Shieldpay, the market leader in secure digital payments, has appointed Sophie Condie as its news chief operating officer.

Condie has spent a year at Shieldpay, previously working as director of operations and will report directly into CEO Peter Janes.

She said: “Since joining the team here at Shieldpay, it’s been the most incredible transformational journey, being surrounded by supportive and ambitious colleagues has been integral to the successful implementation of new ways of working to deliver operational efficiencies and excellence.

“I am looking forward to our continued success in the FinTech space, disrupting legacy payment capabilities and securing the world’s most complex, contingent payments.”

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Her career has included spells at Barclays Corporate Banking and Royal Bank of Scotland.

Peter Janes, CEO, Shieldpay, added: “This is very much deserved. Since day one, Sophie has made a huge contribution to the scaling of operations within Shieldpay but she has also demonstrated drive and determination to get Shieldpay where we deserve to be.

“She cares about this company and our team a lot and that contributed enormously to this decision. Shieldpay has never had a COO and I couldn’t be happier that we are promoting Sophie to take on this crucial role alongside myself and the board. Exciting times ahead.”

Shieldpay is a market leader in providing secure digital payments, specialising in transactions that need more than just straight-through processing.

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