography
Kim Crawford Goodman has more than 25 years of experience in driving growth, leading innovation, and delivering breakthrough business performance across multiple industries, including financial services and technology companies. Most recently she was president of American Express’ Global Business Travel and president of Merchant Services Americas. Prior to joining Amex in 2007, she held executive positions at Dell Inc. including vice president of Software and Peripherals, vice president of Public Marketing and Transactional Sales, and vice president and general manager of Dell Networking.   

Kim began her career at Bain & Company where she served as Partner, Manager and a Consultant. Kim holds board positions at Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRCD) and Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR).

Kim is a US citizen and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA Political Science and MSc Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.  

About Worldpay Group plc 
Worldpay (LSE: WPG) is a leader in global payments. We provide an extensive range of technology-led payment products and services to over 400,000 customers, enabling their businesses to grow and prosper. We manage the increasing complexity of the payments landscape for our customers, allowing them to accept the widest range of payment types around the world. Using our network and technology, we are able to process payments from geographies covering 99% of global GDP, across 146 countries and 126 currencies.  We help our customers to accept more than 300 different payment types. investors.worldpay.com