AstroPay, a global payment solutions provider recently announced the appointment of Fayyaz Ansari as the Chief Financial Officer. He has worked for over two decades in the finance sector and has an understanding of the global payments industry. Before joining the company he worked at Skrill, NETELLER and Income Access which is a part of Paysafe Group as CFO of their digital wallet division and the board member of regulated entities.
Mikael Lijtenstein, CEO of AstroPay, commented: “I am delighted to welcome Fayyaz to AstroPay where he will undoubtedly make an immediate impact as we aim to become the world’s leading payments platform. His wealth of experience will be essential in implementing our strategic plans to accelerate growth and position AstroPay for the future. Fayyaz and the team will contribute to our mission of providing financial freedom to millions of people worldwide. He is an excellent addition to the AstroPay team and I look forward to working with him in our journey.”
Fayyaz Ansari, CFO of AstroPay added: “I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to join AstroPay as the next step in my career. I am excited about working with a team that is passionate about the business, has a clear strategy and always puts customers’ needs first. With its commitment to global expansion, a strong business model, a focus on diversity and proud history, AstroPay is well positioned for extraordinary growth and impact. I believe the company’s unique value proposition and strong foundation will allow the business to grow and execute its vision of making payments much more accessible to customers around the world.”
He’s based in the UK and will be responsible for overseeing AstroPay’s global financial management. His leadership experience includes controllership, treasury, financial planning and analysis, tax restructuring, corporate finance, performance management, M&A and strategic planning. He holds an MBA from Warwick Business School.