PPRO has promoted chief commercial officer Motie Bring to the role of chief executive officer.

Bring will replace current CEO Simon Black, who announced his departure from the digital payments platform earlier this year. 

Among Bring’s two decades of experience are a number of executive positions with global providers. Prior to joining PPRO, he spent seven years in senior management roles at Worldpay and most recently served as chief commercial officer at payments technology company Nuvei. 

“With his passionate, customer-centric approach, breadth of payments experience and proven track record of developing, guiding and inspiring teams, Motie is the ideal leader to take PPRO to the next level as we focus on the many exciting growth opportunities that lie ahead,” said Lázaro Campos, chairman. 

“I would also like to thank Simon Black for his great leadership since 2015, transforming PPRO into a pivotal industry pioneer with a unique proposition unlocking local markets for global payments players.” 

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Black said: “I am immensely proud of our great achievements over the past eight and a half years and I feel very privileged to have led such a talented team.

“The business is well-positioned to accelerate growth and I have no doubt that, under Motie and the new leadership team, PPRO will go from strength to strength.”

Bring added: “I am honoured to have the opportunity to lead PPRO into a new era for payments,  focusing on executing our exciting roadmap for growth and delivery to service our customers and partners.”

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