Total Processing, the Manchester-based payments FinTech, has announced that Martin Gilbert will be joining its board.

Martin Gilbert, current chairman of Revolut and founder of Aberdeen Asset Management, brings with him extensive experience in both traditional and disruptive financial services.

As CEO of Aberdeen Asset Management from 1991 to 2017, he helped grow the company into one of the world’s leading independent asset managers with £308bn of assets under management.

Over the past three years, Gilbert has also played a key role in Revolut’s growth from an innovative FinTech company to a challenger bank.

His appointment is part of Total Processing’s plans to scale the business and expand its international reach.

Total Processing, founded in 2015, continues to grow its client base and help its customers make processing payments as seamless and secure as possible.

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Rob Pallin, CEO at Total Processing, added: “It’s a real privilege to welcome Martin to the Total Processing team. His wealth of industry knowledge and strategic business experience is second-to-none, and his guidance will be invaluable.

“It also comes at a perfect moment for us. We have big plans for 2023 and with Martin’s support, I am confident that the upward trajectory of Total Processing will only continue as we strive towards our mission to be the most customer-focused payments company in the world.”

Commenting on his appointment, Gilbert said: “Total Processing has already established itself as one of the UK’s most exciting FinTech companies.

“I’m eager to start working with Total Processing’s board to help scale its operation globally. With its focus on providing a complete service to its customers and the global shift towards digital payments, there is a huge opportunity here.”

Total Processing aims to simplify the complex and unnecessary problems in payment processing.

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