Stanchion Payment Solutions, a global specialist in payments systems and integration, has announced that it has appointed Steven Kirrage as its global CEO with effect from the 16th March 2020. Graham Williams, the outgoing CEO, will assume the position of Chairman and will continue to provide strategic guidance to the board.
Based in Dubai, Kirrage is currently a director at Stanchion. He has been with the company for more than seven years and has three decades of retail and payments industry experience. Before joining Stanchion, Kirrage held the positions of Divisional General Manager – Middle East & India and Sales Manager – Eastern Europe and the Middle East at the S1 Corporation, and worked for blue-chip companies like Omron and Alcatel, in Sales, product management and marketing positions
Says Williams: “We have built a strong platform for Stanchion’s continued international expansion in the years to come and have met many of the objectives we set for ourselves 10 years ago. I am pleased to hand over the CEO role to someone of Steven’s calibre at this time. He has shown excellent leadership qualities and strategic acumen during his tenure at Stanchion and has deep, international experience and expertise in our industry.”
Says Kirrage: “I would like to thank Graham and the board for this opportunity, and I look forward to continuing the growth of the Stanchion business in the years to come. The management team and I see excellent opportunities for our business in the dynamic and changing payments landscape as we continue to align with the digital revolution that our industry is undergoing.”