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Pomelo Group names Steve Vickers as new CEO

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  1. New CEO Appointment:
    • Pomelo Group, a payment infrastructure platform, has appointed Steve Vickers as its new CEO.
  2. Background of Steve Vickers:
    • Vickers brings over 25 years of industry expertise to his new role.
    • He has a deep understanding of cross-border B2B payments in Southeast Asia.
  3. Previous Experience:
    • Before joining Pomelo, Vickers held positions such as COO and Asia MD at Paysend.
    • He also served as the CEO of Thunes, a Singaporean fintech focused on building cross-border mobile payments networks.
  4. The transition from Co-founder:
    • Vickers succeeds Vincent Choi, co-founder of Pomelo Group, who is stepping down as CEO.
    • Choi will join Pomelo’s strategic advisory board.
  5. Board of Directors:
    • In addition to his role as CEO, Vickers will also take a seat on Pomelo’s board of directors.
  6. Company Focus:
    • Pomelo Group specializes in developing B2B platform solutions for financial institutions.
    • The company enables businesses to access the latest payment rails and offer modern payment solutions to their end-users.
  7. Executive Chairman’s Statement:
    • Endre Sagi, Pomelo’s executive chairman, highlights Vickers’ long tenure in the payment industry and his proven ability to build successful startups.
    • Sagi believes that Vickers’ expertise will serve Pomelo well into the future.

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