Contis Group appoints Fiona Wilkinson as Group Non-Executive Director to strengthen its governance

Fiona Wilkinson has been appointed to the board of Contis Group as an independent, Non- Executive Director. Fiona has a 35 year history and proven track record in the payments business, including board level roles at Visa Europe, most recently as Chief Communications Officer. She has extensive experience in sales and marketing with specialist skills in risk, reputation and issues management; as well as understanding and managing the impacts of regulation. She holds a degree in Economics and Law, and is a trustee of Speakers Trust.

Please find below a detailed press release. Should you require any further information about this release or would like to have any images, please contact:

Jennifer Whiteside – Marketing Manager, Contis Group +44(0) 1756 693 253 jenny.whiteside@contisgroup.com

Fiona Wilkinson has been appointed to the board of Contis Group as an independent, Non- Executive Director.

Fiona has a 35 year history and proven track record in the payments business, including board level roles at Visa Europe, most recently as Chief Communications Officer. She has extensive experience in sales and marketing with specialist skills in risk, reputation and issues management; as well as understanding and managing the impacts of regulation. She holds a degree in Economics and Law, and is a trustee of Speakers Trust.

Peter Cox, Executive Chairman and Founder, says “We are delighted to welcome Fiona Wilkinson to the Board of Contis Group as a non-executive director. Fiona’s broad international experience will complement the skills on our expanding board as we steer the company to continuing growth and scale within the global banking and payments space.”

He continues, “Contis has been growing rapidly over the past few years by introducing innovative technologies and processes. With the advent of our latest development, ‘Agency Banking’, Contis has further enhanced it’s suite of award-winning products and services. Managing future growth demands strong governance, which is why we have chosen to strengthen our board at this time. I, my fellow management and shareholders welcome this appointment and look forward to working with Fiona.”

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Editor notes:

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 pan-European E-Money institution, regulated by the FCA, and Issuer of Visa Europe and Visa certified processor, providing alternative banking and Visa card payment solutions to major brands across the EEA.

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 NatWest 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

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