Paysend appoints Jairo Riveros as Strategic Advisor for its Global Expansion Plan

Paysend Group Ltd. is pleased to announce that Mr. Jairo Riveros has joined the company as Strategic Advisor to support the Paysend Management team for its global business development and corporate strategy.

Mr. Riveros is a strategist leader in financial services, passionate about financial inclusion, the use of data & analytics, and the need for new business models to challenge the status quo. Mr. Riveros experience includes leading the evolution of payments business models opening B2C and B2G channels, heading acquisition teams for fintech payments companies, and spearheading an investment platform to facilitate direct investor-placed capital and financing with operators and managers in the alternative investment arena.

Mr. Riveros was the Head of Market Models and Business Strategies for MasterCard Worldwide and its advisory unit, MasterCard Advisors. He has also served financial services clients through a C-suite consulting firm, Artemis Worldwide and as a Director in Monitor, Deloitte’s Financial Services Strategy practice. Previously Mr. Riveros was the Head of Strategy for AIMCo and he led the Strategic Planning team for TIAA.

Mr. Riveros holds a Global Executive MBA from NYU Stern, LSE, and HEC Paris (TRIUM).

"We are thrilled to have Jairo Riveros join the Paysend team as he brings great experience across Payments, Insurance, Pensions, and Investments, and valuable expertise to our advisory board," said Abdul Abdulkerimov, Founder & Chairman of Paysend. "He has had a very impressive career with a broad span of know-how having served as an executive, entrepreneur, consultant and trainer, and we look forward to his involvement as a Strategic Advisor going forward.”

Mr. Riveros stated: “I am very excited to be joining the Advisory Board at Paysend. The company has developed a state-of-the-art payments technology platform and has built a team with a track record of success. I am looking forward to helping the company navigate through its next phase of growth in a very exciting time for financial services.”

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About Paysend

Paysend is a global Fintech company born in 2017, based in UK and regulated by the FCA. Servicing over 2.5 million customers in 50+ countries and multiple currencies, Paysend enables instant cross-border transfers, card processing and merchant acquiring as well as local payments in a way which is simple, smart and secure.

As a global end-to-end payment platform Paysend has its own global network of banks, international and local payment systems, and has partnerships with the major international card networks Visa, Mastercard and China Union Pay as a principal member and certified processor. Paysend recently opened its US operations and secured a partnership with Alipay in order to grow its global footprint.

Paysend is money for the future.

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About PaySend

ABOUT PAYSEND Paysend is a next generation integrated global payment ecosystem, enabling consumers and businesses to pay and send money online anywhere, anyhow and in any currency. Paysend is UK-based and has global reach having been created in April 2017 with the clear mission to change how money is moved around the world. Paysend currently supports a cross-network operability globally across Mastercard, Visa, China UnionPay and local ACH and payment schemes, providing over 40 payment methods for online SMEs. Paysend can send money to 135 countries worldwide and has attracted more than five million consumers to its platform. As a global end-to-end payment platform, Paysend has its own global network of banks and international and local payment systems and has partnerships with the major international card networks Visa, Mastercard and China Union Pay as a principal member and certified processor. For further information visit

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