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Our clients cover the entire payments value chain, from major retailers, payment schemes, alternative payment providers, open invoice providers, omnichannel cross border acquirers, card issuers, banks, to mobility service providers, solution vendors and fintech start-ups. We are proud to share with you some of our latest assignments and achievements.

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Connective Payments led a project implementing a new platform for strong growth. This included a vendor selection and the implementation of the solution.

MultiTankcard is the market leader in Mobility Services Expenses, providing a B2B chargecard. MultiTankcard performs autorisation and transaction processing for (leasing) companies and entrepreneurs. Connective Payments provided strategy consulting for the future payments transaction technology as MTc moves towards a multi-mobility proposition. In our recommendations for the future business model, we took into account value chain developments in the automotive sector as well as the parking sector, public transport, Electric Vehicle Charging and Fuel segments.

As Delivery Manager, Connective Payments helped FIS deliver and implement FIS’ OPF payment hub solutions at two major banks implementing SEPA, cross border and instant payment schemes.

Connective Payments led a project implementing a new platform for strong growth. This included a vendor selection and the implementation of the solution.

MultiTankcard is the market leader in Mobility Services Expenses, providing a B2B chargecard. MultiTankcard performs autorisation and transaction processing for (leasing) companies and entrepreneurs. Connective Payments provided strategy consulting for the future payments transaction technology as MTc moves towards a multi-mobility proposition. In our recommendations for the future business model, we took into account value chain developments in the automotive sector as well as the parking sector, public transport, Electric Vehicle Charging and Fuel segments.

As Delivery Manager, Connective Payments helped FIS deliver and implement FIS’ OPF payment hub solution at two major banks implementing SEPA, cross border and instant payment schemes.

As Vice President Merchant Services for Ingenico ePayments with offices in EMEA, APAC, LatAm and NorthAm, Connective Payments completed strategy execution. The mission for this assignment was to “bring merchants and related consumer services to the next level”. We led a transition towards a truly global operating service department, 24/7, following the sun service department. We completed fit-for-purpose customer segmentation, related SLA’s and operational processes. We acted as Business Owner for a new Salesforce implementation.

As Strategy Consultant, Connective Payments advised Mastercard on the major developments in the e-commerce arena. This included the emerging business models, the changing consumer habits including omnichannel uses and the requirements they held for seamless payment solutions. The output was a strong guidance to Mastercard’s e-commerce strategy, with a focus on innovation.

– As Program Manager responsible to lead the transition of ING’s merchant acquiring portfolio to Payvision. Managed cross business unit teams, improved governance and stakeholder management as well as working with Payvision on setting the development roadmap.

– As Senior Business Consultant, Connective Payments facilitated growth for ING Wholesale Banking’s International Merchant Acquiring services portfolio. The main focus was on strategic projects and successful onboarding of large merchants.

As Vice President Merchant Services for Ingenico ePayments with offices in EMEA, APAC, LatAm and NorthAm, Connective Payments completed strategy execution. The mission for this assignment was to “bring merchants and related consumer services to the next level”. We led a transition towards a truly global operating service department, 24/7, following the sun service department. We completed fit-for-purpose customer segmentation, related SLA’s and operational processes. We acted as Business Owner for a new Salesforce implementation.

As Strategy Consultant, Connective Payments advised Mastercard on the major developments in the e-commerce arena. This included the emerging business models, the changing consumer habits including omnichannel uses and the requirements they held for seamless payment solutions. The output was a strong guidance to Mastercard’s e-commerce strategy, with a focus on innovation.

– As Program Manager responsible to lead the transition of ING’s merchant acquiring portfolio to Payvision. Managed cross business unit teams, improved governance and stakeholder management as well as working with Payvision on setting the development roadmap.

– As Senior Business Consultant, Connective Payments facilitated growth for ING Wholesale Banking’s International Merchant Acquiring services portfolio. The main focus was on strategic projects and successful onboarding of large merchants.

  • As Program Manager, Connective Payments was responsible for Translink capabilities to deliver EMV contactless payments (NFC) in Dutch public transport during initiation and design phase, making possible the phased roll out.
  • As Business Consultant, Connective Payments connected Translink with the relevant payments players, payments brands, financial institutions and issuers, and completed acquiring partner selection.

As Strategy Consultant, Connective Payments managed the sessions and provided the content for the 2016-2017 Expert Group Payments within the Shopping Tomorrow research. The focus was on the requirements for successful checkout solutions, taking into account the new business models such as In-App purchases, subscriptions, contextual and social commerce.

As Strategy Consultant, Connective Payments assisted ABN AMRO in the definition of its omnichannel cross border acquiring proposition. Afterwards, we performed a thorough partner selection that resulted in a decision to redesign and equip the joint venture EMS with First Data. We coordinated the banks’ interests in the establishment of the joint venture.

  • As Program Manager, Connective Payments was responsible for Translink capabilities to deliver EMV contactless payments (NFC) in Dutch public transport during initiation and design phase, making possible the phased roll out.
  • As Business Consultant, Connective Payments connected Translink with the relevant payments players, payments brands, financial institutions and issuers, and completed acquiring partner selection.

As Strategy Consultant, Connective Payments managed the sessions and provided the content for the 2016-2017 Expert Group Payments within the Shopping Tomorrow research. The focus was on the requirements for successful checkout solutions, taking into account the new business models such as In-App purchases, subscriptions, contextual and social commerce.

