Ron Kalifa is Executive Board Director of Worldpay (NYSE: WP; LSE: WPY), a global leader in integrated omni-commerce payments, processing more than 40 billion credit and debit card transactions annually.

Ron is co-Vice Chair of the FinTech Strategy Group, a cross-industry body set up to promote the UK Fintech sector. Ron is globally recognised as an influencer in the payments sector, having fostered strong relationships with card schemes, industry associations and customers. Additionally, he has significant executive and leadership experience, with key strengths in mergers and acquisitions and strategy development.

Previoulsy, Ron served as Chief Executive Officer of the organization for over 10 years. Prior to joining Worldpay, Ron held various executive roles within Financial Services across US and Europe.

Ron was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Year 2018 Honours List for services to financial services and technology.

Ron is currently a Non-Executive Director of Transport for London and the England and Wales Cricket T20 Board and is an Operating Partner for Advent International.

Ron was appointed Chairman of Network International in March 2019.

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