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Sujit Unni joins Paysafe as Chief Technology Officer

Feb 13, 2020

London, UK - Specialised payments platform, Paysafe, announces it has further strengthened its technology leadership team with the appointment of Sujit Unni as Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

Unni is responsible for driving the technology strategy and the design and architecture of Paysafe’s end to end technology landscape and is based in Paysafe’s London office reporting to Roy Aston, Group Chief Information Officer (CIO).

Unni joins Paysafe from Barclays where he most recently served as Managing Director in the Retail and Business Lending Platforms UK business where he was responsible for product development, technology, strategy and engineering for the firm’s lending and partner finance business. Prior to Barclays, Unni held senior positions at Vantiv, JP Morgan, Travelex and HSBC.

Roy Aston, Group CIO of Paysafe, commented: “I am delighted to welcome Sujit to Paysafe at such an exciting time in our growth journey and I’m confident he will be a real asset to our technology leadership team as we drive forward our vision of being the world’s leading specialised payments platform.  Sujit’s wealth of experience in the payments industry and strong technical knowledge will bring huge value to the team.”

Unni added: “Paysafe has a really clear technology vision and I’m really looking forward to working with Roy and the whole team to drive it forward.”

Notes to Editors

Sujit Unni Full Biography

Sujit brings extensive technology transformation experience in lending and payments across banks and fintech firms in the US and UK and has worked for JP Morgan Chase, Vantiv and Barclays.

Prior to joining Paysafe in January 2020, Sujit was CIO, Lending Platforms for Barclays UK, where he oversaw the technology strategy, architecture and engineering for cards, mortgages and loans for Barclays’ Retail and Business Banking segments. In his role as CIO, he was responsible for the digital transformation of Barclays’ lending products including the point-of-sale proposition for partners such as Apple and Uber, and launched Barclays open market loans.

Prior to joining Barclays, Sujit oversaw enterprise technology at Vantiv pivoting the firm’s in-store payments processing technology infrastructure to support an e-commerce and ISV model.  During his time there, he was responsible for the integration of four acquisitions including Mercury, Lytle and NPC.

Sujit is also very active as an advisor for several start-ups in the US and UK.

About Paysafe

Paysafe Group (Paysafe) is a leading specialised provider of end-to-end payment solutions. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, card issuing and online cash solutions.

With over 20 years of online payment experience, an annualised transactional volume of over US $85 billion, and approximately 3,000 employees located in 12+ global locations, Paysafe connects businesses and consumers across 200 payment types in over 40 currencies around the world.

Delivered through an integrated platform, Paysafe solutions are geared toward mobile-initiated transactions, real-time analytics and the convergence between brick-and-mortar and online payments.

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