Pay.UK confirms David Pitt as new CEO
Pay.UK has today named David Pitt as our new Chief Executive Officer.
David will assume the role on 26 July, taking over from Interim CEO Matthew Hunt who will take up the newly-created role of Chief Strategy Officer, Deputy CEO.
Great thanks go to Matthew for leading the organisation as interim CEO and for everything he has delivered through this period of transition. I know that Pay.UK will continue to deliver the robust and resilient payments – the gold-standard – for the benefit of all our customers.”
Mark Hoban, Chair
David’s expertise delivering high profile projects, together with his background taking organisations through periods of transitional change, place him in an ideal position to lead Pay.UK. Most recently he was Chief Operating Officer leading a transformation strategy at the Government’s Test, Trace and Containment operation, and he has also worked across the insurance sector, both in the UK and internationally, including esure and RSA Insurance.
“Pay.UK is an organisation that is fundamental to the day-to-day lives of millions of people in the UK. Making payments faster, safer and easier in an increasingly digital world is our priority and as the architects of the UK’s payment system, working with the team, we will continue to provide the resilience and innovation consumers and businesses need every day.”
The newly-created Chief Strategy Officer, Deputy CEO will work closely with the CEO and the Board to define and execute Pay.UK’s long-term vision to power the UK economy as a preferred platform for retail payments strategy.
Matthew Hunt, Chief Strategy Officer, Deputy CEO