Payair steps up pace with the addition of credit card and international payment systems expertise

Payair, a global industry leader within mobile commerce, has retained Carlos Rodriguez as a senior advisor. Rodriguez is a well-known industry leader and experienced expert within credit cards and international payment systems. As Payair is entering into an exciting and fast paced global roll out phase Rodriguez will contribute to accelerate Payair´s work to consolidate its position as a leading global player within mobile commerce.

Carlos Rodriguez brings more than 25 years experience of senior management roles within sales, international payments systems and credit cards. Rodriguez has among other senior positions held a ten-year tenure as MasterCards General Manager Nordics.

Payair is a global industry leader with their mobile shopping solution, which was commercially launched more than one year ago. Payair is expanding rapidly and is entering into a very exciting and fast paced global roll out phase and therefore needs the experience Carlos Rodriguez brings to bear.

“Working with Payair is an incredibly exciting and rewarding assignment. Payairs offers a globally unique mobile commerce solution. Payair combines a huge commercial business opportunity, an engaged and very competent team with an entrepreneurial culture and leadership. My experience of international business development and of the international payment systems industry is intended to contribute to accelerate Payairs work to consolidate its position as a truly global leader in mobile commerce”, says Carlos Rodriguez.

Carlos Rodriguez brings a wealth of international business development and international payment systems experience.

“Carlos experience is a key and very important addition to our team’s knowledge base. This is critical to enable us to step up our work to take the company to the next level”, says Håkan Eriksson, Payair´s CEO.

For more information, please contact:
Håkan Eriksson, CEO Payair, tel: +46 73 4431100
Carlos Rodriguez, tel: +46 73 3501149

Payair is the industry leading mobile shopping solution that offers a fast, easy and secure way for consumers to shop using their smartphones. With the Payair application, consumers can complete their mobile purchase processes in less than ten seconds, on the Internet, as well as in retail shops, restaurants and other shopping environments. Businesses can speed up and simplify their sales processes, resulting in increased sales by using Payair’s suite of mobile shopping solutions.

The purchase process includes a ‘buy’ button when browsing the web on mobile phones or scanning of QR codes on the web that activates the Payair service on smartphones, authenticates the user, self-checkout and payment by credit or debit card from MasterCard or Visa. The solution is secured with multiple layers of encryption and no sensitive data is stored in the phone. The solution is free of charge for the customers and easy for the merchants to implement within their existing shopping and payment systems. Payair is a privately held Swedish company with franchise partners in several markets worldwide. For more information: www.payair.com

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Payair is the leading player in mobile commerce and offers an industry-leading platform for mobile commerce and payment solutions for financial institutions. With extensive experience in the development of mobile payment solutions for some of the world's largest banks and financial institutions, Payair is an expert in the development and hosting of digital wallets that make it possible to quickly, easily, and safely pay directly with your smartphone in less than ten seconds online and in physical stores. - Payair was the first company in Europe to develop a digital wallet that converges all bankcards on your smartphone.- Payair was the first certified vendor of Mastercard's MasterPass API wallet in the Nordics.- Payair has been appointed as Mastercard's highest-rated vendor. Payair is a privately-owned Swedish company with international franchise agreements in most markets worldwide.

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Carlos experience is a key and very important addition to our team’s knowledge base. This is critical to enable us to step up our work to take the company to the next level.
Håkan Eriksson, CEO Payair