Philip McHugh

Philip McHugh
Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer

Philip McHugh joined Paysafe in June 2019 as its CEO.

Philip has been an international leader in the banking and payments industry for over 25 years with experience across Latin America, Europe, EMEA, and North America

Before Paysafe, Philip was the SVP and President of TSYS Merchant Solutions where he drove over 30% growth in two years through M&A, product, and platform investments. Prior to TSYS, he spent 11 years at Barclays where he held a number of roles including global CFO for Barclaycard, and CEO of their Business and Payments division covering merchant acquiring, commercial payments, and sales finance. Prior to Barclays, Philip was with Citigroup for 11 years with roles in Brazil and the United States. Philip has always stayed active in the industry sitting on boards in South Africa, advisory boards for the Payments Service Regulator in the UK, and is currently with the Electronic Transaction Association in the US.

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