FRANKFURT, 02 MARCH 2022 – RS2, the global payments processing, and technology provider, today announced the appointment of Gideon Fourie as Group Chief Commercial Officer. Gideon will be responsible for the enhancement of the Group’s global service and commercial offering.
Gideon combines more than 25 years of consulting and industry experience within Cards, Payments, and Banking. Until most recently, he held the positions of COO & CFO for Fiserv within the DACH Region. Prior to this, he led Strategic Planning and Sales Operations for Fiserv’s non-US businesses. During his time at Fiserv, he held various adjacent leadership positions including MD of First Data Austria GmbH, MD of AyCash GmbH, and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Fiserv Polska S.A. He previously worked in senior management positions at Barclays Group, Deloitte, and Standard Bank.
“I am delighted to welcome a strong and experienced commercial leader like Gideon to the executive team. Gideon will be responsible for the further development and fulfilment of the Group’s strategic goals. I am looking forward to working together with our entire team to continue and expedite our global expansion. Gideon fits very well within our executive team and I am very proud to have him part of the RS2 family” said Radi El Haj, CEO, RS2.
On his appointment, Gideon said „I am very excited about joining RS2 as its Group Chief Commercial Officer. I have a deep appreciation for RS2’s innovative and robust payment solutions. I look forward to working with the team in growing and transforming the business and continuing to drive its global expansion.”
RS2 is a leading provider of global omnichannel payment software and end-to-end payment solutions for both acquiring and issuing on a single platform. With seven locations worldwide, RS2 supports customers in 37 countries across all industries and is the technology partner of choice for many leading banks, financial institutions, PSPs, and merchants. With its own EMI-license from the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin), RS2 offers a wide range of payment and processing solutions and financial services to independent software vendors (ISVs), payment facilitators (PayFacs), independent sales organizations (ISOs) and merchants in Europe. www.rs2.com