Peter Jackson Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Worldpay UK

London, 2 February 2017 – Worldpay Group plc (Worldpay) today confirms the appointment of Peter Jackson as Chief Executive Officer of Worldpay UK. He will join on 1 March and report to Philip Jansen, Group Chief Executive Officer.

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Peter joins Worldpay from Banco Santander where he was Head of Global Innovation. Prior to this, Peter was Chief Executive Officer of Travelex Group and has held senior positions at Lloyds and Halifax Bank of Scotland, and McKinsey & Company.

Philip Jansen, Chief Executive Officer of Worldpay Group, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Peter to Worldpay. His experience in digital innovation and business transformation, along with his extensive experience and knowledge of the financial services industry will add real value to Worldpay.”

Peter Jackson, Chief Executive Officer of Worldpay UK, said: “The UK is one of the leaders of technology innovation in Europe. Worldpay sits at the heart of these exciting developments. It is playing a key role in helping its customers capitalise on the opportunities presented by the new digital economy. I look forward to leading a business that is helping merchants of all sizes to navigate and benefit from this rapidly changing market.” 


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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.

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