Cashflows, the platform that makes it easy for merchants to accept payments, has appointed Philip Harding as account development director.

He previously spent 12 years at Barclaycard Payments, where he rose to the rank of director of international corporates. In this role, Harding focused on financial services and insurance, following various roles in issuing and acquiring. He has previous experience working at FedEx, where he held the position of national business development executive.

Harding will leverage his multinational processing experience to drive Cashflows’ independent software vendor (ISV) strategy forward and nurture relationships with customers and partners.

Following Cashflows’ rapid growth over 2022, he will focus on cementing Cashflows’ best-in-class customer engagement, and further developing Cashflows’ solutions designed to optimise payment acceptance for small and medium financial services, insurance and software businesses.

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Hannah Fitzsimons, CEO, Cashflows, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Philip to the team. At Cashflows, business is always personal, and our team work tirelessly to understand our partners, customers and industries inside out.

“Philip’s appointment will further enhance these relationships, while enabling us to evolve our offering to corporates in the financial, insurance and software industries.”

Harding added: “Cashflows is uniquely positioned within the payments industry. With vast payments industry expertise across the business, we can maintain our agility and innovative approach to payment processing and acquiring.

“Joining the team, I have big ambitions to drive significant incremental value to our existing customers and partners, while making a real splash in the financial and insurance industries. I’m beyond excited at what we’re going to achieve.”

Cashflows plans to make more hires over 2023, particularly across its technology, product and commercial teams.

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In November 2021, Cashflows was named Best Merchant Acquirer or Processor at the Payments Awards.