Ogone Payment Services, an Ingenico company, has announced the new assignment of Peter de Caluwe as Executive Vice President e-payment taking care of the global e-payment strategy while remaining CEO of Ogone. Therefore, Jurgen Verstraete, Ogone’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), will be taking up the role of Managing Director Ogone and lead the daily operational management, starting 1 June.
Moreover, the group also communicated the appointments of Ludovic Houri as Chief Sales Officer Ogone and Erik Hogenkamp as General Manager Tunz with immediate effect.
“I would like to congratulate Jurgen for his promotion and wish him much success in this new challenge”, stated Peter De Caluwe, CEO of Ogone. “I’m also delighted that Ludovic Houri and Erik Hogenkamp have joined Ogone. Their experience in the payment industry and their extensive expertise in building and leading successful organisations will undoubtedly be considerable assets for Ogone’s future expansion and the cross-channel solutions we’ll be developing in the Ingenico Group”.
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