PARIS, Oct. 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING), the global leader in seamless payment, today announced the appointment of Pierre-Antoine Vacheron as EVP ePayments and of Nathalie Lomon as Chief Financial Officer.
Pierre-Antoine Vacheron will be responsible for development of online payments, a business spanning the resources of GlobalCollect and Ogone. In his new role, he will be in charge of worldwide deployment of that business, supported by Ingenico Group's network and presence in all world regions. He will also be overseeing all technologies and platforms for Ingenico Payment Services. The appointment of Pierre-Antoine Vacheron fully reflects Ingenico Group's strategy to position itself as the leading provider of innovative payment solutions across all channels so that the company can play an active part in new trends in commerce as they emerge. Aligning sales and technology issues will be a key differentiator in the coming stages of Ingenico Group's history.
Nathalie Lomon has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, and will thus be taking over responsibility for Group financial management from Pierre-Antoine Vacheron. She will be reporting to Philippe Lazare, Ingenico Group's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Philippe Lazare, Chairman and CEO of Ingenico Group, commented: "I'm extremely pleased to be putting Pierre-Antoine in charge of our ePayments division. Since he joined us in 2009, initially as Chief Financial Officer and subsequently as the head of our Europe-SEPA region, where he handled the development of payment services, Pierre-Antoine has helped to expand our business and to strengthen our omni-channel offering. This change will enable Ingenico Group to step up its growth and transformation. Nathalie Lomon has shown energetic commitment and professionalism for the past five years. In her new role, she will help strengthen our strategy for achieving profitable growth."
Born in 1965, Pierre-Antoine Vacheron has built up extensive experience in operational and financial management at global companies. In January 2015, he was appointed EVP Strategy, Performance & Finance at Ingenico Group, which he joined in 2009 as Chief Financial Officer, before moving on to head the Europe-SEPA region in 2011. In the course of his career, Mr. Vacheron has worked for such major global companies as Airbus and Alstom Marine. He also acquired a solid background in retail and customer relations in B2C environments at ETAM, a company he joined in 2006 as Chief Executive in charge of Finance and Information Systems. He is a graduate of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and the Ecole Nationale d'Administration.
Born in 1971, Nathalie Lomon has accumulated considerable finance and audit experience at global companies. She was named EVP Finance at Ingenico Group in January 2015. She joined the Group in 2010 as the head of Group Management Control, and in 2014 was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Europe-SEPA region. Ms. Lomon previously worked as an auditor at Mazars in 1995 before joining the General inspection at BNP Paribas in 1999. In 2002, she joined Pechiney, where she held a variety of positions including VP Business Unit Controller in the Rio Tinto Alcan Aerospace, Transportation and Industry business unit. Ms. Lomon graduated from NEOMA business school.
About Ingenico Group
Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING) is the global leader in seamless payment, providing smart, trusted and secure solutions to empower commerce across all channels, in-store, online and mobile. With the world's largest payment acceptance network, we deliver secure payment solutions with a local, national and international scope. We are the trusted world-class partner for financial institutions and retailers, from small merchants to several of the world's best known global brands. Our solutions enable merchants to simplify payment and deliver their brand promise.Learn more at www.ingenico.com twitter.com/ingenico
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