In response to significant growth in the prepaid market, Raphaels Bank Card Services has made two significant appointments. Emily Utton, has been appointed Senior Relationship Manager and Alex Reddish has joined the business as Relationship Manager. The appointments round off a rapid period of growth for the Raphaels Bank Card Services team which has tripled in size in just 18 months.
The team’s expansion is in response to increasing demand for Raphaels’ innovative prepaid card programmes, including the recently launched RAC membership loyalty card.
Emily Utton has joined Raphaels Bank after five years at Paypoint, where she was an Account Manager, looking after the energy sector. Prior to that, she was Account Manager at the Home Retail Group. Joining Emily, Alex Reddish has joined the team as Relationship Manager, moving after two years as Relationship Manager at Ukash.
Raphaels Bank has also moved existing talent into new positions within the Card Services team. The role of Business Development Manager held by Emily Baum has now expanded to include Marketing.
Janet Johnston has expanded her role as Head of Operations to include Relationship Management. Susan Jordan is now Head of Compliance and Legal, moving from Head of Programme Delivery.
Andy Downes, General Manager, Card Services at Raphaels Bank comments, “As a leading player in the European prepaid card market, it’s essential that we continue to invest in the best talent to focus on our growth in this sector and drive innovation. We are now working with some major global brands to create attractive schemes that benefit our partners and their customers. This is a very exciting period in our growth and with the expertise of this newly expanded team, Raphaels Bank Card Services is set to go from strength to strength.”
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