Bankgirot recruits from Verifone

8/15/2017 The transformation at Bankgirot continues with a central management recruitment. Jonas Rörsgård becomes Chief Commercial Officer - Head of the Business Areas Digital Services and Sales & Market. The recruitment strengthens Sweden's most experienced fintech company in its efforts to meet competition in the payment market.

”We welcome Jonas Rörsgård who will help to take Bankgirot to the next level in terms of customer relations and innovative payment solutions for the future," says Jeanette Jäger, CEO at Bankgirot.

Bankgirot is a European clearing house that has delivered market-leading financial infrastructure to banks, payment institutions and companies since 1959. Through innovative solutions in the payment area, Bankgirot today handles transactions of nearly SEK 60 billion on a daily basis.

”It is with great pleasure that I’ve agreed to embark on Bankgiro's exciting journey on the hot payment market. Among other things, I will contribute with my broad background from different industries, focusing on sales management, business models and the customer, "says Jonas Rörsgård.

Prior to Bankgirot, Jonas Rörsgård has been with Verifone Sweden AB as CEO, and has previously held leading roles in Tieto. He will start his new position in January 2018.

Bankgirot has about 260 employees and includes the financial infrastructure Bankgiro and Real-Time Payments. The company develops and manages services such as Swish, Autogiro and electronic identification and signing. Our systems are part of the central payment system in Sweden and therefore we operate under the supervision of Finansinspektionen (FI).

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