Boku (LON: BOKU), the world’s leading independent direct carrier commerce company, has announced that Stewart Roberts will join the Company from the 1st January 2020 as an independent Non-Executive Director. He will also chair the Company’s audit committee and be a member of the remuneration committee.
Stewart has over 30 years of experience in payments, banking and technology, across both start-ups and institutional employers and is a recognised payments industry expert in both the traditional and emerging payments space, as well as the mobile application sector. Stewart had previous roles as Global Director of Innovation for Barclaycard and Head of International – Merchant Services for the Royal Bank of Scotland Group. More recently, Stewart was CFO and then Executive Vice President of iZettle AB and was a key member of the team that agreed the sale of iZettle to PayPal in May 2018 for US$2.2 billion.
Jon Prideaux, Boku CEO, commented:
“We are delighted to welcome Stewart to the Boku Board. He brings very valuable experience and an in-depth knowledge of the global payments sector to the Company, which will further strengthen the Board. I and my fellow Board members look forward to working with him as we continue to execute our growth strategy.”