Skrill Group appoints a Chief Product and Marketing Officer

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Skrill Group has announced the appointment of Neil Ward as Chief Product and Marketing Office (CPMO).

This is a new position, recently created to deliver insight-driven customer value via a product and marketing strategy, Mr Ward will be based at Skrill Group’s global headquarters situated in London.

Prior to joining Skrill Group, Neil held the position of Senior Vice President and General Manager of Global Business Operations at Skype. He over looked the delivery of user experience and operation delivery in over 100 countries.

Siegfried Heimgaertner, Chief Executive Officer, Skrill Group, said: “Neil Ward’s appointment marks a significant step change for Skrill Group, bringing together the marketing and product functions across all Group Companies.  His international expertise and deep insight across both business and consumer segments will enable us to better understand and meet customer needs in the rapidly evolving payments industry, dovetailing with our track record of innovating to help our customers pay and get paid globally.”

Neil Ward said: “Looking across the payments space, Skrill Group stands out as having both the opportunity and ability to enable merchants and consumers alike to benefit from the continued expansion of eCommerce. The chance to deliver a product and marketing strategy that makes the most of this perfect storm is truly exciting. I look forward to being a member of Skrill Group’s executive management team and ensuring innovation continues to be something that is driven throughout the company.” 

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