Masseh Haidary Appointed Chief Executive Officer – Payments, Global Payments Australia and New Zealand

Masseh Haidary Appointed Chief Executive Officer – Payments, Global Payments Australia and New Zealand

Leading global technology and software payments provider, Global Payments Inc., has appointed Masseh Haidary as the CEO – Payments for the Oceania region.

Masseh Haidary’s previous roles included Executive Manager at Salmat, Director of Government at Optus Enterprise and recently finished up after almost three years as the CEO at Delv.

Haidary has over 20 years of experience leading key divisions and organisations across technology, telecommunication and digital industries, with a successful track record driving strong commercial results and business transformation outcomes.

“It is an exciting time to be joining Global Payments, and I am looking forward to supporting and leading the Payments businesses here in Oceania,” he said.

“The payments landscape is constantly evolving and Global Payments is strongly positioned to capitalise on these market opportunities alongside an industry leading team and the backing of a Fortune 500 global powerhouse.”

Mark Reid, Global Payments’ Managing Director – Oceania said that Masseh’s alignment to the company’s values, culture and customers made him the obvious candidate, along with his reputation of business transformation and executive level leadership.

“We are thrilled to have Masseh onboard as he will be instrumental in driving our strategy of significant growth and innovation, in the Australia and New Zealand markets.

“The team and I look forward to working with Masseh to deliver seamless customer experiences and execute on growth opportunities in the market,” Reid said.

Global Payments Inc. owns and operates five brands in the APAC region, including payment technology platforms Ezidebit, Eway and Global Payments Australia, which offer wholesale payment processing solutions to payment facilitators. It also owns leading SaaS businesses; Storman, the largest provider of self-storage management software in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom; and Sentral Education, a leading cloud-based school management software platform that currently services more than 3,000 schools in Australia.