As Strategy Consultant, Connective Payments assisted ABN AMRO in the definition of its omnichannel cross border acquiring proposition. Afterwards, we performed a thorough partner selection that resulted in a decision to redesign and equip the joint venture EMS with First Data. We coordinated the banks’ interests in the establishment of the joint venture.

As Strategy Consultant, Connective Payments performed a target market analysis on cross border acquiring opportunities. The extensive analysis of several countries covered the market specifics, domestic payment solutions, followed by a competition analysis and a go-to-market approach.

Seqr encompasses a payment platform with a financial ecosystem that enables (contactless) payments in physical checkouts, online and on mobile devices, money transfers (between users) domestically and internationally, as well as an advertising platform and sales channel. Connective Payments acted as Head of Operations Benelux and Country Manager / Head of Operations Northern Europe, based in Antwerpen.

As Strategy Consultant, Connective Payments performed a target market analysis on cross border acquiring opportunities. The extensive analysis of several countries covered the market specifics, domestic payment solutions, followed by a competition analysis and a go-to-market approach.

Seqr encompasses a payment platform with a financial ecosystem that enables (contactless) payments in physical checkouts, online and on mobile devices, money transfers (between users) domestically and internationally, as well as an advertising platform and sales channel. Connective Payments acted as Head of Operations Benelux and Country Manager / Head of Operations Northern Europe, based in Antwerpen.

Connective Payments fulfilled multiple roles for EMS:

  • As Product Owner, Connective Payments was responsible for the Strategic Development of a custom-built omnichannel merchant acquiring portal. In close cooperation with First Data, we developed one of the first omnichannel merchant portals in the industry. Check out at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=070nnMrLpcc
  • As Product Manager e-commerce and mobile payments, Connective Payments completed strategy execution, setting up this part of the portfolio. This included the support for new payments solutions such as Bancontact and Masterpass.
  • As Interim Product Team Manager, Connective Payments restructured the Product Management department.
  • As Interim Chief Commercial Officer, Connective Payments executed the sales strategy for omnichannel and cross border payment services towards customers and prospects, in close cooperation with ABN AMRO and First Data.
  • As Transition Manager Operations and Interim Manager Boarding, Connective Payments doubled the productivity of the department by optimizing organization, culture, staff growth and processes.
  • As Product Owner of the Sales Journey, Connective Payments optimized the customer onboarding experience and digitized the process reducing the throughput time from many to next day Boarding.

As Strategy Consultant, Connective Payments advised Arvato Financial Solutions on their portfolio of e-commerce-related financial solutions. Their unique portfolio provides a multi-payments service providers reach, risk solutions and open invoice via one integration, aimed at international high-end retailers in need of a strategic service that offers flexibility and control.

Connective Payments conducted an assessment of the current portfolio and made recommendations on both their value proposition and the way forward.

Interim management assignment at Currence (Dutch Payments Association) for the product schemes iDIN and iDEAL. Strategy development on iDEAL in combination with Instant Payments. Research and strategy on interchange fees. Leading the interaction on product development with all scheme participants. Steering the team towards more market orientation.

Connective Payments fulfilled multiple roles for EMS:

  • As Product Owner, Connective Payments was responsible for the Strategic Development of a custom-built omnichannel merchant acquiring portal. In close cooperation with First Data, we developed one of the first omnichannel merchant portals in the industry. Check out at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=070nnMrLpcc
  • As Product Manager e-commerce and mobile payments, Connective Payments completed strategy execution, setting up this part of the portfolio. This included the support for new payments solutions such as Bancontact and Masterpass.
  • As Interim Product Team Manager, Connective Payments restructured the Product Management department.
  • As Interim Chief Commercial Officer, Connective Payments executed the sales strategy for omnichannel and cross border payment services towards customers and prospects, in close cooperation with ABN AMRO and First Data.
  • As Transition Manager Operations and Interim Manager Boarding, Connective Payments doubled the productivity of the department by optimizing organization, culture, staff growth and processes.
  • As Product Owner of the Sales Journey, Connective Payments optimized the customer onboarding experience and digitized the process reducing the throughput time from many to next day Boarding.

As Strategy Consultant, Connective Payments advised Arvato Financial Solutions on their portfolio of e-commerce-related financial solutions. Their unique portfolio provides a multi-payments service providers reach, risk solutions and open invoice via one integration, aimed at international high-end retailers in need of a strategic service that offers flexibility and control.

Connective Payments conducted an assessment of the current portfolio and made recommendations on both their value proposition and the way forward.

Interim management assignment at Currence (Dutch Payments Association) for the product schemes iDIN and iDEAL. Strategy development on iDEAL in combination with Instant Payments. Research and strategy on interchange fees. Leading the interaction on product development with all scheme participants. Steering the team towards more market orientation.

With a diverse team, bringing to the table in Bucharest both industry knowledge and complex transition management experience, Connective Payments facilitated the initiation of Bitdefender’s digital transformation. Tangible results: a quick scan making transparent the high potential of the business case, RFI/RFP and partner selection for both Subscription Billing and Payment Provisioning, the Business Case Validation and Project Initiation confirming the significant value creation.

With a diverse team, bringing to the table in Bucharest both industry knowledge and complex transition management experience, Connective Payments facilitated the initiation of Bitdefender’s digital transformation. Tangible results: a quick scan making transparent the high potential of the business case, RFI/RFP and partner selection for both Subscription Billing and Payment Provisioning, the Business Case Validation and Project Initiation confirming the significant value creation.