Monitise appoints Tom Houghton as Non-Executive Director

Monitise has announced that Tom Houghton has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.

Tom is Visa Europe’s new nominated director to the Board of Monitise and replaces Steve Chambers, who as previously announced on 2 April 2014, stepped down from the Board of Monitise following his resignation from Visa Europe.

He joined Visa in 2011 as Head of Processing, which accounts for 35% of the business’ overall revenue, At Visa Europe; Tom heads the Core Payments division of the business.

Commenting on Tom’s appointment, Monitise Chairman Peter Ayliffe said: “We are delighted to welcome Tom to the Monitise Board. As Monitise accelerates towards its subscription-based business model, we look forward to benefiting from Tom’s wealth of relevant experience in international payments. His insights will be directly relevant to our vision of enabling businesses to help their customers’ bank, pay and buy on the move in our increasingly connected mobile world.”

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