Home People Moves Eftpos appoints new chairman for Australia
Eftpos Australia chairman Leigh Clapham. Eftpos Australia chairman Leigh Clapham. Supplied

Payments provider Eftpos has appointed former Mastercard Australia and New Zealand chief Leigh Clapham as chairman.

Clapham replaces former chairman, Vickki McFadden, who stepped down from the role in March 2018.

As well as previously running Mastercard in Australia and New Zealand, Clapham also held several senior roles in Mastercard across Europe.

Clapham is currently serving as non executive director with Optal Limited, an unlisted public company specialising in B2B payments, and is also non executive chairman of Hong Kong based Optal Asia.

eftpos CEO, Stephen Benton, said Clapham brought strong governance and a very commercial approach to the role of chairman.

Commenting on his appointment, Clapham said: “I believe eftpos plays a critical role in the dynamic Australian payments landscape, with significant potential to provide even greater value to the holders of our current 46 million eftpos enabled cards.  

“I am delighted to have the opportunity to lead the eftpos board in supporting Stephen and his management team in achieving our ambitious targets.”

CDAO SYDNEY TURNS 5 IN 2019

With 50+ Speakers, 300+ senior data and analytics executives, over 3 exciting days you will indulge in all things data and analytics before leaving with strategic takeaways that will catapult you ahead on your journey

· CDAO Sydney is designed to bring together senior executives in data and analytics from progressive organisations
· Improve operations and services
· Future proof your organisation in this rapidly changing technological landscape
· CDAO Sydney 2-4 April 2019
· Don’t miss out! Register Today!
· Want to find out more? Download the Agenda

REGISTER HERE!

LEARN HOW TO REDUCE YOUR RISK OF A CYBER ATTACK

Australia is a cyber espionage hot spot.

As we automate, script and move to the cloud, more and more businesses are reliant on infrastructure that has the high potential to be exposed to risk.

It only takes one awry email to expose an accounts’ payable process, and for cyber attackers to cost a business thousands of dollars.

In the free white paper ‘6 Steps to Improve your Business Cyber Security’ you’ll learn some simple steps you should be taking to prevent devastating and malicious cyber attacks from destroying your business.

Cyber security can no longer be ignored, in this white paper you’ll learn:

· How does business security get breached?
· What can it cost to get it wrong?
· 6 actionable tips

DOWNLOAD NOW!

Peter Dinham

Peter Dinham is a co-founder of iTWire and a 35-year veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).

 

Popular News

 

Telecommunications

 

Sponsored News

 

 

 

 

Connect