Jon Marchant, Chief Information Officer, PayPoint plc presents BabeL at the ACI EXCHANGE EMEA 2014

on 12 May 2014

The presentation will describe PayPoint the company and illustrate how the adoption of Postilion in 2000 has been fundamental to its success. The presentation will then highlight the company’s switch strategy which will see it retire existing home made switches and consolidate on to Postilion.

This move will see transaction volume throughput increase from today’s 150 million per annum to in excess of 800 million transactions. Through Postilion PayPoint makes and will continue to make a vital contribution to UK society – energy payments for the vulnerable; welfare benefit payments; pension payments etc. In the presentation I will specifically cover:

  • The use of a generic sink node which has been used across 100+ clients where those clients could accommodate ISO8583.
  • The introduction of a web service sink node capability through BabeLTM.
  • The move to Active:Active.

Jon Marchant is responsible for all aspects of IT management within the UK, European and North American payment businesses. An experienced IT leader and change specialist who has worked in several blue chip financial services and retail organisations, he has undertaken, at director and CIO level, all core IT disciplines covering application development, strategic and operating planning, information security, risk and governance, internal transformational change and infrastructure management & service delivery.

Jon joined PayPoint from the Co-operative Group, where he was Director of Change, responsible for the management of the Financial Services division’s project portfolio. Prior to this, he was Director of IT Operations with responsibility for the management of IT services and infrastructure for the Financial Services division.

Prior to the Co-operative Group Jon was Director of Management Services at Capital One, one of the UK's top ten credit card companies, where he was responsible for transformational change, including outsourcing and supplier initiatives. He was previously Director of Application Development, responsible for all front office and Internet systems development.


*ACI Exchange 2014 will take place at the EPIC SANA Lisboa Hotel, Lisbon


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