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myPOS Leadership team and Board of Directors

Leadership Team

Learn more about myPOS co-founder Christo Georgiev

Christo Georgiev

Co-founder

Christo is an entrepreneur and investor in financial services and information technologies. Since 2000, he has been at the forefront of pioneering card issuing, e-money wallets and innovative payment solutions across Europe. In 2008, The Financial Times named him one of the most prominent business leaders in Bulgaria, an expert and strategist in the field of financial products.

Christo holds a Master's degree in Software and Hardware Engineering from the Technical University, Varna, Master's degree in Economics, Banks Management and Finance from the University of Economics, Varna and a postgraduate specialization in Economics at the University of Delaware, USA.

Learn more about myPOS director Michael Destraz

Michael Destraz

Director in myPOS World

Bringing over 30 years of senior management experience in private banking, asset management, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. Michael is involved in various external mandates on a board of directors’ level including cloud computing, consumer finance, institutional investment advisory and engineering.

He holds both an Executive Master of European and International Business Law from the University of St Gallen, Switzerland and an MBA in Financial Management from the National University, San Diego California.

Learn more about myPOS Director Irfan Rasmally

Irfan Rasmally

Executive director at myPOS World

Irfan has been leading the Business Development of myPOS since 2014 and has played a key role in reaching 24 markets in just 4 years. Bringing over 15 years of experience in the Payments Industry, Risk Management, Clients Portfolio Management for EMIs, Acquiring Banks and PSPs.

He is a holder of a Master’s Degree in Computational Finance from the University of Mauritius. Responsible for business development.

Learn more about myPOS World Chief Strategy Officer Jean Beaubois

Jean Beaubois

Chief Strategy Officer at myPOS World

Jean has 20 years of investment experience working on both listed and private equity. Jean holds a master in Finance and started his career at Morgan Stanley where he ran a multi-billion global equity fund. Then Jean worked for the Investment bank Berenberg focusing on Tech companies before joining Safecharge where he was in charge of Investor Relations and M&A.

Learn more about myPOS Director Thomas Gunzinger

Thomas Gunzinger

Executive director at myPOS World

Thomas has extensive experience in Commercial Banking having previously working for some of the largest Swiss banks as Head of Trading and Advisory.

He was partner of a Swiss asset management company for more than 17 years. Currently he is a member of the board of myPOS Swiss AG and Signia Group AG with its subsidiaries.
He is a graduated Swiss Banker.

Learn more about myPOS CEO Stephane Piloy

Stephane Piloy

CEO at myPOS Europe

Stephane’s career in financial services spans over 25 years, having worked as a consultant with Accenture, before joining Credit Suisse as an investment banker and HSBC as a Managing Director for the past 7 years. Point-of-sale finance and payments have been a recurring theme throughout his career. He has worked on a number of international acquisitions and partnerships involving high profile POS and payment providers including Vocalink, SIA, Nexi (CartaSi), Cofinoga, Network International, John Lewis Financial Services and M&S Money.

At myPOS Stephane works with the various constituents of the myPOS group to deliver its ambitious growth strategy.

Learn more about myPOS Chief Compliance Officer & MLRO Brian Attwood

Brian Attwood

Chief Compliance Officer & MLRO, myPOS Europe

Brian has more than twenty five years’ experience in financial services, working in both equities and money markets before joining the UK’s first Securities regulator in 1988. In 1994 he joined HSBC where for the next 23 years he enjoyed an international career in various Compliance roles - notably investment banking sales, trading, research, conflicts management and conduct before moving into a more operational role, establishing Compliance in an outsourced/service delivery environment that supported 35,000 staff. More recently he has led various regulatory compliance transformation initiatives.

Brian holds a BA Honours in Economics and a Securities Institute Diploma.

Learn more about myPOS Director Mina Nikolova

Mina Nikolova

Executive Director at myPOS AD

Mina joined myPOS as a Business Development Manager in 2015, contributing to the acquisition of more than 80 000 clients and fostering partnerships with over 150 myPOS promoters across Europe. Holder of Marketing degree from the Varna University of Economics, Mina’s professional background includes 9 years of experience in risk management and card operations. Responsible for business growth.

Learn more about myPOS AD CFO Maxim Kochnev

Maxim Kochnev

CFO at myPOS AD

Maxim joins the myPOS team in 2018 as Chief Financial Officer and takes charge of the company finance management. Maxim’s professional experience includes working for a company from the Big Four audit firms and more recently heading the finance team at a fast-growing service company for 5 years. Having managed international group of companies with outsourced operations in Bulgaria for 5 years, Maxim brings substantial BPO management experience.

In addition to being a CFA Charterholder, Maxim holds a Bachelor and a Master degree in Corporate Finance from the University of Economics, Varna.