Global Processing Services (GPS) lures in Rob France as VP of Sales to support its next phase of growth

Share this post

30 April 2019, LONDON: Global Processing Services (GPS), the issuer processor of choice enabling next-generation payment technology for banks, non-banks and Fintechs, today announced the appointment of Rob France as VP of Sales EMEA.

From the outset, GPS has built a different kind of issuer processing platform, one that allows flexibility, speed to market and enables fintechs to push the boundaries to innovate, today it is powering the likes of Starling Bank, Revolut, Pleo, Glint, Stocard and Skrill.

Rob’s responsibilities include overseeing the business development, technical pre-sales and strategic partnership teams, to continue the drive in international growth and diversification of client verticals and propositions across the regions. As a member of the senior leadership team, he reports to Chief Commercial Officer, Neil Harris.

“We are delighted to welcome Rob to our senior team. He brings a depth and breadth of payment industry knowledge and experience, particularly around banking and payments that will enhance the capabilities of GPS and add to the strength of our award-winning team”, comments Joanne Dewar, CEO of Global Processing Services.

Rob brings to GPS more than 20 years’ experience in selling high tech identity mobile, payment and banking propositions accompanied with an in-depth expertise in complex solutions around the banking ecosystem. Most recently he has fortified his knowledge within areas such as Banking as a Service, Open Banking and Digital Banking.

Prior to joining GPS, Rob has held various regional sales leadership positions in companies such as Idemia, Gemalto, CPI Card Group and TomTom where he was responsible for developing go-to-market strategies coupled with direct responsibility for revenue and market share growth. Over his career Rob has built a strong network of industry contacts and partner relationships across the payments industry and banking sector.

Of his new appointment with Global Processing Services, Rob says: “I have tracked with admiration the success of GPS as the pioneer of next-gen issuer processors and I have collaborated from a partner perspective in former roles, I am extremely excited about the opportunity to help drive the next stage of accelerated growth directly”

Neil Harris, Chief Commercial Officer commenting on the appointment, says, ‘Rob joins GPS at a pivotal time, where we are seeing the company experience exponential growth globally. His wealth of expertise and experience will help support the next phase of growth of the company as we expand to new markets.”



About Global Processing Services

Global Processing Services (GPS) is the issuer processor enabling many of today’s most high-profile fintech innovators and disruptors. It is certified by Mastercard and Visa to process and manage any credit, debit or prepaid card transaction globally.

GPS enables the emerging payments industry to deliver breakthrough innovations through a unique combination of proprietary technology, its people and partners.

At the heart of its capability is GPS Apex, its single global issuer processing platform. Built entirely by its own payment experts, GPS Apex offers easy integration with Issuers, Programme Managers, card manufacturers and many other service providers.

It has integrated with over 40 issuing banks globally and operates programmes for 100+ clients in 60 countries using over 150 currencies, enabling its clients to innovate and deliver exciting new value propositions for end users around the world.

For more information:

Media enquiries:

Nim Haas | Head of Marketing |

More To Explore


Are you a member of The Payments Association?

Member benefits include free tickets, discounts to more tickets, elevated brand visibility and more. Sign in to book tickets and find out more.


Log in to access complimentary passes or discounts and access exclusive content as part of your membership. An auto-login link will be sent directly to your email.

Having trouble signing?

We use an auto-login link to ensure optimum security for your members hub. Simply enter your professional work e-mail address into the input area and you’ll receive a link to directly access your account.

First things first

Have you set up your Member account yet? If not, click here to do so.

Still not receiving your auto-login link?

Instead of using passwords, we e-mail you a link to log in to the site. This allows us to automatically verify you and apply member benefits based on your e-mail domain name.

Please click the button below which relates to the issue you’re having.

I didn't receive an e-mail

Tip: Check your spam

Sometimes our e-mails end up in spam. Make sure to check your spam folder for e-mails from The Payments Association

Tip: Check “other” tabs

Most modern e-mail clients now separate e-mails into different tabs. For example, Outlook has an “Other” tab, and Gmail has tabs for different types of e-mails, such as promotional.

Tip: Click the link within 60 minutes

For security reasons the link will expire after 60 minutes. Try submitting the login form again and wait a few seconds for the e-mail to arrive.

Tip: Only click once

The link will only work one time – once it’s been clicked, the link won’t log you in again. Instead, you’ll need to go back to the login screen and generate a new link.

Tip: Delete old login e-mails

Make sure you’re clicking the link on the most recent e-mail that’s been sent to you. We recommend deleting the e-mail once you’ve clicked the link.

Tip: Check your security policies

Some security systems will automatically click on links in e-mails to check for phishing, malware, viruses and other malicious threats. If these have been clicked, it won’t work when you try to click on the link.

Need to change your e-mail address?

For security reasons, e-mail address changes can only be complete by your Member Engagement Manager. Please contact the team directly for further help.

Still got a question?