President, Latin America
Gustavo Ruiz joined Paysafe in 2022 following the company’s acquisition of payments company, SafetyPay, where he was CEO for nine years. Since joining the Paysafe executive team, Gustavo has been charged with driving forward Paysafe’s strategy in Latin America and continuing to leverage its investments in the fast-growing region.
Gustavo brings extensive experience in the payments, banking and travel industries to the role. Prior to SafetyPay, he was VP and General Manager for American Express Membership Travel in Latin America. He also successfully led American Express Bank in Mexico.
Gustavo holds a bachelor’s business degree in Agronomy from Colorado State University, U.S.A., and a Diploma in Foreign Trade from the Universidad de las Americas, Mexico.