DOCOMO Digital appoints Jonathan Bennett as SVP to grow its payments’ portfolio with global fintech partnerships
6 October, London
NTT DOCOMO’s international payments’ business, DOCOMO Digital, has announced the appointment of Jonathan Bennett as its new Senior Vice President, responsible for all commercial activities globally to lead the company’s ambitions to scale its payments-as-a-managed-services-platform offering for digital merchants and mobile carriers. Mr. Bennett will be a part of the executive team, reporting to the CEO.
Jonathan joins DOCOMO Digital from Cashflows, a European fintech, where he served as the Chief Commercial Officer. He brings deep expertise in scaling payments’ businesses, having previously held leadership roles with American Express, Travelex, MasterCard and Kalixa.
Commenting on his new role, Mr. Bennett said: “I am very excited to be tasked with the responsibility of leading the next phase of growth for DOCOMO Digital Payments. NTT DOCOMO has set a strong example of building a fast-growing fintech business for mobile carriers, and this lineage of innovation in payments enables DOCOMO Digital to be growth catalysts for OTT services and digital merchants.”
Jonathan Kriegel, CEO of DOCOMO Digital, said: “Jonathan Bennett joins us at a moment of transformation, and I am truly excited to welcome him to our diverse and talented team. We want to be laser-focused on further scaling our global payments’ footprint by expanding our partnership with payment providers as also delivering on our promise of service excellence to our merchant partners. And having someone like Jonathan lead the commercial team will enable us to do just that.”
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DOCOMO Digital is the international payments business of NTT DOCOMO. We partner with carriers, merchants, OTT services, app stores and payment providers in both developed and emerging markets around the world. We solve the challenges of customer acquisition and retention, regulation, and complexity for our partners with alternative payment methods such as direct carrier billing and digital wallets. With teams based in fifteen countries, we enable our partners to grow their digital services revenues while enhancing the customer experience for their users. Our robust managed services platform and coverage across carriers and the most locally relevant payment methods enable faster time-to-market, especially for streaming, gaming, eCommerce, and productivity application providers.
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