Contis Group, the leader in innovative alternative banking and payments solutions announces the appointment of Sarah Colville as COO.

Sarah Colville joins Contis Group from Williams Lea Tag, the London-based global Marketing and Communications Supply Chain Services business. She previously worked in a number of senior roles in both TSYS International and GE Money. Sarah is a Business Law graduate with over 20 years Financial Services experience, proven in building and leading teams, establishing and maintaining strategic client relationships and running effective operations.

Peter Cox, Executive Chairman and Founder of Contis, says “We are delighted to welcome Sarah Colville to Contis Group as our new COO. With a wealth of skills and leadership experience, she joins Contis at a pivotal time of growth; and will certainly complement our constant commitment in driving excellence and innovation within our teams.”

He continues, “Contis is already offering our clients outstanding, award-winning products and services through Contis-owned licenses and technology; and I know Sarah will add considerable value in our quest of increased market penetration and scale within the global banking and payment space.”

“Sarah’s appointment is a statement of our commitment in developing a leadership team of outstanding calibre.   I, my fellow management and shareholders welcome this appointment and are looking forward to her involvement in our future plans.”

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Editor’s Note

Contis is one of the true Fintech stars, with numerous awards to its name and a proven track record of delivering disruptive technology in the payments space.

Founded in 2008 by Peter Cox, it has grown into a complete and compelling partner for corporates wishing to launch innovative financial services.  Fintech companies needing to link their brilliant ideas to the real world of payments can easily use Contis-owned technologies including bespoke API’s and its companies that are experienced in high volume payments and settlement across the EEA.

Contis is a FCA registered E-money institution, with its license passported across all EEA states, a Principal Visa Member, certified Visa Processor with Visa issuing and acquiring rights across Europe.

It provides the licenses for its clients to operate, handles all their regulatory needs, compliance and allows them to concentrate on customer acquisition and business development related to their sector.

All client funds are held and managed by the company under strict safeguarding arrangements with partner banks in various geographical locations.

Contis has its own in-house development centre located in India and processing centres in South Carolina and Texas, US.

Contis’ full agency banking is linked with Nat West and is currently in the process of launching its SEPA platform in central Europe where it has its own BIC’s.

In all, Contis is a ‘one-stop shop’ in the true sense, and offers its clients all they could desire in real-time, mobile, web and alternative payment solutions.

For more information on Contis Group companies and products go to:  www.contisgroup.com.

 

For all press enquiries, please contact:

 

peter.cox@contisgroup.com

Executive Chairman and Founder

+44 (0)330 159 6348

 

jenny.whiteside@contisgroup.com

Marketing Manager

+44 (0)1756 693 253