Yuval Ziv Promoted To Managing Director of Safe Charge

SafeCharge - Yuval ZivNuvei, a Canadian payment services provider recently revealed in a statement that it has promoted Mr. Yuval Ziv, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of Safe Charge to role of Managing Director and Head of Global Acquiring. It should be noted that the Montreal based payment solutions provider had just acquired the UK based omnichannel payment services provider in August earlier this year as part of its efforts to strengthen its global reach and payment technology.  Mr. Ziv has been a part of Safe Charge for more than a decade now having joined the firm back in January of 2008 in the role of Chief Operating Office. While this is his first promotion since Safe Charge became a wholly owned subsidiary of Nuvei, Mr. Ziv has been promoted thrice during his twelve year long tenure at the firm. In his new role as Managing Director and head of Global Acquiring of Safe Charge, Mr. Ziv is expected to focus on expansion of the company’s global acquiring relationships, building key licensing agreements, and facilitating entry into new markets and geographies.

Alongside the above mentioned responsibilities, he will continue to perform his former duties as member of Safe Charge’s leadership team namely – managing the firm’s commercial activities such as client and revenue growth & sales and account management for its teams which are located in Europe, North America, Latin America, China and Southeast Asia. Mr. Ziv is a highly experienced veteran with extensive knowledge and expertise when it comes to payment procession in forex, gaming, dating and online gaming industry and is also a renowned conference speaker. As per statement released by the firm, Yuval’s achievements in international online payments have been instrumental to Safe Charge’s success as evident from the firm’s record of year over year growth exceeding 85% in acquiring volume, 45% in overall volume and 24% in revenues during his term as Chief Commercial Officer. Nuvei acquired Safe Charge in a deal worth US$ 889 Million as both firms which were primarily catering to North American and European markets aimed at creating a large-scale global payment solutions provider which is capable of delivering fully-supported solutions to both merchant clients and partner distribution networks regardless of size, vertical or geography.

Post the deal, owing to direct connectivity with all major card brands, the combined organization is currently processing over US$ 34 Billion in annual transaction volume from clients around the world. Despite taking up a senior level leadership and management role, Mr. Ziv will continue to serve from Safe Charge’s office located in Sofia, Bulgaria. Commenting about his new role at the firm, Mr. Yuval Ziv said, “I am very excited to be taking on this new challenge. Our performance over the years has been driven by the ability to mobilize the efforts of our top performing teams. My most important mission is to continue harnessing this magic to create lasting success”. Speaking about Mr. Ziv’s promotion, Philip Fayer, Nuvei’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer commented, “Yuval’s dual role reflects Nuvei’s primary commitment to accelerating its position as a global payments leader. As a seasoned fintech executive with over fifteen years of financial and IT industry experience, his vast knowledge of global payments, processing technologies, industry regulations, and payment culture make him an ideal fit for taking us forward”.