Mobile money specialist Monitise plc has changed its leadership structure, appointing Elizabeth Buse as co-CEO alongside current Chief Executive Alastair Lukies.
Ms Buse, who’d previously served on the Monitise board, stepped down from her role as Executive Vice President of Solutions for Visa earlier this year. She’ll focus on day-to-day operations, while Mr Lukies will concentrate on the company’s relationships with partners, stakeholders and shareholders.
In addition, two new non-executive directors have been appointed: Amanda Burton and Paulette Garafalo.
Alistair Lukies said “Elizabeth, who has been familiar with Monitise over a number of years, is a universally respected and talented executive with incredible expertise in international payments. I am delighted that Elizabeth is joining us at such an important point in the Monitise journey to help me lead the next chapter in our history. On behalf of our staff around the world I welcome Elizabeth and very much look forward to working shoulder to shoulder with her, leveraging our complementary skills as we capitalise on the global Mobile Money opportunity.”
Monitise offers mobile banking and mobile payment services that are used by payment providers, mobile companies and retailers including Telefónica, Samsung, BlackBerry, eBay, B&Q, Carphone Warehouse, Visa Europe and MasterCard.